Emilia Bunea

Emilia Bunea is a leadership educator and educational technology entrepreneur. She has two decades of C-suite experience with global corporations in finance.

In 2021 Emilia wrote and produced “Crossroads Life,” the world’s first cinematic management case study, comprising a film and a written case based on real events. The movie has received several film awards, including the Award of Excellence from IndieFest, the Special Jury’s Award from the Hague Global Film Festival, and the Best Business Film Award from the Helsinki International Educational Film Festival.

Emilia’s academic interests include the role of ”serious leisure” in leadership identity development. She wrote several scholarly and practitioner articles on this topic and delivered a widely-acclaimed TED talk at London Business School. She has lectured on leadership-related topics in over a dozen countries.

Emilia Bunea has a Non-Executive Director Diploma from the Financial Times Board Director Programme and is a CFA charter holder. She earned her Ph.D. in Management at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2020.