Dean, School of Management and Social Sciences (SMSS)

Dean, School of Management and Social Sciences (SMSS)

Professor Chantal Epié

Prior to joining the School of Management and Social Sciences in 2014, Prof. Epié had been a member of the LBS faculty since 1993. Professor Chantal Epié is a professor of human resources management. She has over 30 years’ experience as a management trainer. She teaches management communication, organisational behaviour and personal skills (negotiation, time management, personal effectiveness, speedreading and so on) in LBS programmes, and has written over 50 cases and technical notes for these courses. She is also a visiting professor of business ethics and management at the MDE Business School, formerly known as Institut de Hautes Etudes – Afrique (IHE), Abidjan.

Prof. Epié graduated in Law from the University of Paris, later obtained an MSc in Organisational Behaviour from the University of London, and then a Doctorate in Business Administration from Business School Lausanne. She is also a certified MBTI practitioner.

Her past research was in negotiation, teamwork and work stress. The focus of her current research is work-family integration and the organisational benefits of work-life balance. She is a director of the Institute for Work and Family Integration (IWFI), a non-profit initiative to promote work-family balance in Nigeria.