Giovanni Manchia is a lecturer at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, focusing on Change Management and HRM within the various MBA programs. In addition, he is the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of I-SEC International, an aviation security company with 6000 employees worldwide.
As a change leader, Giovanni managed transformations across various sectors (Tech, Financial Services, Healthcare, Energy) and within various countries and continents. Prior to academia, Giovanni Manchia has worked more than 20 years in international HR leadership positions at various multinationals such as Shell, American Express and Rabobank. Giovanni holds a MSc. degree in Management and Organization from Tilburg University, a MA degree in Change Management from INSEAD and he is currently finalizing his PhD at the VU University .