Marc Esteve Laporta

ESADE Business School

Professional experience

Marc Esteve joined ESADE Business School in 2016 as a Visiting Professor. He is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of International Public Management at the School of Public Policy at the University College London. Dr. Esteve is also the director of the MPA in Public Administration and Management at UCL. He received his PhD in management sciences from ESADE Business School-Ramon Llull University in 2012, and prior to joining UCL, he was a visiting research fellow at Cardiff Business School (2011), and a postdoc at the Institute of Public Governance and Management (ESADE Business School). Dr Esteve’s primary research interests have focused on understanding how individual characteristics influence decision making, specifically in interorganizational collaborations. He is currently delving more deeply into the mechanisms and effects of personality in the context of collaboration; his present research involves a study that explores the role of personality variables on strategic decision-makings by using experimental designs. His research has been published in scholarly journals such as the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, Public Administration, International Public Management Journal, as well as in several conference proceedings and numerous book chapters. He currently serves as Editor at Local Government Studies.

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