Terence Tse

Associate Professor of Finance, ESCP Europe Business School

Terence is currently an Associate Professor at the London campus of ESCP Europe Business School, the oldest business school in the world. He is also Head of Competitiveness Studies at i7 Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness, an academic think-tank based in Paris and London. Moreover, he is a faculty of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness Curriculum developed by the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. Terence was also featured in May 2013 as “Professor of the week” by the Financial Times for the FT Lexicon.

In addition to corporate finance, his expertise covers policies on competitiveness and entrepreneurship as well as Eurozone issues. Together with Dr Mark Esposito, Terence collaborates with the European Parliament and the European Commission to explore potential solutions to the challenges that the European Union now faces.

Before joining academia, Terence worked in mergers and acquisitions at Schroders, Citibank and Lazard Brothers in Montréal and New York. He also worked in London as a business advisor at Ernst & Young focusing on UK financial services. Additionally, as an independent consultant, he advised Shell International, F&C Asset Management, Alliance Boots, Alitalia as well as a Cambridge University-based biotech start-up. In addition to frequent appearance in academic publications, Terence is regularly featured on the Harvard Business Review Italia discussing competitiveness and the Greek edition of The Economist covering the debt crisis. He has also been on French and Greek televisions.

He obtained his doctoral degree from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK. Terence also holds a Master of Arts in Corporate Strategy and Governance from the University of Nottingham, UK, and a Master of Economics from the Universität des Saarlandes, Germany. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in German and Economics from the Western University, Canada.

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