Faculty & staff

Marta Rey García

Marta Rey-Garcia is tenured associate professor in the Marketing Area, Business Management Department, School of Economics and Business of the University of A Coruña (UDC), Spain.

Since she started her career as university professor in 2009, she has taught courses in several undergraduate and graduate programs at the UDC. Her research interests focus on civil society organizations, philanthropy, sustainability, social innovation and nonprofit marketing. She has participated in several national and international research projects (in some of them as the principal investigator) and supervised Ph.D. dissertations on those topics. She has been visiting researcher at the Harvard Kennedy School, the London School of Economics or Copenhagen Business School. She is a member of the scientific committee of the Chaire Philanthropie at ESSEC Business School. Since 2016 she is the academic director of the Global Civil Society Seminar organized by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs of the Harvard Kennedy School in collaboration with the Rafael del Pino Foundation.

Before joining the UDC she worked for the Barrié Foundation, serving as its managing director until December 2008. She has extensive experience in knowledge transfer to the field of nonprofit governance and management. She serves or has served in the boards or advisory boards of Fundación Rafael del Pino, Fundación Haz, the Spanish Association of Foundations or the European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP).

She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies (First National Award, Extraordinary Award) and a B.A. in Economics (International Economics and Development), Universidad Complutense, Madrid. She obtained her Ph.D. at the Universidad Complutense, Madrid (Social Communication History). Master of Business Administration (MBA), Columbia Business School, Columbia University, New York.

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Marta Rey is the director of the Inditex Sustainability Chair at the UDC and its graduate course in Sustainability and Social Innovation (CESIS).

Vanessa Mato Santiso

Vanessa Mato Santiso is an assistant lecturer in the Business Organization Area of the University of A Coruña, teaching in the Degree in Fashion Industry Management (Faculty of Humanities and Documentation, Campus de Esteiro, Ferrol).

Her research lines are focused on relationship marketing, multi/omnichannel strategies, management of non-profit organizations, social innovation, sustainability and social responsibility, participating in research projects, conferences and publications, at national and international level. In 2018, she has been visiting researcher at the Rotterdam School of Management of Erasmus University (Holland, Netherlands). She was assistant researcher for the European project ITSSOIN – Social Innovation and Civic Engagement (European Commission, 7th Framework Program: 2014-2017). She has also made a collaboration grant for a research project on spatial econometrics at the Business Department at the University of A Coruña (2011-12 academic year).

She is Ph.D. in Economic Analysis and Business Strategy, and she holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Management at the University of Coruña. She also holds graduate courses in Social Responsibility and Innovation and in Business Innovation Management, from the same University.

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Vanessa Mato (alumni graduate course in Sustainability and Social Innovation (CESIS) of the Inditex Sustainability Chair at the UDC) is the head of the Technical Secretariat of the Inditex Sustainability Chair at the UDC since 2015, and is the methodological tutor of collaborative service-learning projects of the CESIS since 2019.

Violeta Bouzada Novoa

Violeta Bouzada is PhD candidate in Economic Analysis and Business Strategy at the University of A Coruña (UDC) and holds a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Vigo, a Master in Fashion Business Management from the University of Navarra and a graduate course in Sustainability and Social Innovation (CESIS) from the University of A Coruña.

Her research work is focused on the field of social entrepreneurship and circular economy applied to the textile industry. Sector in which he has developed his professional career performing various functions in the buying and product management departments of different multinationals in Germany, France and Spain. She is currently collaborating as an external professional the Degree in Fashion Industry Management (UDC).

Violeta Bouzada Novoa (alumni graduate course in Sustainability and Social Innovation (CESIS) of the Inditex Sustainability Chair at the UDC) serves as part of the Technical Secretariat of the INDITEX-UDC Chair of Sustainability since 2021.

 

They have collaborated with the team of the Chair:

Sofía García Torres (alumni graduate course in Sustainability and Social Innovation (CESIS) of the Inditex Sustainability Chair at the UDC) was the methodological tutor of collaborative service-learning projects of the CESIS between 2017 and 2019. She is currently a researcher at Deusto Business School.

Noelia Salido Andrés (alumni graduate course in Sustainability and Social Innovation (CESIS) of the Inditex Sustainability Chair at the UDC) was responsible for the Technical Secretariat of the INDITEX-UDC Chair between 2013 and 2015. She is currently an assistant professor in the Marketing and Market Research Area (Business Department) of the UDC.

Ana Felgueiras (alumni graduate course in Sustainability and Social Innovation (CESIS) of the Inditex Sustainability Chair at the UDC) was responsible for the Technical Secretariat of the INDITEX-UDC Chair between 2011 and 2013 and was the methodological tutor of the practical projects between 2014 and 2017. She is currently the manager of European projects in the Food Cluster of Galicia.