Strategy, Leadership and People

Mireia Montané Balagué

Mireia Montané Balagué

Mireia Montané-Balagué holds a Master of Science in Hospitality Management from UNLV (Las Vegas, USA) and a degree from the UAB. Mireia lived in the US for 11 years, where she developed her Human Resources professional career working at New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Ark Las Vegas Restaurant Corporation. Upon her return to Barcelona, she worked as Executive Director of La Mola Hotel & Conference Center and as HR Director at the Renaissance Barcelona Airport Hotel. In the academic sector, Mireia has been collaborating with EADA since 2006 as a program manager in the areas of Business Administration, Human Resources and Tourism & Hospitality Management, and as a professor of leadership skills and human resources skills. She has been a 'reviewer' for two academic journals in the tourism sector, has given some lectures on academic subjects and is currently studying for a doctorate in education and technology.

Future of work
Educational futures
Intersection of technology and pedagogy for HE
Mobile learning
M-learning and soft skills development
Soft skills development and the metaverse

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Certification, SHRM

Ph D candidate | , Universitat de Vic - Central de Catalunya

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Postgraduate in Education, University of Glasgow

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | DISC Behavioral Consultant Certification, People Keys

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Certification , Lego(R) Serious Play(R)

MS - Master of Science | Master of Science in Hospitality Management, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

BA - Bachelor of Arts | Llicenciat en Filologia Anglogermànica, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Society of Human Resources Management - SHRM


Consulting Executive Director of Human Resources , La Mola Hotel & Conference Centre (2007-2008)

Director of Human Resources, Renaissance Barcelona Airport Hotel ***** (2006-2006)

Director of Human Resources, ARK Las Vegas Restaurant Corporation (1998-2004)

HR Specialitst, Communications Specialist, New York-New York Hotel & Casino (1996-1998)


Adjunct Professor, European University Business School (2005-2006)

Professors' Assistant, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1995-1996)

DG Reform, European Commission/Blimindset, S.L. (2021 - 2022)

various clients/Ready for People (2019 - 2020)

Melià Hotels International/EUREKA, S.L. (2016 - 2019)

La Mola Hotel & Conference Center/Layetana Inmobiliaria, S.L. (2007 - 2008)

Conference Proceeding

MONTANE BALAGUE, M. , Erstad, M. (1996). HOSPITALITY EDUCATION IN SPAIN. : Conference on Graduate Education and Graduate Students Research at the University of Hilton Hotel & Conference Center.