Our Team



Cédric Dupont




Cédric Dupont is a Professor of International Relations/Political Science and Director of Executive Education at the Graduate Institute.

His research focuses on international political economic issues, both at the global and regional levels, on global governance and the management of international affairs, and international negotiation processes. He has been a consultant to various international organisations, multinational companies as well as a range of governments.  In addition to courses and seminars for graduate students, he has taught a wide array of programmes to government officials, civil society actors and private sector employees. He has been a visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Seoul National University and the University of Melbourne.

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Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer




Valérie D’Hoedt Meyer is Director of Academic Development for the Executive Education of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

She is in charge with the development of innovative programmes and pedagogical tools, as well as the building of academic partnerships for Executive Education. She has developed and organised programmes and seminars for a wide array of stakeholders including governments, civil society and the private sector. Valérie is practicing and teaching a number of methodologies and skills fostering societal innovation, including foresight. Her research and teaching concentrate on processes of global governance, with a specific focus on environmental governance. On the latter, Valérie also holds the position of Programme Director of the Executive Certificate in Environmental Governance offered by the Graduate Institute.

Before joining Executive Education, she was Research and Training Officer at the Centre for Applied Studies in International Negotiations (CASIN), Geneva, Switzerland. Valérie started her career as Legal Advisor for the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs before joining the European Space Agency office in the Netherlands in the same capacity.

She holds an LL.M. in European and International Law from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London and a B.A. in law from Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium.


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Guillemette Carlucci




Ms. Carlucci has been managing executive education programmes for clients from corporations, governments and international institutions for the past 7 years.

She holds a Master's degree in international relations (specialisation in international law) from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland as well as a Master's degree in economics and management from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan & Université Rennes 1, France.


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Andreas Holtberget




Mr. Holtberget has several years experience in implementing training activities. Prior to joining the Institute, he worked as a consultant with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), organising training courses in the field of multilateral diplomacy. Prior to consulting for UNITAR, he worked for the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ljubljana.


Mr. Holtberget holds an MA in International History and Politics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland and an MA in European Studies from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.