Meet the faculty
Konstantin Korotov (Program director)
Associate Professor with tenure and Director of the Center for Leadership Development Research (CLDR), ESMT
Konstantin Korotov joined ESMT in August 2005 as an assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor in August 2008. He is also an integral part of ESMT's Center for Leadership Development Research. Konstantin is also an executive coach and a research fellow at the INSEAD Global Leadership Center in Fontainebleau, France, where he also received his PhD in Management (Organizational Behavior). In addition to his academic work, he has over 15 years of practical leadership development experience in the US, Russia, UK, France, Portugal, Spain, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Hong Kong, Brazil, and Argentina.
Executive Coach, ESMT
Andreas Bernhardt is program director and executive coach at ESMT, a founding member of ESMT's Center for Leadership Development Research, and manages ESMT's pool of executive coaches. He has over 20 years of practical leadership development experience with executives from more than 30 countries and has designed and delivered executive programs for several international companies. He is also an executive coach with the Global Leadership Centre at INSEAD, one of the world's leading business schools.
He is co-designer and convenor of ESMT’s yearly Coaching Colloquium, co-organizer of the International Coaching Research Forum in collaboration with the Institute of Coaching at McLean/Harvard Medical School, and regularly contributes to top academic and practitioner conferences. His current consulting and research interests focus on leadership development, executive coaching, HR management, and leading and coaching teams in tough times. He is co-editor of the new book "Tricky Coaching: Difficult Cases in Leadership Coaching" together with Konstantin Korotov, Manfred Kets de Vries and Elizabeth Florent-Treacy.
He teaches and coaches in the areas of leadership, organizational behavior, coaching, negotiations, and change in MBA, Executive MBA, Open Enrollment, and company-specific executive programs. His executive education portfolio includes programs for, among others, Allianz, Munich RE, Deutsche Bank, Postbank, Hogan Lovells, SAP, Deutsche Telekom, E.ON, RWE, BSH Bosch and Siemens, Hitachi, Kaspersky, B. Braun, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi-Aventis, West Pharmaceutical Services, Mundipharma, Johnson & Johnson, Axel Springer, McDonald's, and the European Union.
Professor, Pietro Ferrero Chair in Sustainability, Director, Center for Sustainable Business, ESMT
CB Bhattacharya is the Pietro Ferrero Chair in Sustainability at ESMT European School of Management and Technology in Berlin, Germany. On September 1, 2010 the president appointed him the associate dean of international relations and on April 1, 2011, dean of international relations.