Marc obtained his PhD from the London School of Economics (on China's telecommunication reforms). He holds a Master's degree in International Management and an undergraduate degree in Business Management from H.E.C., University of Lausanne. He studied Mandarin and Economics for two years at Fudan University, Shanghai and one semester at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada.
His current research focuses on the coherence between institutional and technological governance in infrastructures.
Before joining the MIR team, Marc served as deputy director of the Evian Group (a think tank based at IMD, Switzerland) between 2000 and 2004 and now acts as special adviser to the Group. Prior to that, he was working as research analyst in SwissRe Division Asia and at McKinsey’s Business Technology Office in Zurich. His previous experience also includes several consulting missions in China. He participates regularly in academic and non-academic conferences on the broader issues of China and technology.
He is the co-founder of bonopro and former vice-president of the Polyathlon. Marc writes a weekly column for LIFT on China and new technologies.