Oliver GottschalgProfessor of Strategy Department, HEC Paris & Head of Research at PERACS
Professor Oliver Gottschalg is part of the Strategy Department at HEC School of Management, Paris. He serves as Academic Dean for the TRIUM Global Executive MBA Program, directs the HEC PE Observatory and teaches courses private equity, management buyouts, business strategy and entrepreneurship. His current research focuses on the strategic logic and the performance determinants of private equity investments. His work has been published in leading academic journals and in various publications for practitioners and was featured over 100 times in the business media (press, radio, TV and online). He regularly presents his research at academic conferences and private equity symposia and serves as an advisor to leading investors in the private equity industry. He repeatedly served as an advisor to policy makers at the national and European level in the context of the ongoing debate about a possible need for regulation of the Private Equity industry. His company PERACS is the leading provider of standardized independent PE Track record analytics and validation services, currently advising approx. 20% of the market of fundraising PE Fund Manager worldwide.