Bryan Dufour

Individual researcher

Affiliated to the Institute of Labour Economics and Industrial Sociology (Aix Marseille University, CNRS)

Bryan Dufour’s main research interests lie within social impact measurement methods, the way private stakeholders use them and how these methods are progressively being adopted as a policy making tool.

Bryan Dufour has been working with social enterprises since 2011, supporting the development of projects with impact investors and public stakeholders in Europe, Asia and North America. His work has focused mostly on articulating business models, securing funding and on the development of social impact measurement practices.

Since 2014, he is researching social impact measurement methods between France and Denmark, looking at how the use of such methods can be influenced by the local public management setting when used in the context of a dialogue with public actors.

Bryan Dufour has a background anchored in international business, at the crossroad between the private, the public and the third sector, having worked in different corporate positions in Denmark and in France, as well as for a Danish NGO, and for the French Ministry of Economy in Saudi Arabia.

He holds a BA of European Economy and Management from Abertay Dundee University, a Master of Business Administration from IDRAC Lyon Business School, a Master of Political Science from Lyon 3 University and a Ph.D. in economics from Aix-Marseille University.

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