Christine Demen Meier
Managing Director at Les Roches Global Hospitality Education
Dr Christine Demen Meier brings over 20 years of entrepreneurship experience in hospitality, including the creation, implementation and management of new hotel and restaurant concepts. As Managing Director, Dr Demen Meier will be based in Les Roches Switzerland and oversee the branch campuses in Spain and China.
Dr Demen Meier first became involved in hospitality education in 1998, joining Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) to conduct research activities and develop the institution's relationships with the hospitality industry. She implemented partnerships with organizations including Danone Professional, Nestlé Professional and Unilever Food Solutions, Saviva, Metro, enabling the creation of three Research Chairs.
Aside from her academic and entrepreneurial achievements, Dr Demen Meier has extensive consulting experience in hospitality and restaurant management, working with companies in Switzerland, Ivory Coast, Turkey, Madagascar and Ukraine.
She holds a PhD in Management Science from Caen Normandy University in France and a MBA in Integrated Management from the University of Applied Sciences Fribourg (HEG-FR), Switzerland.