Leila Pinto


Where did you grow up?
Madrid, Spain.

And your favorite spot in the city?
El Retiro.

What do you teach?
Advanced Financial Management in the Global MBA and Corporate Finance in the Executive MBA.

What is one of the most valuable, yet underrated skills in business?

Is there someone who has inspired you?  
My father: his unstoppable curiosity led him to do all he wanted in life and always be happy.

The book on your nightstand?
The latest edition of Foreign Affairs magazine.

Whom would you like to sit next to at a dinner party?  
President Barack Obama.

What is your favorite quote?
In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies…but the silence of our friends. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Professor Leila Pinto was interviewed and photographed by Kerry Parke in Greenwich Park, south-east London (June 2014.)