Constance Lütolf-Carroll is an entrepreneur and educator. She earned a BS (honors) in civil engineering from UC Berkeley where she was a Regents' Scholar. She holds an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business in California. She is currently the URL Lecturer at ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University, in Spain where she has been a member of the faculty since 1986. Constance was responsible for teaching the core strategy course in ESADE's full-time MBA program for ten years, from 2000-2009. She teaches courses on global equity portfolio management, international business strategy, entrepreneurship, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring in ESADE's undergraduate degree, MBA, Executive MBA, and Senior Executive Education programs.
Constance is concurrently a visiting professor at other prominent European business schools. Every year since 2001, she has taught equity investment management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, in the Netherlands. Since 2005, she has co-taught the core course on merchant banking and corporate restructuring for the Master in Corporate Finance program at SDA Bocconi, in Milan, Italy. In Finland, she was honored as the Saastamoinen Foundation Visiting Professor 2002 by Aalto School of Management (formerly Helsinki School of Economics), where she taught in MBA and EMBA programs for over 12 years. She currently is teaching an intensive summer course for senior executives in the Korean Executive MBA degree program at the Seoul School for Integrated Science and Technology (aSSIST) in Seoul, South Korea (a joint degree offered with Aalto Executive Education).
Constance started her career working as a refinery engineer for Exxon Company USA and eventually became a registered civil engineer in California. After her MBA, she joined Ibercorp SA, a leading securities brokerage in Spain, and also served on the board of directors of Iberiancorp Gestion in Amsterdam, which was the first listed closed-end country fund for Spain and Portugal. At Baring Securities (now ING) in Mexico, she was deputy director of equity research. Since then, she has consulted for leading British asset management firms and has been involved in a variety of start-up ventures. Constance is a board member and principal of a family business, Netspan AG, an Internet applications service provider in Switzerland for small and midsize companies that she cofounded with her husband in 1997.