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Arthur Gautier

Arthur Gautier is the Executive Director of the ESSEC chair in Philanthropy and a Research Fellow at ESSEC Business School.

He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) de Paris (2009) and is an alumni from ESSCA School of Management (2005).

His research interests include individual and corporate philanthropy, institutional change, business ethics, and political philosophy.

Before 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.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected publications

Gautier, A., Pache, A.-C., & Chowdhury, I. 2016. Bound to fail yet successful: Understanding institutionalization processes of contested practices. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2016(1): 13220. Best Paper in the History of CSR Award, Social Issues in Management Division.

Sandford, S., Pache, A.-C., & Gautier, A. 2016. Donations Within Limits. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 14(1): 20–25.

Gautier, A. (2015). Le mécénat d’entreprise en France. Histoire et perspectives. Revue Française de Gestion, 41(249), 13-32.

Gautier, A., Pache, A.C., & Mossel, V. (2015). Giving in France: A philanthropic renewal after decades of distrust. In P. Wiepking & F. Handy (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy (pp. 137–154). London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Gautier, A., Pache, A.C., 2015. Research on Corporate Philanthropy: A Review and Assessment, Journal of Business Ethics, 126(3), 343-369.

Seghers, V., Delsol, X, Gautier, A., Bothello, J., Le Brun, F. 2015. Shareholder Foundations: The First European Study. Paris : Prophil.

Pache, A.C., Gautier, A., 2014. A Global Family Affair, Stanford Social Innovation Review, 12(3), 61-62.

Gautier, A., Pache, A.C., 2014. La philanthropie : une affaire de familles. Paris: Autrement.

Van Schie, S., Gautier, A., Pache, A.-C. 2014. L'engagement des collaborateurs : quels facteurs de participation durable ? Cergy: ESSEC Business School.

Gautier, A., Pache, A.C., & Chowdhury, I., 2013. Nonprofit Roles in For-profit Firms: The Institutionalization of Corporate Philanthropy in France. ESSEC Research Center, Working Paper 1319.

Gautier, A., Pache, A.C., 2012. La philanthropie familiale en France, Revue des Deux Mondes, December, 126-135. 

Gautier, A., 2012. Développer les ressources privées pour les musiques actuelles, in Quilès, J.P., Bouziane, M. (Ed.), Guide du mécénat culturel territorial: Territorial, 69-75.