Emilia Bunea

Emilia Bunea, CFA

Emilia Bunea, CFA, is a leadership researcher at VU University Amsterdam. Her research on the role of leaders’ nonwork life in leadership development has been published by Harvard Business Review, London Business School Review, and Les Echos and has been widely cited in the business media, including Le Monde and the Wall Street Journal. Ms. Bunea’s TED Talk at London Business School on the role of serious leisure in leaders’ lives has been viewed over 400,000 times. As a former CEO and chief financial officer at global corporations and now a non-executive director, she is one of the few leadership experts with a 360-degree academic–practitioner vision. Ms. Bunea has delivered courses and talks at universities in Europe and the United States, as well as at various corporate and industry events.