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Meet the Bachelor Teaching Team

Faculty members at UBI have more than 15 years of professional experience, with at least five years in senior positions (in academia and/or in a major company). Positions in the corporate world include CEOs, Senior Advisors and General Directors, among other senior positions in national and multinational companies. This leads to an experience that is shaped by the latest developments in the field and is offered to participants in the form of academic research and/or reflections on professional experience.

Maria Altamira


PhD(c), Warwick Business School; Master in Marketing, ESIC Business School; BA in Management, Universidad de Deusto. Former Accreditation Manager and China Centre Director, ESIC Business School; former Consultant with Accenture.

Jordi Ballart


MBA, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya; MA in Law, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; BA in Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. Former Export Manager and founder of GlobalAra.

Frank Billingsley


PhD, Walden U; MBA, Boston U; MSc, Vrije U; BA, Ohio Dominican University.

Beatrice Farkas


PhD, Louisiana State U; MSc Economics, Louisiana State U; BSc Economics, Finance and Banking, Babes-Bolyai U. Former Lecturer in Economics, Bard College Berlin; Research Associate, DIW Berlin; Assistant Professor of Economics, State U of New York.

Jose Luis Ferrero


PDD, IES–Universidad de Navarra; MA in Digital Marketing, EUDE University; Master in Sales and Marketing Management, ESIC Business and Marketing School; BA in Economics and Business Studies, Universidad de Valencia. Business Unit Director, VDSHOP; former Marketing Communication Manager, Philips.

Gaston Fornes


PhD, U of Bath; MBA, U of Southern California and U Adolfo Ibanez; BA, U Nacional de Cuyo; Founder and CEO, ABP Chile; Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; Fellow Inter-American Development Bank-London School of Economics; Foreign Expert, Shanghai Government.

Monique Hardenne


MBA, Sacred Heart University; Master’s Degree in Mathematics, University of Liège. Eight years working experience in the international banking industry; founder of an IT training company.

Christopher Henny


PhD, UBI; MBA, Thunderbird School of Management; MSc in Rural Agricultural Development, U of Reading; BA in Economics and Dramatic Arts, U of the Pacific. Former CEO, ZI Foods; MD Maxess; Innovation Manager, Airbus Defence and Space; VP marketing and new product development, SAIT; Volunteer Leader,International Union of Child Welfare, Peace Corps.

Frank Longo

United States

PhD in Psychology, U of Southern Mississippi, ; MS Counselling Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi, ; BSc in Psychology, Temple University; Former Diversity Lead/Executive Sales Representative, Eli Lilly; Associate Dean for Global Programmes, EAE Business School.

Juan Carlos Mondragon


PhD (c) in Global Political Economy, U of Bristol; Master’s in Public Policy, FLACSO-Mexico, Master’s in Public Administration, the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Fifteen years of working experience in political roles for the Mexican government.

Randy Priem


PhD, KU Leuven; BA and MA Business Economics KU Leuven. Financial economist at the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA).

Yalcin Sahankaya


MBA, United Business Institutes; BSc Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University. Former Managing Director EMEA, the Hudson Sharp Machine Company; former President, Global Business Development.

Tom Spoors


MSc in Public Understanding of Science, Open U; BSc Biochemistry, U of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

Eric Van der Stichelen Rogier


MSc in Management, Solvay BS; Master in Law; U Catholique de Louvain; BA, U Catholique de Louvain. Director HR, D'Ieteren; Managing Partner, INVICEMM.

Vincent Tam


MBA, Asian Institute of Technology; Masters in European Business, ESCP Europe; BSc Pharmacology & Physiology, U of Manchester. Digital Marketing Specialist and Entrepreneur.

Sophie Wang


MSc in Communication Management, ESCG; BSc in Information & Communication, ESCG. Professional Training on Chinese Language Teaching & Teaching Materials – Hanban – Confucius Institute Headquarters.

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