Distinguished Professor Philippe Lorino conducts research on cost and performance control methods based on the analysis of collective activity. Philippe has published books, chapters and papers in the fields of management control and organizational theory. He received the Best Paper Award at the 2006 international conference “Organizational Learning and Knowledge Creation OLKC 2006” in Warwick. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Keio University (Tokyo), Stuttgart University, Helsinki University and Stanford University. He has consulted for several firms, including France Télécom, Renault, Hydro-Québec, EDF, Arcelor. He is also an expert for the French Nuclear Safety Authority. He holds a Doctorat en Sciences de Gestion, HDR Université Paris XII and has also attended École Polytechnique, École des Mines de Paris.