Mrs Maya Gharbi is a Senior Lecturer at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Before starting her professional career in the academic world, Maya worked for many years in the banking industry. As a portfolio manager at UBS in Geneva, her duties involved investment decisions on financial markets. As a Financial Analyst in Dubai, her field of expertise included the analysis of the North American stock market. Maya has a passion for the subject that she teaches and for transmitting her knowledge to the younger generation. The combination of her past experience in the financial world with the pedagogical training acquired throughout the years at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne has enhanced her interactions with the students.