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ESCP Europe Business School
PhD in Business Administration, Professor


Leon Laulusa is Executive Vice-President, Dean for Academic Affairs and International Relations at ESCP Europe. He is also Professor in the Financial Reporting and Audit department. His teaching encompasses financial accounting, audit, corporate governance, management accounting and control, management practices in China.


His main research interests span from international financial accounting to the impact of national culture on firms’ management.


Alongside his teaching and research activities, Dr Léon Laulusa has advised Asian and European top management in strategic performance and finance issues in international environment.


Previously, professor Laulusa was part-time lecturer at HEC Paris, Paris-Dauphine University, the Institut National des Telecommunications (INT). He was legal statutory auditor and served as a Partner in the Audit practice, then after in the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Consulting practice and China Desk at Deloitte France. Before the merger with Deloitte, he was former Managing Partner of the Consulting practice at BDO Marque & Gendrot for which he led various projects and consulting assignments in finance and audit issues at both national and international levels, and more specifically in Asian countries on behalf of large listed firms and governmental organizations like European Commissions and World Bank.


Professor Laulusa holds a HDR (French qualification for PhD Supervisor), a Ph.D. in Management Science (Paris-Dauphine University), an MBA degree from IAE de Paris – Pantheon Sorbonne University and he is also a French Chartered Accountant. He participated in the International Teachers Programme (ITP) at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.


Research Interest


  • Financial Reporting and Audit (FRA)
  • Audit
  • International Business Environment
  • European Business Environment
  • Human Dimension of Management


  • Audit
  • Education
  • Emerging countries
  • Finance
  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Insurance Industry
  • International Organisations
  • Public Sector
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Food Industry

Geographical area

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • North America
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