Jean-Pierre Lehmann is Professor of International Political Economy at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland and founder of The Evian Group @ IMD - an international coalition of business, government and opinion leaders committed to an open, inclusive, equitable and sustainable global market economy in a rules-based multilateral framework.
Prior to joining IMD, Jean-Pierre had a distinguished career in academia, journalism and strategic consulting. He acts in various leading capacities in a number of public policy institutes and organisations. He is also an advisor to governments and corporations and a frequent commentator in the international media. He has spent most of his professional life working on and in Asia. Since the 1990s he has also managed projects in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, North and sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
He obtained his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, Washington DC, and his doctorate from Oxford University.
Areas of Expertise/Research Interests:
- Global Governance
- Global History
- East Asia and The Rise of the Global South
- Trade and Development