European University – The Business School in Barcelona, Spain
LEADING THE WAY
EU Business School Barcelona’s esteemed faculty consists of full-time academics holding doctorates in their specialties as well as part-time instructors drawn from the international professional community. This combination brings together the best from both the academic and business worlds, resulting in an innovative and exceptional level of instruction. European University Barcelona faculty members are entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders who bring business practice to the classroom.
The interactive teaching methodology - utilizing case studies, and drawing on the faculty members’ professional experience - ensures students’ involvement in the learning process.
Some of European University Barcelona Faculty members:
Prof. Christine Clarke: Professor of Management and Academic Dean
Academic Experience: PGCE (TESL) Manchester Metropolitan University.
Professional Experience: Owner/Managing Director, The English Center, Tortosa; Owner/General Manager, English Plataform, Vic.
Prof. Alex Calvo: Professor of International Relations & Head of Research
Academic Experience: PhD cand. in International Peace and Security, General Gutierrez Mellado Institute.
Professional Experience: Teaching and Research Fellow, OSCE Academy; Board Member, International Institute of Strategic Studies; Treasury and International Banking Specialist, Caixa Catalunya; Self-Employed Lawyer and Consultant; Published Author.
Prof. Alistair Charles: Professor of Management & MBA Director
Academic Experience: MBA in European Business, University of Brighton.
Professional Experience: UK Export Sales Manager, Struktur SA; Consultant Business Developer, Mitchell & Cooper International Ltd.; European Account Manager, PJB Publications Ltd.; Territory Manager, Aventis & Abbott Laboratories.
Prof. Pio Verges: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: MBA, IESE Barcelona; Bachelor of Law, University of Navarra.
Professional Experience: Officer, Citibank; Treasurer, Henkel Iberica; BOD, Surfect Technologies.
Prof. John Wetherell: Professor of Management
Academic Experience: MA in International Business, Universitat de Barcelona; BSc, Economics, London School of Economics.
Professional Experience: Collaborator, AP Consultancy; Business Owner (Educational Sector).
Prof. Anne Dwyer: Professor of Communication and Public Relations
Academic Experience: MBA in Corporate and Institutional Communication Management, UAB.
Professional Experience: Consultant, Generalitat de Catalunya; Coach, Current Descriptor; Teacher Trainer; Published Author.
Prof. Isabelle Balli: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: Diploma in Journalism, MAZ Schweizer Journalistenschule
Professional Experience: Worldwide Director/Corporate Marketing/Corporate Communication/Public Relations, Agfa-Gevaert Group.
Dr. Mayra Mas: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: PhD in Economics, Universitat de Barcelona; BA, Computer Science, Queens College (New York).
Professional Experience: Tax Officer, Internal Revenue Service (Spain); Tax Consultant; Registered Certified Auditor.
Dr. Marc Guerrero i Tarragó: Professor of International Relations
Academic Experience: PhD in Social Sciences, Universitat de Barcelona.
Professional Experience: CEO and co-founder, Ginteco World Wide, S.L.; Professor of International Politics, Universitat Ramon Llull; Head of Institutional Relations, Government of Catalonia; Youth Plan Coordinator, Government of Catalonia; Member of the General Council of FIRA (Barcelona); Vice President of the European Liberal Democrat Party; Published Author.
Prof. Mercedes Cano: Professor of Communication and Public Relations
Academic Experience: MSc in Marketing Communications, Boston University.
Professional Experience: PR Director, Coty Prestige España; Head of Communication, Cable and Television of Catalunya-Menta.
Prof. Ángel García Izquierdo: Professor of Management
Academic Experience: Master in Technology Applied to Business; Industrial Engineer, Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
Professional Experience: Freelance Consultant on Quality Management; Instructor, SEAT Training Center.
Prof. Jennifer Laguna: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: MBA in Marketing and International Business, San Diego State University; Post Graduate Degree in Market Research, University of Georgia.
Professional Experience: Founder, Laguna Marketing Services; Research Manager, Taylor Nelson Sofres; Brand Manager, WD-40 Company.
Prof. Anna Bayona: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: PhD cand. in Economics, IESE; MPhil in Economics, University of Cambridge; Master in International Management, ESADE.
Professional Experience: Investments, UBS Wealth Management/Bloomberg; Management Consultancy, Mercer Oliver Wyman.
Prof. Valenti Camps: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: MBA, ESADE; Executive MBA, INSEAD; Academic Graduate in Business Administration, Polytechnic University of Catalonia; Top Management Program, IESE.
Professional Experience: Product Manager, PEPSICO; Vice President, VF Corporation; Sales & Marketing Manager, Vives Vidal Vivesa SA; Senior Brand Manager, Henkel Iberica SA.
Prof. Jose Antonio Lanau: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: PhD Candidate in Society of Information and Knowledge, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; MSc in Tech Management, Universidad Central de Venezuela.
Professional Experience: Business Executive, Banco Provincial; Faculty Professor, Universidad Nueva Esparta/Universidad Central de Venezuela/E.A.E Business School; Published Author.
Prof. Anthony Lawson: Professor of Management
Academic Experience: MA in Regional Development, Keele University; MA in Management Information Systems, La Salle University.
Professional Experience: Project Manager, Grupo Intercom; Project Manager, NTR; Freelance Consultant.
Prof. Eva Prada: Professor of Communication and Public Relations
Academic Experience: MA in International Trade, Universitat de Barcelona.
Professional Experience: Partner, Tot Rodat Productions; Seminar Speaker, International Business Strategy, Spanish Chambers of Commerce/Spanish Government Departments; Commercial Attachee, UK Trade & Investment Department; International Business Consultant, London Chamber of Commerce; Freelance Consultant, International Business Strategy.
Prof. Theresa Desuyo: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: MA in Marketing, ESADE.
Professional Experience: Market Development Manager, Getty Images; International Business Development Manager, ESADE; International Programs Manager, Arthur Andersen Business Consulting; Internet Business Advisor, Ticketmaster Online; Independent Consultant; Workshop Speaker.
Prof. Paul Freudensprung: Professor of Sports Management
Academic Experience: MSc in Economics, University of Sydney; MPhil in Geography, University of Vienna.
Professional Experience: Director of Projects/Media Sports Marketing, 2014 Olympic Winter Games Bid; Cooperation Venue General Manager, Organising Committee of the Olympic Winter Games 2006.
Prof. Thomas Huber: Professor of Multimedia & Technology
Academic Experience: MA in Economics and Computer Sciences, University of Vienna
Professional Experience: Technical Consultant and Project Manager; Functional and System Analyst; Professor of Computer Sciences.
Prof Ruth Nash: Professor of Sports Management
Academic Experience: MBA, Open University Business School.
Professional Experience: Co-founder/owner, Squash Club Sant Cugat; General Manager, NSA srl; Corporate Services Director, Amway de España, SA; Administration Manager, Deloitte & Touche; Regional Manager, Balfour Williamson & Co. Ltd.
Prof. Enrique Negreira: Professor of Multimedia & Technology
Academic Experience: MBA, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración; MA in Telecommunications, Simón Bolívar University.
Professional Experience: IT Manager, Sono Tecnología Audiovisual; Operations Director, Digidisk SL; Technical Director, Aggreko Iberia; IT Manager, G.E. A
Prof. Albert Rof: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: Executive MBA, Universitat de Girona.
Professional Experience: Founder, pisos.com/habitat24.com/sacaCasa.com; Sales and Marketing Director Tiscali/World Online/Telepolis.com; Marketing Manager, Chupa Chups/Kellogg’s Nutrexpa/Bimbo; Associate Professor, Universitat de Barcelona/Universitat de Girona.
Prof. Céleyne Roy: Professor of Management
Academic Experience: Executive MBA, Concordia University, Montreal.
Professional Experience: Project Leader, Fundación Vicente Ferrer; Administrative Manager, Contemporary Research Centre Montreal; General Manager, Seven Seas Cruising Association; Tour Operator/Product Manager, Liberty Voyages; Marketing Project Manager, Caserne Communications Marketing; Operations Manager, Foothills Safari Camp at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center; International Real Estate Broker, Prudential Florida Realty.
Prof. Stephan van Uijtregt: Professor of Sports Management
Academic Experience: MSc in Industrial Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology; Master in Management Science, Eindhoven University of Technology.
Professional Experience: Sports Contract Consultant, Cycling Service; Consultant, Sports & Technology Board; Business Consultant, KPN Telecom; Manager, CETEMMSA; Freelance Sports Consultant.
Prof. Jesus Zaragoza: Professor of Multimedia & Technology
Academic Experience: Master in IT Benchmarking Degree, Stanford University; Master in System Simulation, Ecole Centrale de Lille; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas.
Professional Experience: European Tech Manager, SMC Networks Inc.; Business Development Manager, ECT Telecoms; Project Manager/Business Developer, Prema Ingenieros; Management of Information Systems, Gamesa Aeronautics.
Prof. Dawid Brychcy: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: PhD cand. in Economics/MA in Economic Analysis, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona; Master in Finance and banking, Warsaw School of Economics.
Professional Experience: Data mining analyst, La Caixa; Risk Analyst, Dresdner Kleinwort Investment Bank; Lecturer, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona; Researcher, Bank Sabadell.
Prof. Donna de Witt: Professor of Sports Management
Academic Experience: MA in Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam; BSc in Psychology, Montana State University.
Professional Experience: Sport & Re-integration Psychologist, Keizer Perfomance Consultancy; Sport & Performance Psychologist, DeWitt Perfomance Psychology; Sport Psychologist, Spanish Men's Field Hockey Team.
Prof. Vanessa Muler: Professor of Tourism Management
Academic Experience: European Master in Cultural Heritage Management, University of Girona; BA in Philosophy & Arts/Juris Doctor, University of Puerto Rico (USA); Member, American Bar Association/Lawyers Bar of Puerto Rico.
Professional Experience: Business English Teacher, Prof-Diffusion; Assistant to Operations Director, AREAS; Public Defender, Government of Puerto Rico; Assistant to the Dean of the Law School, University of Puerto Rico; Published Author.
Prof. Aarthi Rajaraman: Professor of Sports Management
Academic Experience: Masters in Public Communication, Fordham University; BA in Radio & Television, The George Washington University.
Professional Experience: Researcher/Teaching Assistant, University of Navarra; Producer, The Tennis Channel; Assistant Producer, Fox Sports Net; Project Associate, Vanity Fair; Production Assistant, NBC Sports; Freelance Sports Documentary Producer; Published Author.
Prof. Jaume Cufí Virosta: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: MBA, ESADE; Degree in Economics, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Professional Experience: Senior Manager/Senior Finance Manager, Amgen Inc; Financial Analyst, Hewlett Packard.
Prof. Sergio Gil Puy: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: Breakthrough Program for Senior Managers, IMD Lausanne; Diploma in Advanced Business Management/Advanced Marketing Management/ Complex Project Management, ESADE.
Professional Experience: Director, Asgard Consulting; Vice President Europe/Managing Director Europe/Director Spain and Portugal, Implant Innovations; Marketing Manager/Project Manager/Director/Technical Director, Pharmacia Group.
Prof. David Tomas Jodar: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: Superior Engineer, University of Lleida; Technical Engineer, Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
Professional Experience: General Manager, Cyberclick; Marketing & Sales Manager, Livedoor Interactive; Co-Founder/Marketing Manager, Cyberclick Agent; Technical Engineer/Quality Manager, Productos Alimenticios Gallo; Project Manager, Albert y Noya; E-Marketing Professor, ESADE.
Prof. Diane Stephenson: Professor of Business Law
Academic Experience: Masters in Law, Universidad del Pompeu Fabra; TEFL, International House; Legal Practice Course, The College of Law; LLB Law Degree, South Bank University.
Professional Experience: Logistics & Accounts Manager, Marco Polo Trade & Marketing; Project Management/Logistics, Paellador; English Teacher, ESADE/ Universidad de Barcelona/Universidad Internacional de Catalunya/Oxford School of English; Freelance Translator and Proof Reader.
Dr. Hubert Joo: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: PhD in Entrepreneurship & Management, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona; Master in International Tourism Management, Hochshcule Bremen; MBA in Finance, ESADE; BSc in Economics, Universidad de Lima.
Professional Experience: Financial & Administrative Manager, J&K SA; Lecturer in Business, Economics & Engineering, Universidad de Lima; Budget Planning Analyst, National Intelligence Council Peru; Business & Financial Analyst, Banco de Credito del Peru.
Prof. Jan Kingsley: Professor of Tourism Management
Academic Experience: Post Graduate Program in Strategic Leadership, ESADE; MBA in Educational Management, Open University; MA in Linguistics & English Language Teaching, University of Leeds; Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, British Institute (Rome); BA in Spanish & English, University of London.
Professional Experience: Executive Director, ASPEL; Director of Corporate Services, EFMD; Associate Professor for HRD/Associate Director of International Development/Director of Language Center, ESADE; Director/Consultant, Kingsley International; Training Consultant, The British Council.
Prof. Luis Javier Días Moseguí: Professor of Management
Academic Experience: MBA, ESADE; BA in Engineering, Escola Tècnic Superior Barcelona.
Professional Experience: Director/Owner, Andino Bellver Trading; General Manager, Impress Diseño Iberia; General Sales Manager, Masa Décor; Sales & Procurement Manager, AEG Fábrica de Motores.
Prof. Juan Barguñó: Professor of Communication
Professional Experience: Director of Client Services, Ogilvy & Mather; Regional Account Director, Saatchi & Saatchi; Vice President, DLC Group; VP Account Director, Young & Rubicam; Account Director, J.Walter Thompson.
Prof. Alejandro Valdebenito: Professor of Multimedia & Technology
Academic Experience: MA in Psicocreativity, UAB; Post Graduate in Creative Communication & Psychology of Creativity, UAB; Certificate in Marketing Communication, IAA International American Advertising; Bachelors in Advertising, Universidad del Pacífico
Professional Experience: IT & Design Manager, European University, Barcelona; Web & Graphic Designer, Freelance; Advertising & Graphic Design Manager, Initia Finance & Consultants; Professor of Creative Thinking, Universidad del Desarrollo & UAB; Assistant Professor, Universidad del Pacífica, Chile.
Prof. Steven Guest: Professor of Management
Academic Experience: MBA, Esade; Diploma in Television Production, IDEP, Barcelona; BA in Economics, Nottingham University.
Professional Experience: Media Relations Officer, Barcelona City Council; Freelance Copy Writer; Field Television Producer & Journalist, Worldwide Television News; Producer, Edit Media.
Dr. Miguel Medina: Professor of International Relations
Academic Experience: PhD in International Relations, University of Cambridge; MA in European Political Studies, College of Europe, Bruges; MA in International Relations, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona; BA in Politics & Administration, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Professional Experience: Manager of Euro Mediterranean projects, European Institute of Public Administration; Lecturer, City University London; Researcher, Centre of International Studies University of Cambridge; Lecturer, Barcelona Institute of International Affairs; Lecturer, key Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona; Lecturer, College of Europe Bruges.
Prof. Andrew Hyman: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: MA in Geography, University of Illinois; Master in Public Policy, Vanderbilt University; BSc in Physics, Tufts University.
Professional Experience: Director of Business Development, XShares Group, New York; Marketing Director, Fiske Walter Capital Management, Chicago; Knowledge Manager & Consultant, Pricewaterhouse Cooers, Chicago; Published author on Investing; Portfolio Management & Energy Risk Management.
Prof. Agustín Mackinlay: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: Masters in American Studies, University of Amsterdam; Advanced Studies in International Economic Policy, Kiel Institute of World Economics; BA in Economics, University of Buenos Aires.
Professional Experience: Associate Professor, University of Leiden; Financial Consultant; International Economist, Banco Privado; Porfessor of Economics, EDEADE, Buenos Aires; Junior Economist, Ministry of Finance; Research Assistant, Latin American Economic Research Foundation. Published author.
Prof. Fiona Metcalfe: Professor of Communication and Public Relations
Academic Experience: CIPD Diploma in Personnel Management, Kingston University; BA in French & German, University of London; CELTA, Oxford House College.
Professional Experience: Business English Teacher, ESADE; Management Skills Trainer; Training & Development Manager, Coca-Cola Enterprises; European Training Consultant, Future Electronics; International Trainer, DHL.
Prof. Willem van Rossem: Professor of Tourism Management
Academic Experience: Master in Service Culture & Customer Service, Cornell University; BSc in Tourism Management, University of New Hampshire.
Professional Experience: Training Specialist & Lecturer, GuestConnection; Quality Assurance Manager, Dolce; Training Consultant, Educatur; Front Office Manager, Hotel Hesperia Madrid; Guest Service Manager, Port Aventura; Project Manager, Leisure Plan; Guest Service Manager, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts; International Specialist, Huis Ten Bosch Resort.
Prof. Gergely Farkas: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: MSc in Applied Mathematics, University of Eötovös Loránd, Budapest; MSc in Stochastics & Financial Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam; BSc in Computer Science, University of Eötovös Loránd, Budapest.
Professional Experience: Statistician & Programming, ParkHelp/Electronic Engineering Solutions; Researcher, Universitat de Barcelona; Research Analyst, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main; Research Assistant, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.
Prof. David Ortega Martínez: Professor of Marketing
Academic Experience: Executive Development Program, IESE Business School; MBA, IE Business School; Postgraduate in Marketing Commercial Direction, Universidad de Navarra; BSc in Business Administration, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.
Professional Experience: Business Development Manager, Volkswagen-Audi; Senior Manager Consultant, J. Walter Thompson; Consultant in Strategic Direction & Commerce, Barna Consulting Group.
Dr. César Duch Martorell: Professor of Management
Academic Experience: PhD in Economics, Universitat de Barcelona; BSc in Law, Universitat de Barcelona; BSc in Economics, Universitat de Barcelona.
Professional Experience: Founder & Consultant, I&D Barcelona; Senior Consultant, Roy Business Consultants; Managing Director, ESMA Barcelona; Director, Group de Bissy; Head of Studies & Administration Export Manager, European Paper & Packaging Corporation; Head of Marketing Research, Macrometrica; Professor of Marketing, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona; Professor of International Marketing, IES Barcelona, Universitat de Vic. Published author and numerous academic papers.
Prof. Julia Sokolova: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: MBA, ESADE Barcelona; Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, London; BSC in Economics, Novgorod State University, Russia.
Professional Experience: Accounting Manager, Puig; Business Consultant, King-eClient; Project Manager – International Reporting, Mechel; Project Lead-Corporate Consolidation, Finance Analyst-Shared Service Center, Finance Coordinator, Japan Tobacco International.
Prof. Rosa Torras: Professor of Finance
Academic Experience: Masters in Secondary Education Teaching, Universitat de Barcelona; Architect, Architecture University Barcelona.
Professional Experience: Freelance Architect for clients: Education Department for Catalan Autonomous Department; INCASOL; GISA; Barcelona City Council. Published author.