Viviane de Beaufort is Professor and co-Director of the European Center for Law and Economics at ESSEC Business School. She holds a Doctorate in European Community Law, from the University of Paris I- La Sorbonne and a Master's in Political Science, Jean Monnet Chair.
Viviane has authored several publications and held conferences on Corporate Governance topics with a comparative approach. She is involved in several think-tanks and associations such as European Corporate Governance Institute, Institute of Financial Accountants, and the Institute of Directors, and is involved in European public governance.
Viviane has been significantly involved in gender diversity issues in professional networks and is the academic director of the programmes “EAF Women Entrepreneurs" and "Women be European Board Ready" at ESSEC Business School.