Executive Director of the
Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society
INSEAD Business School
Katell Le Goulven joined INSEAD in April 2018 as the founding Executive Director of the Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society. Prior to INSEAD, she worked at UNICEF, where she founded a Policy Planning unit to analyze global trends and emerging issues and inform UNICEF’s strategic positioning, and led UNICEF’s corporate engagement with International Financial Institutions. She has held senior positions with high-level commissions that defined the policy implications of the data revolution, climate change, and global public goods for the development agenda. She has over 20 years of professional experience at the interface of research and decision-making designing policies and strategies, and advising senior executives in international organizations and governments. She holds a PhD in agricultural economics, a Msc. in tropical agronomy, and an engineering degree. She lives in Fontainebleau with her husband and three children.