His research interests focus on fair value accounting and the use of financial statement analysis for equity valuation. He has carried out consulting projects related to business valuation and cost systems, and has also interned as financial analyst at a major investment bank in London. He accumulates over 12 years of experience in the management of educational non-for-profit institutions, both in Spain and in the United States. Currently, he is a member of the board of directors for a family business and for a hedge fund that invests in equities following quantitative trading strategies based on fundamentals.
Prof. Badia holds an MBA from IESE Business School, spending one semester at Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University), and a Bachelors in Business from ESADE, majoring in Finance.