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Advisory Board

The College of Occupational Safety and Health as part of SSBM Geneva, is supported by the Advisory Board that advises on strategic objectives and seeks to enhance our links with the corporate world.

The Board consists of high-level executives that are selected for their exceptional stature and their commitment to our success. The contribution they make is crucial to for our continued success and future development.

The Advisory Board supports us in achieving transformational and innovative education and provides a productive link between students, educators and industry practitioners.

Members of the Advisory Board

Michel Kappler

CEO Decathlon (Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia)

Michel is the CEO of Decathlon who is responsible for Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia. Decathlon is a French sporting goods retailer, with over 1,500 stores in 49 countries, it is the largest sporting goods retailer in the world.

Tatjana Skoko

Country Manager of Microsoft (Croatia)

Tatjana is a is a passionate leader and award-winning executive with 20 years’ experience in ICT sector, 10+ years of Management with strong passion, focus and experience in driving Digital Transformational projects.


Ivan Paic

Vice President Schneider Electric

Ivan is VP at Schneider Electric with 16 years of experience that includes successfully delivering of high profile projects, developing business expansion strategy and establishing strong relationships with customers in top countries around the world.

Francois Swanepoel

Director at Deloitte

Francois is an experienced M&A Transaction Services professional with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry in Central Europe and South Africa.

Tomislav Miletic

Managing Director Peugeot | Citroën (Emil Frey Grupa)

Experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry.

Ludovic Coquillet

Managing Partner – Alexander Hughes Executive Search

He is an experienced headhunter with expertise in logistics, HR and profit centers’ management.

Jonathan Cooper, CFA

CEO – Bright Entertainment

CEO at Bright Entertainment (Museum of Illusions), investment banking professional with over 18 years experience in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the US as a private equity / venture capital fund manager, and M&A adviser.

Morris Zand

CEO – Zand

Highly experienced in international marketing, PR and advertising. Skilled in strategy development, media and presentation training, market research, fundraising and sponsorships. MBA Columbia University. MBA University of Columbia.

Ken Ip

Group Head of Marketing, B.S.C. Group

Ken is the Group Head of Marketing at B.S.C., overseeing all brand and marketing activities within its group of companies. An award-winning brand specialist, author, columnist and keynote speaker on Digital Marketing.

dr. Dario Silic

CEO – Bina Istra, Bouygues Group

Chief Executive Officer of concessionaire Bina-Istra d.d. within French concession group Bouygues construction.

dr. Alex Ekow Asampong

Senior Lecturer, Consultant

Member Institute Council Board, Institute of International Business Studies, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, The Netherlands

Our role is to advise on issues of strategic importance and provide support and guidance for the achievement of the college’s mission statement.

SSBM Advisory Board

Importance of the Advisory Board

An advisory board is a body that provides non-binding strategic advice to College of Occupational Safety and Health. We believe that in order to remain “Experts”, keeping tight connections with industry requirements and answering to industry needs by providing top educational programs is of strategic importance.

The Advisory Board roles and responsibilities are:

  • developing an understanding of how business, market and industry trends can impact our mission statement
  • provide “wise counseling” on issues raised by the school’s management
  • provide unbiased insights and ideas from a third point-of-view (not involved in the operation of the business)
  • encourage and support the exploration of new business ideas
  • encourage the development of a governance framework that enables sustainable growth of the school
  • inform about the challenges to the directors and management that could improve the educational offering of the school

Want to be part of the Advisory Board?

We welcome top executives that have strong strategic capabilities and can provide their expertise and vision to the school’s management team.