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Steering and Strategy Manager (CNRS)


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Contact details

Building : IGA vigny-musset

Office : G305


Office 046 Institut d'Etudes Politiques, 1030 avenue Centrale, 38400 Saint Martin d'Hères

Office G305 Cité des Territoires 14 av. M. Reynoard 38100 GRENOBLE

Tel. : 0679258253

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Key words : Administration; Network analysis; Mapping; Change management; Data intelligence; Governance; Project engineering; Standards; Management; Quality; Risk; Vulnerability

Scientific disciplines

Discipline(s) scientifique(s)

Management of organisations


Associate Professor at Grenoble Graduate School of Business 

Teaching students from bachelor's to master's level in Technology Management
Traditional and life-long learning.


Supervision and monitoring of projects, jury and corporate relations. 

Disciplines taught :

- Strategic management and organisational theory
- Information Systems Management
- Strategic alignment
- Change management
- Risk analysis
- Project management
- Information quality
- Conflict management and people management


Informations complémentaires


Elected member of the INSHS Scientific Council of CNRS

E.P.E Grenoble Alpes University

Member of the HRS4R project steering committee
Elected to represent ITAs on the Scientific Pole: PSS - Social Sciences Pole
Coordination of professional networks

Co-pilot and founding member of the RELIER network (quality and management support for universities - network initiated by the CPU, Paris)
Steering committee of the QUARES network (quality in research and higher education)
Former member of the steering committee of the CNRS QeR network (Quality in Research)
Honorary member of the IMPEQES Network (International Network for the Promotion of the Public Service Self-Assessment Framework)


Expert and trainer for the AMUE - Steering and Research areas
Expert for the High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES)
Expert for the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) in Planning, Governance and Strategy
Expert for the French Development Agency (AFD)
Active member of the editorial committee :  "Les cahiers de l'école Qualité"



Présentation générale

Thierry Bontems is a research engineer at the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), working in the PACTE human and social sciences laboratory ( He is a specialist in information systems management, organisational steering and strategy, quality management and risk and vulnerability management. He is also involved in change management and team building.

He holds a bachelor's degree from Grenoble Graduate School of Business and a master's degree in organisational strategy from the Grenoble Institute of Business Administration, and regularly works as an auditor or consultant for higher education and research institutions.

In 2020, he will be elected to the Scientific Board of the PSS cluster at Grenoble Alpes University, and in 2023 to the Scientific Council of the National Institut of HSS at the CNRS.

He is secretary of the board of directors of the Quares association ( and co-founder and coordinator of the RELIER network ( network to support the management and quality of French universities).

An expert in strategic planning and management at the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), he works on international projects relating to the governance of higher education and research organisations, notably at the IFGU (Institut de la Francophonie pour la Gouvernance universitaire) and the Agence Française du Développement (AFD).

Thierry Bontems is also an international expert for AEQES (Agence pour l'Evaluation de la Qualité de l'Enseignement Superieur) and HCERES (Haut Conseil de l'Evaluation de la Recherche et de l'Enseignement Supérieur).

Submitted on August 31, 2023

Updated on October 25, 2023