EBEN's Excecutive Committee (ExCom) consists of 6 members:
- Geert Demuijnck - president
- Tobias Gößling
- Johanna Kujala
- Gianfranco Rusconi
- Yves Fassin (info will follow soon)
- Pedro Francés-Gómez
Geert Demuijnck joined EDHEC Business School in 2008. He teaches courses in business ethics, economic ethics and political philosophy. His research and publications focus on economic ethics and distributive justice. He studied economics, politics and philosophy and holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Leuven. At the AC in Lille in 2014, he was elected for the EBEN ExCom.
Dr. Tobias Gößling, is an assistant professor of organisation studies at Tilburg University and faculty of TSC; Tilburg Sustainability Center. He studied Economics, Industrial Engeneering and Philosophy in Darmstadt and Grenoble, did a PhD in Political Sciences (University of Witten/Herdecke).
He teaches in various international MBA programs and advises international companies with regard to CSR. His research is about Institutional Theory, Organisational Networks and, most importantly, organisational consequences of CSR.
He is EBEN member since 1996 and runs the EBEN doctoral workshop since 2005. At the AC in Trento in 2010, he was elected for the EBEN ExCom.
Dr. Johanna Kujala is currently working as a professor of Management and Organization at University of Tampere. She is also a Docent of Business Administration (Stakeholder Management and Business Ethics) and a director of the RESPMAN (Responsible Management) Research Group at University of Tampere. Previously she has worked as a senior researcher and lecturer at the Tampere University of Technology, and University of Jyväskylä.
She graduated as a Doctor of Science (Corporate Strategy) from University of Jyväskylä, Finland in 2001, and her dissertation dealt with Finnish managers’ stakeholder perceptions and moral decision-making. In 2002, she co-authored a textbook for business ethics, and stakeholder management and dialogue titled Minding Management (in Finnish). She has acted as a research director in several research projects funded by the Academy of Finland, the Finnish Work Environmental Fund (TSR), and the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes), and her research articles have been published in Journal of Business Ethics, Business Ethics: A European Review, International Journal of Value Based Management, Progress in Industrial Ecology, and Journal of International Business Ethics.
From 2010 she is a member of European Business Ethics Network’s (EBEN) Executive Committee. She is a founding and board member of EBEN Finland, as well as a member of the review board of Business Ethics: A European Review. She was responsible for local arrangements for the International Association for Business and Society (
She has a wide experience in teaching management and marketing, business ethics, stakeholder thinking, strategic management and research methodology, and she has acted as a visiting lecturer in several universities in Finland. Currently, her research interests are focusing on how stakeholder relations create value, multi-voicedness in stakeholder strategizing, and on managers’ moral decision-making.
In 2002 Prof. Rusconi was promoted Head of the Department of Business Administration and Accounting, appointment that he has towards 2009 and since 2010, to day in charge. (He was vice director during the years 1992-2002.)
Since 2003 Gianfranco Rusconi is member of Academic Senatus of the University of Bergamo and since 2009 to 2012 member of the “Giunta” of this Università. At present he is since 2012 Dean of the Department of Management, Economics and Quantitative Methods. At the AC in Lille in 2014, he was elected for the EBEN ExCom.
Pedro Francés-Gómez is professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Granada. He is member of the board of the Spanish Chapter of EBEN, and co-editor of the EBEN Spain Newsletter.
He studied Philosophy and Law, and got his Ph. D. at the Universidad Complutense, Madrid. He specialized in contemporary moral contractarianism, visiting at the Departments of Philosophy in the Universities of Pittsburgh, Northwestern and Harvard. In the field of business ethics, he has explored the social contract approach to CSR and stakeholder management –currently he is principal researcher in the project BENEB2, financed by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, with a focus on the contribution of empirical methods. He acquired experience teaching business ethics to MBA students in ESADE Barcelona and the Graduate School of Universidad Pontificia de Comillas in Madrid. He has published in the leading European journals of the field, as well as in the field of political philosophy. He has also authored and co-authored several books on topics such as codes of conduct, CSR as business ethics, CSR in Latin America.