UCL School of Management

Maya Cara

Associate Professor (Education)
Programme Director (BSc Information Management for Business)
Phone number
(0)20 4539 8599
(internal 75016)
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square
Rm C8


Maya Cara is Senior Teaching Fellow at the School of Management at University College London (UCL). She started her career working for international organizations in the area of operations and strategy. Since then, she has held different lectureship roles in several business schools leading programmes and was involved in curriculum development projects and academic quality. 

Maya holds a PhD in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from London Business School and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Her main academic interests are in the areas of strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. Maya’s teaching style is interactive and case-based, filled with practical exercises and real-life business experiences. She’s passionate about helping entrepreneurs with strategic management and advice, and has also founded start-ups herself so knows first-hand what it is like to launch a new business.