Business School


Primary Department
Business School
Lecturer in Aviation
Work Area/Key Responsibilities
Management Group
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
Room Number

Academic biography

Prof Marina Efthymiou is a Professor of Aviation Management at Dublin City University Business School. Prior to this, she worked for the University of West London and before that for EUROCONTROL - the International Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation based in Brussels.

Prof. Efthymiou holds a PhD in Sustainable Aviation Policy, an MSc in Tourism Strategy, and a BSc in Business. Recognized both nationally and internationally, she is an expert in Sustainable Aviation and Air Transport Management. Prof. Efthymiou is a frequent participant in policy discussions for prestigious bodies such as the OECD, European Commission, and European Parliament, and she presents regularly at major industry conferences including IATA ADS, GAD, and Air Finance Leasing. She also contributes to media outlets like RTE, the Irish Times and Politico.

An active member of the academic community, Prof. Efthymiou serves on the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed aviation journals and is involved with the German Aviation Research Society and the Hellenic Aviation Society. She held positions on the committee of the European Aviation Conference, the Aviation Management and Economics Conference and the Transport Research Arena. She led the industry-funded 'Diversity and Inclusion in Aviation' project among other initiatives. Her accolades include the DCU Business School young research award in 2023 and the DCU President's Award for Distinctive Approach to Innovation in Teaching  in 2022. 

Over the past five years, Prof. Efthymiou has collaborated with over 35 scholars and published more than 30 papers in prestigious journals such as the Annals of Tourism Research and the Journal of Air T

Research interests

- Air Traffic Management and ANSPs business models
- Sustainable Aviation 
- Current issues in Air Transport Management 

I welcome applications from prospective research students interested in sustainable aviation and Air Traffic Management/Control.