BIOGRAPHY - Dr. Michel Henry Bouchet

Dr. Michel Henry BouchetDr.  Bouchet  is  currently  “Professor  Emeritus”  at  SKEMA  Business  School  and  Strategy  Dr.  Bouchet  is  currently  “Professor  Emeritus”  at  SKEMA  Business  School  and  Strategy  Adviser  ofinvestment funds. He specializes in global financial issues and country risk assessment.

M.H. Bouchet has been Scientific Director of the Master of Science in International Finance (ranked n°9 worldwide  by  the  FT)  at SKEMA-Sophia Antipolis, as well as  Coordinator of the  Global Finance  Center. He was the manager of the new campus in the technology park of Suzhou in 2009. He initiated the first MOOC of SKEMA in 2014 tackling the challenges of Globalization ( as well as the Country Risk Assessment MOOC in 2017-20. global-turbulences/ He teaches Country Risk Management and Global Finance in the MSc Financial Markets and Investments (ranked n°3 worldwide by the FT). Most recently, he was coordinator of the South Africa Taskforce for promoting joint academic collaboration with Stellenbosch University.

M.H.  Bouchet  started his career  in France’s  Prime  Minister Office (Secrétariat Général  de la  Défense Nationale).  He  has  then  held  high-level  positions  in  international  banking,  including  at  BNP  (Country  Risk deputy  manager),  the  World  Bank  (Senior  Economist-Financial  Advisory  Services  VP)  and  the  Institute  of International  Finance  in  Washington,  D.C.  In  1990,  he  became  CEO  of  Owen  Stanley  Financial  SA,  a specialized advisory firm dealing with debt restructuring strategy in EMCs, before moving into a subsidiary of ING   Barings   where   he   was   Principal   Advisor.   After   helping   to   launch   the   North   Sea-Global   Equity Management Fund, he was its Chief Strategist until 2016.

M.H. Bouchet  has been  International Affiliate  Professor at ESAN (Lima) and  Visiting  Lecturer at ESCP- CFVG  (Vietnam)  and  at  ESC-Sfax  (Tunisia),  as  well  as  at  Zhejiang and Suzhou Universities  in China. He  is a frequent speaker in international conferences. He was Visiting Scholar at the Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand).  He  is  Reviewer  of  the  International  Business  Review  and  on  the  Editorial  Advisory  Boards  of International  Journal  of  Islamic  and  Middle  Eastern  Finance  &  Management  as  well  as  the  Journal  of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science. He is also Expert Witness in international arbitrage courts. Dr. Bouchet is member of Association Française d’Economie Politique, of Association d’Economie Financière, of ANTICOR, and of Transparency International.

Dr Bouchet graduated in Economics from the University of Paris-X and from the Paris Institut d’Etudes Politiques. He also holds a Master and a Ph.D in International Relations from USC, Columbia, USA. He got his HDR from Université Paris-Dauphine. He has published extensively, incl. “Political Economy of Sovereign Debt” (Greenwood), “Country Risk Assessment” (Wiley 2003, with Clark & Groslambert), “Gestion et Finance Internationales” (co-author Pearson 2004), “La Globalisation-Introduction à l’Economie du Nouveau Monde” (Pearson 2005),  “Intelligence Economique et Gestion des Risques” (Pearson 2007, with Alice Guilhon), “La Deuda  de  la  Naciones”  (FELABAN-Bogota)  and  “Riesgo-Pais:  un  Enfoque  Latino-Americano”  (ESAN-PERU 2007), as well as the novel “Les Nuits Blanches” (L’Harmattan-Paris).

His  most  recent  publication  in  2018  is  “Country  Risk  Management  in  the  Age  of  Globalization”,  byPalgrave-MacMillan (with C. Fishkin and A. Goguel).