People

Faculty

The EEI faculty team is formed by acknowledge professors and researchers with a track-record in the fields of New venture creation, Growth and internationalization Strategies, Entrepreneurial Finance, Family Business and Impact investing & social entrepreneurship.

  • Lisa Hehenberger

    Lecturer, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Director, ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute
    Impact investing & social entrepreneurship

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  • Jan Brinckmann

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Academic Programme Director, Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Coordinator, GRIE
    New venture creation

    Bio
  • Luisa Alemany

    Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting
    Entrepreneurial finance
    New venture creation

    Impact investing & social entrepreneurship

    Bio
  • Eugenia Bieto

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Ex-General Director of ESADE
    New venture creation

    Bio
  • Georgios Chondrakis

    Assistant Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Growth and internationalization Strategies

    Bio
  • François Collet

    Associate Professor, Department of People Management and Organization
    Growth and internationalization Strategies

    Bio
  • Alberto Gimeno

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Family business

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  • Lotta Hassi

    Lecturer, Department of Operations, Management and Innovation
    New venture creation

    Bio
  • Jan Hohberger

    Visiting Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Growth and internationalization Strategies

    Bio
  • Constance Lütolf

    Senior Lecturer, Department of Strategy and General Management
    New venture creation

    Bio
  • Xavier Mendoza

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Growth and internationalization Strategies

    Bio
  • Esteve Mogas

    Lecturer, Department of Strategy and General Management
    New venture creation

    Bio
  • Pedro Parada

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Growth and internationalization Strategies

    Bio
  • María José Parada

    Lecturer, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Family business

    Bio
  • Marcel Planellas

    Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    New venture creation

    Bio
  • Dimo Ringov

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Growth and internationalization Strategies

    Bio
  • Alfred Vernis

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    Impact investing & social entrepreneurship

    Bio
  • Luis Vives

    Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management
    New venture creation

    Bio
  • Ruth Aguilera

    Visiting Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management  
    New venture creation

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  • Jaume Villanueva

    Visiting Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management  
    New venture creation

    Bio

Collaborators

The EEI also counts on a large network of collaborators with extensive experience in research and business, contributing to research, teaching, startup support and outreach activities.

  • Javier Aguilar

    Academic Collaborator
    Department of Strategy and General Management
    CEO and Founder at King-eClient

    Bio
  • Joan Riera

    Academic Collaborator
    Department of Strategy and General Management
    Founder & President at Active Development

    Bio
  • Maika Valencia

    Researcher and Quality & Accreditation Programme Development Manager

    Bio
  • Maria José de la Maza Peiró

    Academic Collaborator
    Department of Strategy and General Management

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Researchers

The EEI is committed to advancing knowledge through rigorous research, by relying on talented researchers with a broad range of expertise. Their work has a direct impact and brings value to the classroom, the executive community, organisations, and society at large.

  • Leonora Buckland

    Consultant
    Impact investing & social entrepreneurship

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  • Guillermo Casasnovas

    Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing Postdoctoral Fellow

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  • Deborah Gold

    Business Plan Tutor Coordinator and Social Impact Research Assistant

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  • Suzanne Jenkins

    Business Case Developer

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  • Olga Porro Martorell

    Researcher

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  • Lourdes Urriolagoitia

    Researcher

Ph.D. Candidates

The EEI is committed to generating cutting-edge and relevant knowledge. That is why we train dynamic and active researchers in the early stages of their careers and with a consolidated background.

  • Aman Asija
  • Eleunthia Ellinger
  • Lina Eze
  • Heidi Ann Kruger
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  • Natalia Mityushina
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  • Asier Pereda
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  • Jorge Vinicio Murillo
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Staff

The EEI staff provides support to the EEI faculty, collaborators, researcher team as well as the whole ESADE entrepreneurial community and founders.

  • Josep Alías

    EEI Manager

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  • Davide Rovera

    EWorks Manager

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