Xavier Brusset has been at the origin of the Centre's creation in 2010 and coordinates its activites. A native from Paris (France), he studied at ESCP Europe, and holds a PhD in management science from the Catholic University of Louvain in Louvain la Neuve, Belgium. Prior to joining ESSCA in 2009, he was a research fellow at the Centre of Supply Chain Management at the Louvain School of Management. Xavier speaks English, Spanish and French, his main research focus is the modeling of the relationships between supply chain members using tools from Game theory, Contract theory and mechanism design in distributed decision-making.
Before entering academia, he co-founded a firm in Argentina enabling, through a Software as a Service web platform, communications between large industrial shippers and their hauliers.