Board Members

Dr. Markus Frank

University of St. Gallen, UNICON Board Chair 2021-2022

Dr. Markus Frank is Executive Director, Head Custom Programmes for St. Gallen. Dr. Frank is well-known for his expertise in Strategic Management, Change Management, Organizational/Management.

Peter Methot

Rutgers University, UNICON Board Vice-Chair 2021-2022

Peter is responsible for the strategic and operational activities related to both professional and corporate education at Rutgers Business School. He is primarily responsible for the digitization and mobile deployment of all Executive Education programs at RBSEE, as well as program portfolio development and business management.

Lise Hammergren

BI Norwegian Business School, UNICON Chair Emeritus 2021-2022

Lise Hammergren serves as Executive Vice President at BI Norwegian Business School. Ms. Hammergren was Marketing Director at Lilleborg, Director Orkla Brands Marketing and Sales, Assistant Director at Schibsted and European Brand Manager at Unilever.

Nora Anderson

University of Minnesota

Nora Anderson is passionate about creating a positive impact on business and society through education. With over a decade of experience in leadership roles in Management Education, her proven track record of spearheading strategic initiatives crosses three continents.

Eric Bergemann

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Bergemann is a Senior Director of Executive Programs at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he oversees a portfolio of non-degree executive programs, is active in business development, and is the Executive Education capability development leader in Program & Instructional Design Methodology and Improvement.

Shalini Bhatia

Stanford University

Shalini Bhatia is Director of Program and Business Development for Stanford Graduate School of Business. She leads the faculty engagement initiative and previously managed the Executive Education Financial Times Ranking process.

Devin Bigoness

Cornell University

As Executive Director for Custom Programs at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Devin is responsible for the design, development and strategy for the growth and success of non-degree customized executive education offerings.

Kan Cai

Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance

Kan Cai joined PBC School of Finance (PBCSF) when it was first incorporated into Tsinghua University as its 17th school in 2012. Prior to that, he was working as a senior consultant to the EDP Program of Tsinghua’s School of Economics and Management, where he was helping develop new training programs in business model transition and innovation. After the transfer, he became the director of marketing in the newly established Center for Executive Education at PBCSF.

Aldemir Drummond

Fundação Dom Cabral

Aldemir Drummond is a Professor of Strategy and Organizations at FDC, where he taught at the Executive MBA, open enrollment and customized programs. In custom programs he taught middle to senior level executives in companies like ABB, Arcelor Mittal, British American Tobacco, Bosch, Bunge, EADS, Embraer, Halma, NEC, Novartis, Pirelli, Syngenta, Vale, Volkswagen and Votorantim.


Marina Karban

Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO

Marina Karban has been working in Executive Education since 2005. She is a member of the Executive Board and the Head of  the Educational Programs Unit as Associate Dean for Programs, focusing on providing unified approaches to methodology of programs design, setting up knowledge management system for programs initiation and development & performing departments’ management for the full range of programs.

Katharina Lange

IMD – International Institute for Management Development

Katharina has worked in Executive Education for 10 years and has developed, designed and delivered executive programmes in Europe, greater APAC and the Middle East. She joined Singapore Management University in 2013 as Programme Director and was promoted Executive Director in 2017. In that time she expanded the volume and geographical reach of SMU ExD’s Open and Custom Programme portfolio.

Recently, Katharina accepted a faculty appointment with IMD – International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland; her position begins in September.

Mark Lewis

Chicago Booth Executive Education

Mark Lewis has served a key role in the development of Executive Education programs for Fortune 100 and 500 corporations. Mark currently serves as the Executive Director of Executive Education at the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business, leading business administration and development.



Bill Scheurer

Executive Director, Secretary, Treasurer

Provided executive education services for over 25 years, as Executive Director of Executive programs at the University of Minnesota, and currently as Executive Director of UNICON.