iaelyon Board

In accordance with its status as internal School, iaelyon is governed by a Board. Since June 2015, iaelyon’s Board has been chaired by Mr Thierry FAYETTE, Senior Vice-President Human Resources, Renault Trucks France.
iaelyon Board is made up of 29 elected and appointed members:  

  • Elected members represent academic and administrative teams and students.
  • Outside personalities, appointed members, represent the socio-economic world: the city of Lyon, the General Council, the Regional Council, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon, Lyon-Rhône Employers Association (MEDEF), the Regional Association of Rhône-Alpes Chartered Accountants.

The Board has regularly been chaired by leading figures of the regional socio-economic world, a sure sign of iaelyon’s visibility and recognition by the economic world. 
One may mention Alain Mérieux, President of BioMerieux, Chairman of iaelyon from 1992 to 1995, Alain Godard, President of Aventis Crop Science, Chairman of iaelyon from 1995 to 1998 ; Hervé Laurent, Founder of Deloitte, Chairman of iaelyon from 1998 to 2002; Gilles Vicard, President of Neptune Technologies, Chairman of iaelyon from 2002 to 2008 ; Roger Monnami, President and Founder of the Sonepar Group, Chairman of iaelyon from 2008 to 2009, Xavier Riescher, CEO of the Panzani Group, Chairman of iaelyon from 2009 to 2012 and Bruno Rousset, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the April Group and Chief Executive Officer of the Evolem Group from 2012 to 2015.

Role of the Board:

The Board exercises administrative, financial, educational and scientific powers with regard to iaelyon, within the framework of University Jean Moulin policy and in compliance with the regulations in force in Higher Education and Research. It may use committees’ analyses and opinions to make choices and it sets the strategic directions. 

Membership of iaelyon Board


Mr Thierry FAYETTE, Senior Vice-President Human Resources, Renault Trucks France (elected June 29, 2015)
Chairman of the Board

Mr Jérôme RIVE,
Dean of iaelyon

Elected members

(elections on January, 27. 2014)

  • Mrs Hanane BEDDI, Senior Lecturer
  • Mr Jean-Jack CEGARRA, University Professor 
  • Mr Eric DISSON, Senior Lecturer
  • Mrs Caroline HUSSLER, University Professor
  • Mr Jean-Fabrice LEBRATY, University Professor
  • Mr Alain MARION, University Professor
  • Mrs Corinne MONTOYA, PRAG
  • Mr Anass NIDAM, Senior Lecturer
  • Mrs Véronique ZARDET, University Professor
(elections on January, 27. 2014)
  • Mr Gilbert GAUTHIER
  • Mr Dany RAJON
(elections on November, 2015) 
  • Ms Judith MAYEUR, Master 1st year
  • Mr Romain BLACHE, Bachelor 3rd year
  • Ms Alexandra PIVIDAL, Bachelor 2nd year
  • Mr Mehdi BENZHEDA, Bachelor 3rd year
  • Ms Gaëlle DANDRIEUX, Master 2nd year
  • Ms Aziliz LECART, Master 2nd year
  • M. Louis LAFOND, Master 2nd year
  • Mr Jean-Arnaud NIEPCERON, Bachelor 2nd year

Appointed members: outside personalities

Regional Association of Rhône-Alpes Chartered Accountants: Mr Damien DREUX, Chartered Accountant

Lyon-Rhône Employers Association (MEDEF) : Mr Jérôme RAILLARD, Chaiman, POLYTRAMES

General Council : Mr Frédéric MIGUET
Vice-President of the Rhône General Council

Regional Council : Appointment pending

City of Lyon : Ms Anne BUGNERA

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon : Mr Nicolas FERRER

C.G.C. - CFE : Mr Noël JUQUEL

iaelyon : Mr. François CORTEEL

Contact :
Executive Officer
Tel : (33) 0-4 78 78 76 64

Last updated: December 20, 2017