Isabelle Lescent-Giles

Isabelle Lescent-Giles

Senior Consultant


Winthrop Highlights

  • Senior Consultant, 2007- Present


  • University of Paris-Sorbonne, Ph.D. History
  • University of Paris-Sorbonne, B.A. History

Notable Clients

  • Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Trinity Industries

About Isabelle

Isabelle, a Senior Consultant with The Winthrop Group, is a Visiting Assistant Professor of International Business at the  University of San Francisco and Assistant Professor of Economic History, University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). She has also taught at Oxford University, Columbia University, and the Stern School of Business at New York University. Ms. Lescent-Giles is the author or co-author of dozens of articles and essays. Her current research focuses on the national legacies of multinational firms, and how firms can leverage or transcend these legacies for strategic advantage.

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