Adrián is Senior Lecturer of Strategic Management at IESE and the Director of the Business Policy Area, President of the Academic Council and Professor of Business Policy at AESE Business School (Lisbon and Porto, Portugal). He is also a consultant in Strategic Planning. Before joining IESE and AESE, Adrián was an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School (Coventry, United Kingdom) from 2004 through 2009, where he is currently a Teaching Associate. He has also been Visiting Professor at CEIBS (Accra, Ghana), PAD (Lima, Perú), IAE (Pilar, Argentina), LBS (Lagos, Nigeria), IEEM (Montevideo, Uruguay) and ESCI-UPF (Barcelona, Spain), among others.
Before joining Academia, Adrián was an executive in Corporate Finance (Energy Derivatives Trading and Strategy, Capital Markets, Money Markets) and Corporate Planning (Strategic Planning, Management Control and M&As) at Grupo Perez Companc in Argentina between 1993 and 1999 and at Grupo Techint (1992).
Adrián co-authored the book "The Dynamics of Strategy. Mastering Landscapes of the Firm" (2009, Oxford University Press). His areas of professional interest include Corporate-Level Strategy, International Strategy, and the Agenda of the CEO. He published academic and managerial articles on these topics in The Academy of Management Proceedings, European Management Journal, European Management Review, Management Research, Emergence: Complexity and Organization, Harvard Deusto Business Review, Harvard Business Review Latin America and IESE Insight. He also contributed to several books and wrote over 20 teaching case studies in Competitive Strategy, Corporate-level Strategy, Strategic Alliances and Post-merger integration.