Justin Byrne is a Teaching Professor in Management, teaching courses in Intercultural Skills and Cross-Cultural Management in the Bachelor in Management (B.Sc.), Master in Management (MIM) and M.Sc. programmes on the Madrid campus. From 2014-2018 he was Local Academic Director of the Bachelor in Management at the Madrid Campus of ESCP, playing a key role in the launch and delivery of the programme in Madrid, as well as in business development in Spain and other markets.
Holding a BA in History and Masters in Philosophy from the University of Manchester and a Ph.D. in History and Civilization from the European University Institute in Florence, Justin Byrne is an area specialist in Spain in its European and Latin American context. With a background in the humanities and social sciences, his teaching and research interests have spanned the workings of politics, society, culture and management. His work is also informed by his experience working and living in five countries for Spanish, French, British and US and international organizations.
His research has focused on industrial organization, labour relations and employment practice in the Spanish construction industry, including issues of ethnic and gender diversity and the transnational posting of workers within the EU. In 2006 he appeared as a Country Expert on this topic before the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament.