Marc Ledermann is Swiss and completed his university studies up to an MBA in Switzerland. Marc has been working in a number of leadership positions within multinational companies before having joined Laureate International Universities more than 11 years ago. The last years, Marc has been assigned for 3 years as CEO of a joint venture university in China and since nearly 4 years as the CEO of Laureate Italian Art and Design in Milan, Italy.

He is managing two of the most famous and prestigious Italian design institutions in the world: Domus Academy and NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano. Under his leadership both institutions have further grown internationally and have achieved top rankings and awards globally. Both recognized institutions are a reference for leading design and fashion education and successful careers.