M.Sc.

Di Bian

PhD student, Research Associate

Focus

  • Behavioral Strategy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Stakeholder Strategy

Education

  • PhD Candidate in Strategy, University of St.Gallen, 09.2016 – Present
  • Visiting PhD Student at INSEAD, 01.2020 – 12.2020
  • MSc, Tsinghua University, 2016 (Winner of China National Scholarship for Graduate, top 2%)
  • MSc, CEMS International Management, 2016
  • BS, Accounting, Central University of Finance and Economics, 2013 (Winner of China National Scholarship for Undergraduate, top 1%)

Work Experience

During her PhD study, Di participated in strategy consulting projects (with Deloitte Germany, KPMG Switzerland, and Credit Suisse) and published three reports on topics such as business transformation and banking industry. Prior, she did several internships in multiple countries and sectors, including McKinsey & Company (China), UNECE Trade Division (Switzerland), Stanford University (the U.S.), Accenture Consulting (China), China Banking Regulatory Commission (China) and PwC Audit Department (China).

Further Information

Paper accepted by conferences

  • Strategic Management Society Annual Conference. Virtual, 2020
  • Strategic Management Society Annual Conference. Minneapolis, 2019
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Boston, 2019
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Chicago, 2018
  • Strategic Management Society Annual Conference. Paris, 2018