Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is composed of representatives from the 7 faculties and our partners.

The Advisory Board’s objectives are :

  • Provide guidance to the Direction of the HUB for the entrepreneurial strategy of UNIL
  • Assure alignment of key priorities and activities with the needs of the faculties and the regional ecosystem
  • Act as a relay whithin the faculty that he or she represents 


The members

Faculty / Partners Members


Professor and Vice-President Déborah Philippe

Professor Jeffrey Petty

Faculté des Lettres

Professor and Dean Dave Lüthi

Faculté de Théologie et Sciences des religions 

Professor and Dean David Hamidovic

His alternate Professor Wissam Halawi

Faculté de Droit, des Sciences Criminelles et d’Administration Publique

Professor Jean-Luc Chenaux  

Faculté des Géosciences et de l’Environnement

Senior Lecturer Sophie Swaton

Faculté des Hautes Études Commerciales

Executive Director, innovation, quality and research Carolyn Magnani

Faculté de Biologie et de Médecine

Professor Nicolas Mermod

Faculté des Sciences Sociales et Politiques 

Professor Fabien Ohl


Director of Biopôle Nasri Nahas


Director of PACTT Stefan Kohler 


Programme Manager of CHIC (HEC-EPFL-ECAL) Marc Laperrouza 


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