EFMD Global

EFMD Global is a non-profit, membership-driven, global organisation dedicated to management development. With its network of 30.000 management professionals from academia, companies, public service and consultancies that aim to develop socially responsible leaders and managers, EFMD plays a central role in shaping a global approach to management education providing a unique forum for information, research, networking, and debate on innovation and best practice.


Dr. Christophe Terrasse

Director of the International Projects department. For over 20 years, he has mentored universities and business schools to put in place programme and/or institutional quality assurance processes, provided trainings on international quality assurance and impact assessment and coordinated the creation of methodologies for measuring the impact and social dimension of higher education.


He participates regularly in international conferences as expert speaker on quality assurance, impact and internationalization of higher education and is also currently a Professor of Marketing at HEC Paris.

María Quílez

Manager of the International Projects department. She manages the projects linked to the green, ethical and social transformation of higher education as well as others about entrepreneurship, digitalization and internationalization. She is also involved in all the projects linked to gender equality and innovation.


She is responsible for the projects’ dissemination and exploitation as well as the elaboration of quality assurance plans, reports and indicators in accordance with the EFMD quality assurance accreditations.

It is recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities certifying quality management education through its accreditation labels for institutions (EQUIS), programmes (EFMD Accredited), online courses (EOCCS) corporate learning programmes (CLIP), programmes for developing QA mechanisms (EDAF) and impact assessment (BSIS). With the support of 960+ members across 90+ countries, EFMD acts as a catalyst to promote and enhance excellence in management development globally.