Glion governance

In accordance with our status as one of the world’s leading hospitality business schools, Glion has a well-established and highly effective governance structure.

Our mission

Glion develops professionals for global careers in the world’s premier hospitality and luxury businesses.

Our vision

Be known worldwide for excellence as a higher education institution for hospitality and luxury business management.

Our Governance Structure

Responsibility for our governance is shared between a number of bodies representing management, employees, students and alumni, with support and guidance provided through two independent boards comprised of industry experts and business leaders.

Leadership group

Meet the leadership group at Glion and learn about their roles, responsibilities and distinguished careers in both commercial and academic hospitality.

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Governing board

The Glion Board of Directors comprises eminent leaders in hospitality from around the world. Meet them, discover their positions and contact them directly.

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Advisory board

From F&B through to finance and investment, meet the team responsible for advising Glion on the latest developments in the hospitality industry and beyond.

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Employee Committee

Comprising six members drawn from our Swiss campuses plus one member from London, this committee represents the interests of our employees, delivering advice and recommendations to school leadership via face-to-face meetings held throughout the year. The Employee Committee is consulted in particular on cases concerning health protection, organization of working time and working conditions.


Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association (SGA) ensures that students’ voices are heard by faculty and management, as well as overseeing a variety of on-campus clubs and committees. The SGA is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the ‘Glion Spirit’, through engaging projects, exciting events, and enhancements made to the overall student experience.

Alumni Association of Glion (AAG)

With more than 16,500 members worldwide, the AAG is an active community of Glion alumni. Under the direction of an Executive Board headed by the AAG President, the association nurtures the ongoing relationship between the school and former students, while also encouraging members’ personal growth through industry connections, job opportunities and lifelong learning.