Curriculum

Delphine Gibassier is an international expert in Accounting for Sustainability with more than 20 years experience in both academia and practice. She is currently the Founder and President of the company Vert de Gris and the Multi-Capital Integrated Performance International Research Centre Director.

She is also a former Full Professor of Accounting for Sustainable Development and a former financial controller and analyst in international corporations.

She has worked with the UN Global Compact, EFRAG, IIRC, WBCSD, R.3.0, Capitals Coalition and CDSB, as well as the French government on various topics such as non-financial reporting, carbon accounting and integrated reporting. In practice, she has developed and implemented carbon accounting, SDG accounting and integrated reporting for large companies. Before joining academia, she worked as a management controller for large multinationals in Paris, USA and Asia. She is an associate editor of the academic journal Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal.

Position

06/2022-today

Vert de Gris, Founder and President

– A consultancy that accompanies financial team and financial professionals to become bilingual in accounting for sustainability
– Entreprise à mission (purpose company)
– I56 Incubator, Lucie Daviaud Envol Trainee

05/2022-05/2024

Audencia

– Multi-Capital Integrated Performance International Research Centre Director (2 days per week)

  • 3 PhDs, 1 post doc, a team of 8 people to manage
  • Working with international organizations to implement methodology

06/2019-04/2022

Audencia, Full Professor of Accounting for Sustainable Development

– Founder and Academic Director of the first worldwide Executive MBA Chief Value Officer 

  • Pedagogy Prize 2020
  • Highly Commended Finance for the Future Awards, 2021

– Multi-Capital Integrated Performance International Research Centre Director (https://multi-capital-performance.audencia.com/)
Winner, Finance for the Future Awards, 2021

  • 3 PhDs, 1 post doc, a team of 9 people to manage
  • Looking for funders & partners
  • Dissemination of knowledge

05/2018-05/2019

Audencia, Full Professor of Accounting for Sustainable Development

Working with international organizations and SMEs to implement methodology

09/2017-04/2018

Audencia, Full Professor of Accounting for Sustainable Development

Working with standard setters

09/2013-08/2017

Audencia, Full Professor of Accounting for Sustainable Development

Lead of the “Students” Stream in the Strategy Design Team for 2021-2025

Birmingham Business School, Senior Research Fellow

– PRME Champion of the Business School
– Team Management of 3 post docs

Toulouse Business School, Associate Professor of Management Control and Sustainability Accounting

Assistant Professor of Management Control and Sustainability Accounting

– Member of the promotion committee

– Member of the CSR Committee

Broadbent and Laughlin Emerging Scholar Award 2016: Highly Commended

11/2010-08/2013

Danone, Paris, France, Carbon (GHG) Controller

09/2009-06/2010

HEC Paris, Teaching & Research Assistant

07/2008-08/2009

Syngenta SAS, Guyancourt, France, financial analyst

08/2004-06/2008

GE Healthcare, Financial Management Program (FMP, two years); Asia, Tokyo, Japan, ERP Leader (one year); EMEA, Buc, France, financial analyst (one year)

Academic Qualification

2009-2013

HEC Paris, Accounting & Control Department, PhD

– Phd advisor Hélène Löning

– Phd thesis: “Environmental Management Accounting Development in France: institutionalization, adoption and practice”, defended January 9th 2014

Highly Commended Award of the 2014 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Interdisciplinary Accounting Research category

Accessit of the 2014 ANDESE Thesis Prize

– Research contract (CIFRE) with case study company: Danone

2010/2012

Centre Européen de Formation Approfondie à la Gestion (CEFAG) Entreprises, Paris, France

– 5 seminars (research epistemology, research methods, publication seminar, Eden Doctoral Seminar on producing and evaluating knowledge in management accounting in Brussels, frontiers of management research seminar)

2009-2010

IAE de Paris (Paris Sorbonne), Master of Research

2003-2005

ESC Lille, Master degree in Auditing, Management Control and Information Systems (First in Class)

– Thesis: Internal Control Laws and Regulations Worldwide: Evolution, Interpretation and Application

1998-2003

Tongji University, China’s 4th best university, Shanghai, China, Bachelor of business administration

– Thesis: Shanghai’s Financial Centre: Development of a Global Asian Financial Centre
Reims Management School, Bachelor of business administration (specialization: China)

1997-1998

Brest University, first year of Bachelor degree business and languages (German-English)