Gilles Basset

Director Of Executive,
Customised Programs
Emlyon Business School

Gilles Basset is Director for tailor-made program in Executive Education at emlyon business school. For nearly 30 years now, Gilles has been involved in marketing, designing, developing and rolling out leadership development, skill-build and change management initiatives across a broad array of companies and industries in France and Europe (Kuhn+Nagel, Atos, Groupama, Capgemini, Murex…). Passionate about creative and impactful program design, Gilles constantly shares his views and experience with clients, partners, consultancies and social science researchers in order to continually adapt program offering, improve learning impact and deliver positive change in organizations. His core belief is that today, more than ever perhaps, leadership and learning are decisive factors in driving organizations successfully in a most uncertain and challenging future. As thought leader in the field, Gilles co-authored The Grand 8: from learning to transformation, Ed. UGA-PUG in 2021 (in French), a handbook for designing and delivering high-impact, transformative programs in support of purposeful change in organization’s managerial culture.