Arthur Gautier is the Executive Director of the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair and a Research Fellow at ESSEC Business School since 2011. He is the Academic Director of the French Fundraising Certificate since 2016. His research focuses on individual and corporate philanthropy, from an institutional and historical perspective. He authored several books, articles, and reports on these topics. Prior to joining the chair, Dr. Gautier was Publications & Events Director at Admical, France’s leading institute for corporate philanthropy, and worked as a consultant in the music industry.