Prof. Marion Festing
(Academic Director & Head of)


Prof. Dr. Marion Festing is the Academic Director and Head of our Talent Management Institute. At ESCP Business School Berlin, she is also the Chair of Human Resources and Intercultural Leadership and Academic Director of the Centre for Intercultural Management (CIM) and Renault Chair of Intercultural Management.

In her research she focuses on topics such as international HRM strategies and approaches, with special emphasis on emerging countries, female careers, global talent management and global performance management. In addition, she is also interested in intercultural leadership adjustments as well as in intercultural competences and careers. Marion Festing gained practical work experience in Taiwan, has researched at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and in the U.S. at Michigan State University and has lectured at the University of Sfaxinin Tunisia, amongst many others. Moreover, Prof. Dr. Marion Festing has fulfilled functions as an (associated) editor and reviewer for several journals.

Link to Marion’s ESCP Europe Profile

Link to research

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