Pascal Morand holds a post-graduate DEA of Paris Dauphine University, a Doctorate in Economics and is a graduate of HEC (“Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales”). He is Professor in the department of Economics, Law and Social Sciences, in the Paris and Berlin campuses. He is also the Director of i7, the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness at ESCP Europe.
He is an Associate Professor at IFM (“Institut Français de la Mode”). President of the strategic Board of Les Docks-Cité de la Mode et du Design, member of the (French) Academy of Technologies, member of the CEFDG (Commission d’Evaluation des Formations et Diplômes de Gestion).
He was Dean of ESCP Europe from 2006 to 2012 and Director General of IFM from 1987 to 2006. He also was a trustee of the Board of the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle” (ENSCI), of the Board of the “Union Française des Arts du Costume” (UFAC) and member of the scientific board of the Coe-Rexecode.
Pascal Morand has written numerous books, chapters and articles dealing with International Economics and links between Economics and Culture. In particular, he published in 2001 La victoire de Luther, dedicated to the Economic and Monetary Union in the European Union, His most recent book, Les religions et le luxe : l'éthique de la richesse d'Orient en Occident, was published in 2012.
Pascal Morand also undertook numerous projects on international economics, textile strategy, fashion, design, and creation for French governmental bodies, the European Commission and European firms. He was also actively involved between 2002 and 2006 in formulating and implementing a new strategy for the Moroccan textile industry. In particular, he headed the team who wrote the white book of Moroccan textile and garment industry in 2003.
He was also in charge of several missions for Christine Lagarde, then Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment of France, respectively on globalization (Mondialisation : changeons de posture, La Documentation française, April 2007), on global innovation and ways to promote it (Pour une nouvelle vision de l’innovation, with Delphine Manceau, La Documentation française, April 2009) and on accounting standards and the financial crisis (Normes comptables et crise financière, with Didier Marteau, February 2010).