Guy Olivier Faure,PhD
Visiting Professor, CEIBS, China-Europe International Business School, Shanghai, China
Professor and Vice-president, CERIS, Centre Européen de Recherches Internationales et Stratégiques, Brussels, Belgium
Director at the PIN, International Conflict Resolution Center, GIGA, Hamburg, GermanyEDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Ph.D. in Sociology, the Sorbonne University, Paris (1974).
Diploma from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris (1971).
Diploma from Cambridge University (1972).
Languages: French; English
The Sorbonne University, Paris (from 1978 until 2008)
CERIS, Brussels (from 1998 until now)
CEMI, Beijing (from 1990- 1995)
CEIBS, Shanghai (from 1995 until now)
PIN, IIASA, Vienna; Austria (1989- 2008); Clingendael Institute, The Hague, Netherlands (2009- 2017); GIGA, Hamburg, Germany (from 2018 until now).
Professor Faure has made some innovating breakthrough at the Sorbonne University, Paris, by introducing new topics such as Strategic Thinking and Action, the Future International Relations, international Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. He has done extensive work in domains such as Long Term Strategic Forecast, Terrorism, and Business Security. He engages in consulting and training activities with multinational companies, governments and international organizations. Among them: UNESCO, the European Union, and the World Trade Organization. He is referenced in the Diplomat’s Dictionary published by the United States Peace Press, Washington. He is also quoted as one of the “2000 outstanding Scholars of the 21st Century” by the International Biographical Centre,Cambridge,U.K.He has lectured in a number of renowned universities and institutions such asHarvard Law School,New YorkUniversity, Johns Hopkins (Washington),OxfordUniversity, etc.
Professor Faure is a member of the editorial board of the three major international journals dealing with international relations, theory and practice: International Negotiation (Washington), Negotiation Journal (Harvard), and Group Decision and Negotiation (New York). He has authored, co-authored and edited 19 books and over 120 articles. Among his most recent publications are “Unfinished Business: why negotiations fail” (University of Georgia Press,USA), “Negotiating with Terrorists” (Routledge), “How people Negotiate” (Kluwer Academic), and “Escalation and Negotiation” (Cambridge) with William Zartman. Together with Jeffrey Z. Rubin, he published “Culture and Negotiation” (Sage). His works have been published in twelve different languages. Four of his books have been published in Chinese including “Negotiating with Terrorists: Strategy, tactics and politics”.
Member of the Editorial Board of: International Negotiation (Brill Academic Publisher); Advances in Group Decision and Negotiation (Kluwer Academic Publisher).
Wikipedia has put on line an article about him: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Olivier_Faure
Professor Faure has extensively worked in China or on Chinese issues since 1990.
He had a long lasting experience in Middle East on Conflict Resolution (2008- 2012).
He has recently developed research on topics such as Chinese strategy in Central Asia.
France: Consulting and training (Renault, Générale des Eaux, Framatome, France-Telecom, Thomson-CSF, Spotimage, Veritas, Alcatel, Dassault, Lafarge, GEC-Alsthom, SNECMA, Air Liquide, Cegelec, Crédit Agricole, EDF-GDF,La Poste, Peugeot, Péchiney, Bourjois, Carrefour, Vallourec, Sanofi, SEP, Chargeurs, Camaïeu, Adidas/Salomon, L’Oréal, Chanel, Schlumberger, Schneider Electric, Thalès, Bongrain, Bel, Auchan, etc.)
China:Consulting and training for foreign companies and joint ventures in management and negotiation.
Foreign companies : ABB, Ciba-Geigy, Nestlé, ICI, General Electric, Midland Bank, Squibb, Johnson Cosmetics, Janssen, Bayer, Sulzer, Philips, AT&T, Siemens, Henkel, Diebold, General Motors, Intel, Lucent Technologies, Polaroid, Rockwell, Walt Disney Co, Gillette, Hudson Bay, Norsk Hydro, Tetra Pak, GE Healthcare, Gillette, Maersk, Total Petrochemical, AstraZeneca Shanghai, Lagardère Hachette, Pfizer.
Chinese companies and organizations : TCL, Ench, ZKungfu, Mofcom, Shanghai municipality, Shenzhen government, CITIC, China Development Bank, Beijing Jin Yang Mining Investment Holding, ChinaTelecom, Shanghai General Motors, Konka Group, Zhuhai Zhongfu Enterprise, Ashland China, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Brooks Instruments, Shanghai, Shanghai Great Sea Group, China Asset Management, Deheng Clinic Beijing.