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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11720″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1427985500628{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”October 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Jordi Negre” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Entrepreneurship and the Power of Resilience” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]CEO and founder of Dantex Group, Jordi Negre explains how resilience is a necessary attribute for entrepreneurs and business leaders while speaking with EU Barcelona MBA students. Negre has extensive managerial experience working at British Telecom, World Online and Deutsche Bank in addition to well over 20 years of experience in IT. After overcoming many obstacles in the founding of Dantex Group, a consultancy specializing in digital media solutions, the company now has an impressive list of clients like BBVA, Lexus, Allianz, Heineken and KPMG, to name a few.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/t-Y_wiGh3ZA”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”September 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Zara English” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Diversity in the Recruitment Process” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Zara English has had nearly seven years of experience at Loftus Bradford, working her way from senior consultant to head of the search division, leading to her current role as principal and head of diversity practice. Attending a British School in Kenya where she was born and later living in Europe, English has a very diverse background. With previous experience in account management and consulting, English visited the EU Barcelona campus as a guest speaker during the Online MBA On-Campus Week where she spoke on the topic of diversity in a candidate-driven market.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/3otipxNebSM”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”April 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Jens Bay” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Marketing, Grammys and Google” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Jens Bay has accumulated in-depth experience of the marketing industry, with a focus on mobile marketing. His professional career has made him analyze the benefits of both traditional and modern companies; and he now feels perfectly at home in his current position as Industry Manager for Media & Entertainment at Google Germany. Bay recently gave EU an insider’s opinion of the world’s most disruptive company, his viewpoint on modern marketing – and did we mention he worked on a Grammy-winning album?[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQIn4H2VxlU”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”March 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Nicole Schillinger” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Business Ethics and Sustainability” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]With a progressive outlook, Schillinger has dedicated her career to championing ethics and sustainability in business. She draws on expert research to demonstrate that, beyond being a moral duty, carrying out business in an ethical way is economically beneficial. Schillinger’s background in equity sales in companies such as Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank and Barclays has given her a vast amount of experience to work with, and she shares this experience through her charismatic speeches, consulting and lecturing.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZW7SBPM3rE”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”February 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bernard Fierens” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”An Illustrious Career in Banking” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Bernard Fierens has a long and illustrious career of over 33 years in the banking sector. He has worked in banks across Europe and although he now works as a Wealth Management Expert at the prestigious Edmond de Rothschild group, he has also set up and run his own successful banking company. Private banking has helped him to master the skills of relationship building, trust and respect of confidentiality to add to his wealth of experience in the practical side of banking. As a result, he is an ideal source of wisdom, information and inspiration for those who aspire to work in the banking sector.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pepSGLC07Kw”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”January 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bart Ginneberge” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Investing in People and Working With the Internet” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Bart Ginneberge is the CEO of Bauhaus España – a German-owned DIY chain with nine stores across Spain. His tenure as CEO has seen Bauhaus adopt a more horizontal structure with a heavy focus on people and the local community. Ginneberge talks to EU about his leadership techniques and his positive perception in the face of the threat of the internet to the retail industry.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fKVr7MjU4k”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”December 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On The Importance of Digital Media” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Alex Fernandez-Cruz is an EU alumnus who has made a name for himself in the modern world of digital marketing. He is now the General Manager, Creative Manager and owner of Frescota, a company working with SMEs from varying industries to help them join the digital revolution. Here, he shares his experience, gives us tips on making the most of technological advances and explains how he thinks it’s now almost impossible for companies to survive without incorporating digital marketing into their strategies.

Read about Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila in our Alumni of the Week series here.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIUYBRLXa_s”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”November 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Carlotta Chiesa” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Success: Strengths and Starting Out” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Carlotta Chiesa is a successful alumna who works at Barna Consulting Group in Barcelona. Here, she talks about her career in coaching, explains why she thinks it’s important, tells us who she looks up to and lets us in on her motivation. She also shares pieces of invaluable advice with current students and recent graduates.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aZo_dRGhnc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”October 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Isabelle Balli” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Communications and Public Relations” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Isabelle Balli is a much-loved lecturer of Communications and Public Relations on our Barcelona campus. Here, she shares the secrets behind the industry, the role of a communicator in today’s business world and what opportunities there are in the sector. With current students in mind, she looks back at her 18-year-old self and imparts words of wisdom.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcTDjFkaD30″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”September 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Luigi Grosso” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Sustainability” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

EU Munich alumnus Luigi Grosso is a supply chain sustainability expert. He works with various companies in order to help them introduce pioneering initiatives and streamline the sustainability process; something he believes is vital in the modern working world. Here, he explains why it’s important, what it involves, what the future holds and how he enjoys making a difference.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGusaLX859A”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”August 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Brian Cookson OBE” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”President of the Union Cycliste Internationale” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Brian Cookson OBE is the President of the Union Cycliste Internationale. He gave an inspiring speech at the Munich Commencement Ceremony 2015, and also talked to us about his experience in the sports world. Here, he looks back at his career, comments on the current challenges faced by the cyclist community, picks his favourite cycling competition and gives advice on how to succeed in the sports world.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei7L51VWVV8″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”July 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Marc Guerrero” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

In addition to teaching, EU Lecturer Marc Guerrero is an active member of both the cultural and political worlds, currently holding the positions of Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site and Vice-President of the ALDE party. Here, he offers students advice on navigating the job market, getting experience, gaining knowledge and taking risks. He encourages us all to dream, imagine what we want to do in the future and go for it.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/jSEWl4LDFkc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”June 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Víctor Carulla” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Partner at Headway Executive Search” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Víctor Carulla completed both his Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA in International Business at EU. He is now a Partnet at Headway, an executive recruitment firm. He shared his tips for success with us, offering guidance on job hunting, honing interview techniques and making career decisions. The advice he would give to his 18-year-old self is something we can all take on board.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=840WF64ziD8″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”May 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Albert Vahlhaus” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Strategic Marketing” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Albert Vahlhaus is a strategic marketing, corporate finance and HRM lecturer at EU Business School Barcelona. Fluent in three languages, Vahlhaus has a diverse academic background undertaken on two different continents. He explained to us why he wanted to teach and what he thinks a business degree can contribute to a career, and encouraged students to look for purpose and get engaged in what they do. In his words: “It’s about people.”

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/-EyPaFfbIPQ”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”April 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11720″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1427985500628{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”March 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Nicole Schillinger” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Business ethics and sustainability” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]With a progressive outlook, Schillinger has dedicated her career to championing ethics and sustainability in business. She draws on expert research to demonstrate that, beyond being a moral duty, carrying out business in an ethical way is economically beneficial. Schillinger’s background in equity sales in companies such as Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank and Barclays has given her a vast amount of experience to work with, and she shares this experience through her charismatic speeches, consulting and lecturing.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZW7SBPM3rE”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”February 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bernard Fierens” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”An Illustrious Career in Banking” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Bernard Fierens has a long and illustrious career of over 33 years in the banking sector. He has worked in banks across Europe and although he now works as a Wealth Management Expert at the prestigious Edmond de Rothschild group, he has also set up and run his own successful banking company. Private banking has helped him to master the skills of relationship building, trust and respect of confidentiality to add to his wealth of experience in the practical side of banking. As a result, he is an ideal source of wisdom, information and inspiration for those who aspire to work in the banking sector.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pepSGLC07Kw”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”January 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bart Ginneberge” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Investing in People and Working With the Internet” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Bart Ginneberge is the CEO of Bauhaus España – a German-owned DIY chain with nine stores across Spain. His tenure as CEO has seen Bauhaus adopt a more horizontal structure with a heavy focus on people and the local community. Ginneberge talks to EU about his leadership techniques and his positive perception in the face of the threat of the internet to the retail industry.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fKVr7MjU4k”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”December 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On The Importance of Digital Media” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Alex Fernandez-Cruz is an EU alumnus who has made a name for himself in the modern world of digital marketing. He is now the General Manager, Creative Manager and owner of Frescota, a company working with SMEs from varying industries to help them join the digital revolution. Here, he shares his experience, gives us tips on making the most of technological advances and explains how he thinks it’s now almost impossible for companies to survive without incorporating digital marketing into their strategies.

Read about Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila in our Alumni of the Week series here.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIUYBRLXa_s”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”November 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Carlotta Chiesa” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Success: Strengths and Starting Out” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Carlotta Chiesa is a successful alumna who works at Barna Consulting Group in Barcelona. Here, she talks about her career in coaching, explains why she thinks it’s important, tells us who she looks up to and lets us in on her motivation. She also shares pieces of invaluable advice with current students and recent graduates.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aZo_dRGhnc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”October 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Isabelle Balli” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Communications and Public Relations” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Isabelle Balli is a much-loved lecturer of Communications and Public Relations on our Barcelona campus. Here, she shares the secrets behind the industry, the role of a communicator in today’s business world and what opportunities there are in the sector. With current students in mind, she looks back at her 18-year-old self and imparts words of wisdom.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcTDjFkaD30″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”September 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Luigi Grosso” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Sustainability” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

EU Munich alumnus Luigi Grosso is a supply chain sustainability expert. He works with various companies in order to help them introduce pioneering initiatives and streamline the sustainability process; something he believes is vital in the modern working world. Here, he explains why it’s important, what it involves, what the future holds and how he enjoys making a difference.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGusaLX859A”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”August 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Brian Cookson OBE” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”President of the Union Cycliste Internationale” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Brian Cookson OBE is the President of the Union Cycliste Internationale. He gave an inspiring speech at the Munich Commencement Ceremony 2015, and also talked to us about his experience in the sports world. Here, he looks back at his career, comments on the current challenges faced by the cyclist community, picks his favourite cycling competition and gives advice on how to succeed in the sports world.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei7L51VWVV8″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”July 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Marc Guerrero” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

In addition to teaching, EU Lecturer Marc Guerrero is an active member of both the cultural and political worlds, currently holding the positions of Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site and Vice-President of the ALDE party. Here, he offers students advice on navigating the job market, getting experience, gaining knowledge and taking risks. He encourages us all to dream, imagine what we want to do in the future and go for it.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/jSEWl4LDFkc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”June 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Víctor Carulla” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Partner at Headway Executive Search” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Víctor Carulla completed both his Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA in International Business at EU. He is now a Partnet at Headway, an executive recruitment firm. He shared his tips for success with us, offering guidance on job hunting, honing interview techniques and making career decisions. The advice he would give to his 18-year-old self is something we can all take on board.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=840WF64ziD8″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”May 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Albert Vahlhaus” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Strategic Marketing” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Albert Vahlhaus is a strategic marketing, corporate finance and HRM lecturer at EU Business School Barcelona. Fluent in three languages, Vahlhaus has a diverse academic background undertaken on two different continents. He explained to us why he wanted to teach and what he thinks a business degree can contribute to a career, and encouraged students to look for purpose and get engaged in what they do. In his words: “It’s about people.”

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/-EyPaFfbIPQ”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”April 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11720″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1427985500628{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”February 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bernard Fierens” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”An Illustrious Career in Banking” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Bernard Fierens has a long and illustrious career of over 33 years in the banking sector. He has worked in banks across Europe and although he now works as a Wealth Management Expert at the prestigious Edmond de Rothschild group, he has also set up and run his own successful banking company. Private banking has helped him to master the skills of relationship building, trust and respect of confidentiality to add to his wealth of experience in the practical side of banking. As a result, he is an ideal source of wisdom, information and inspiration for those who aspire to work in the banking sector.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pepSGLC07Kw”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bart Ginneberge” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Investing in People and Working With the Internet” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Bart Ginneberge is the CEO of Bauhaus España – a German-owned DIY chain with nine stores across Spain. His tenure as CEO has seen Bauhaus adopt a more horizontal structure with a heavy focus on people and the local community. Ginneberge talks to EU about his leadership techniques and his positive perception in the face of the threat of the internet to the retail industry.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fKVr7MjU4k”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”December 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On The Importance of Digital Media” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Alex Fernandez-Cruz is an EU alumnus who has made a name for himself in the modern world of digital marketing. He is now the General Manager, Creative Manager and owner of Frescota, a company working with SMEs from varying industries to help them join the digital revolution. Here, he shares his experience, gives us tips on making the most of technological advances and explains how he thinks it’s now almost impossible for companies to survive without incorporating digital marketing into their strategies.

Read about Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila in our Alumni of the Week series here.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIUYBRLXa_s”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”November 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Carlotta Chiesa” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Success: Strengths and Starting Out” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Carlotta Chiesa is a successful alumna who works at Barna Consulting Group in Barcelona. Here, she talks about her career in coaching, explains why she thinks it’s important, tells us who she looks up to and lets us in on her motivation. She also shares pieces of invaluable advice with current students and recent graduates.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aZo_dRGhnc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”October 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Isabelle Balli” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Communications and Public Relations” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Isabelle Balli is a much-loved lecturer of Communications and Public Relations on our Barcelona campus. Here, she shares the secrets behind the industry, the role of a communicator in today’s business world and what opportunities there are in the sector. With current students in mind, she looks back at her 18-year-old self and imparts words of wisdom.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcTDjFkaD30″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”September 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Luigi Grosso” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Sustainability” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

EU Munich alumnus Luigi Grosso is a supply chain sustainability expert. He works with various companies in order to help them introduce pioneering initiatives and streamline the sustainability process; something he believes is vital in the modern working world. Here, he explains why it’s important, what it involves, what the future holds and how he enjoys making a difference.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGusaLX859A”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”August 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Brian Cookson OBE” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”President of the Union Cycliste Internationale” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Brian Cookson OBE is the President of the Union Cycliste Internationale. He gave an inspiring speech at the Munich Commencement Ceremony 2015, and also talked to us about his experience in the sports world. Here, he looks back at his career, comments on the current challenges faced by the cyclist community, picks his favourite cycling competition and gives advice on how to succeed in the sports world.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei7L51VWVV8″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”July 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Marc Guerrero” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

In addition to teaching, EU Lecturer Marc Guerrero is an active member of both the cultural and political worlds, currently holding the positions of Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site and Vice-President of the ALDE party. Here, he offers students advice on navigating the job market, getting experience, gaining knowledge and taking risks. He encourages us all to dream, imagine what we want to do in the future and go for it.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/jSEWl4LDFkc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”June 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Víctor Carulla” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Partner at Headway Executive Search” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Víctor Carulla completed both his Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA in International Business at EU. He is now a Partnet at Headway, an executive recruitment firm. He shared his tips for success with us, offering guidance on job hunting, honing interview techniques and making career decisions. The advice he would give to his 18-year-old self is something we can all take on board.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=840WF64ziD8″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”May 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Albert Vahlhaus” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Strategic Marketing” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Albert Vahlhaus is a strategic marketing, corporate finance and HRM lecturer at EU Business School Barcelona. Fluent in three languages, Vahlhaus has a diverse academic background undertaken on two different continents. He explained to us why he wanted to teach and what he thinks a business degree can contribute to a career, and encouraged students to look for purpose and get engaged in what they do. In his words: “It’s about people.”

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/-EyPaFfbIPQ”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”April 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11720″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1427985500628{padding-bottom: 15px !important;}”][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”February 2016″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bernard Fierens” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”An Illustrious Career in Banking” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Bernard Fierens has a long and illustrious career of over 33 years in the banking sector. He has worked in banks across Europe and although he now works as a Wealth Management Expert at the prestigious Edmond de Rothschild group, he has also set up and run his own successful banking company. Private banking has helped him to master the skills of relationship building, trust and respect of confidentiality to add to his wealth of experience in the practical side of banking. As a result, he is an ideal source of wisdom, information and inspiration for those who aspire to work in the banking sector.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pepSGLC07Kw”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Bart Ginneberge” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Investing in People and Working With the Internet” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Bart Ginneberge is the CEO of Bauhaus España – a German-owned DIY chain with nine stores across Spain. His tenure as CEO has seen Bauhaus adopt a more horizontal structure with a heavy focus on people and the local community. Ginneberge talks to EU about his leadership techniques and his positive perception in the face of the threat of the internet to the retail industry.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fKVr7MjU4k”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”December 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On The Importance of Digital Media” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Alex Fernandez-Cruz is an EU alumnus who has made a name for himself in the modern world of digital marketing. He is now the General Manager, Creative Manager and owner of Frescota, a company working with SMEs from varying industries to help them join the digital revolution. Here, he shares his experience, gives us tips on making the most of technological advances and explains how he thinks it’s now almost impossible for companies to survive without incorporating digital marketing into their strategies.

Read about Alex Fernandez-Cruz Soldevila in our Alumni of the Week series here.

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Carlotta Chiesa is a successful alumna who works at Barna Consulting Group in Barcelona. Here, she talks about her career in coaching, explains why she thinks it’s important, tells us who she looks up to and lets us in on her motivation. She also shares pieces of invaluable advice with current students and recent graduates.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aZo_dRGhnc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”October 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Isabelle Balli” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Communications and Public Relations” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Isabelle Balli is a much-loved lecturer of Communications and Public Relations on our Barcelona campus. Here, she shares the secrets behind the industry, the role of a communicator in today’s business world and what opportunities there are in the sector. With current students in mind, she looks back at her 18-year-old self and imparts words of wisdom.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcTDjFkaD30″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”September 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Luigi Grosso” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”On Sustainability” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

EU Munich alumnus Luigi Grosso is a supply chain sustainability expert. He works with various companies in order to help them introduce pioneering initiatives and streamline the sustainability process; something he believes is vital in the modern working world. Here, he explains why it’s important, what it involves, what the future holds and how he enjoys making a difference.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGusaLX859A”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”August 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Brian Cookson OBE” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”President of the Union Cycliste Internationale” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Brian Cookson OBE is the President of the Union Cycliste Internationale. He gave an inspiring speech at the Munich Commencement Ceremony 2015, and also talked to us about his experience in the sports world. Here, he looks back at his career, comments on the current challenges faced by the cyclist community, picks his favourite cycling competition and gives advice on how to succeed in the sports world.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei7L51VWVV8″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”July 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Marc Guerrero” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

In addition to teaching, EU Lecturer Marc Guerrero is an active member of both the cultural and political worlds, currently holding the positions of Director of the world-heritage Sant Pau Modernist Site and Vice-President of the ALDE party. Here, he offers students advice on navigating the job market, getting experience, gaining knowledge and taking risks. He encourages us all to dream, imagine what we want to do in the future and go for it.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/jSEWl4LDFkc”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”June 2015″ font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”10″ accent_color=”#00adef”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Víctor Carulla” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%2300adef” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:600%20bold%20regular%3A600%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Partner at Headway Executive Search” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]

Víctor Carulla completed both his Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA in International Business at EU. He is now a Partnet at Headway, an executive recruitment firm. He shared his tips for success with us, offering guidance on job hunting, honing interview techniques and making career decisions. The advice he would give to his 18-year-old self is something we can all take on board.

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Albert Vahlhaus is a strategic marketing, corporate finance and HRM lecturer at EU Business School Barcelona. Fluent in three languages, Vahlhaus has a diverse academic background undertaken on two different continents. He explained to us why he wanted to teach and what he thinks a business degree can contribute to a career, and encouraged students to look for purpose and get engaged in what they do. In his words: “It’s about people.”

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EU alumnus Julian Baladurage-Marquardt is an entrepreneur and Managing Partner of MBJ Integrated Technologies. He visited the EU Barcelona campus to explain how it all began, what he is most proud of and how he would advise future EU entrepreneurs to proceed. His experience gives us all an insight into how to make a business work.

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Fabiola Eyholzer graduated from EU in 2000 with an Executive MBA and is now the CEO of  Just Leading Solutions, a global management consulting firm based in New York city. During her recent visit to the Barcelona campus, Eyholzer told us about her company; shared her belief in the lean and agile business method; and explained why it’s important to love what you do. She gave invaluable advice, encouraging future entrepreneurs to take on the challenge and be courageous. Fabiola is a successful businesswoman who inspires students and graduates alike with her story of success.

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On November 4th, 2014, EU Barcelona students welcomed guest speaker and alumnus Oriol Bueno. A Barcelona native, Oriol Bueno is now Managing Partner at the Barcelona Soccer Academy, a football school founded in 2010, and leading exporter of their unique training method. He shared the story of his success with students, spoke about what he learned at EU and how he has used it in his career.

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