Faculty & staff

Marta Rey García

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

She has been teaching full-time at the UDC since 2009, in both graduate (Master degrees) and undergraduate (BA in Business) programs in management.

Her research interests focus on the governance and management of civil society and nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, social innovation and nonprofit marketing. She has participated in several national and EU-funded research projects on those issues (in some of them as the principal investigator), in particular ITSSOIN – Social Innovation and Civic Engagement (www.itssoin.eu), European Commission, 7th Framework Programme (2014-2017); EUFORI – European Foundations for Research and Innovation (www.euforistudy.eu), European Commission, 7th Framework Programme (2012-2014); Instituto de Análisis Estratégico de Fundaciones (INAEF), Asociación Española de Fundaciones (2009-2011). She has been USIA visiting scholar at the American University in Washington, D.C., and research fellow of the Salzburg Seminar-Fulbright program, the Harvard Kennedy School, the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University, and Suffolk University in Boston. She has been visiting faculty at the International MBA Program of Madrid’s Instituto de Empresa.

Before becoming affiliated member of the UDC she held managerial positions in the nonprofit sector. Starting in 1996 she worked for the Pedro Barrie de la Maza Foundation, serving as its managing director until December 2008. She has extensive consulting experience and has served in advisory boards of several nonprofits, including Fundación Rafael del Pino, Compromiso y Transparencia Foundation and the Spanish Association of Foundations . She also belongs to the board of the European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP).

Dr. Rey-Garcia holds degrees in economics and communication sciences, as well as a doctorate in communications from Madrid’s Complutense University; she also holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia University in New York.

Dr. Rey-Garcia is the director of the INDITEX–UDC Chair of Social Responsibility.

Noelia Salido Andrés

Ms. Salido is assistant professor in the Marketing Area (Department of Business) and Vice-dean for Students and Communication at the School of Economics and Business in the University of A Coruña (UDC). Currently doing her PhD in Economics and Business Analysis from UDC’s Official Doctorate Program, she conducts research on the influence of technological innovation on social innovation within the scope of relations between the civil society and the non-profit sector. She was also a researcher of the EU-funded research project ITSSOIN – Social Innovation and Civic Engagement (7th Framework Programme: 2014-2017).

She has been visiting faculty member and fellow at the Communication and Media Research Institute of University of Westminster and Sheffield Hallam University, both located in United Kingdom. As author as well as co-author, she has published on technological socialization topics within the scope of citizens’ participation. She has both teaching and researching experience and has held different positions in companies and social organizations.

Ms. Salido holds a degree in Sociology from University of A Coruña and post-degrees in Responsability and Social Innovation, Labour Relations and Human Resources from University of A Coruña and University of Santiago de Compostela.

Noelia Salido Andrés (alumni of the Post-degree Course in Social Responsability of the INDITEX-UDC Chair 2012/2013) belongs to the research team of the INDITEX–UDC Chair of Social Responsibility.

Ana Felgueiras

Ms. Felgueiras credentials include an undergraduate degree in international relations from the Technical University of Lisbon, a master’s in management and public policy and a post-degree in social responsibility and innovation from the University of A Coruña (UDC).

She has developed her professional life in Spain, Portugal and Belgium, and in the third sector, the private firm and international organizations, such as the European Union, Council of Europe and the United Nations. She has served as policy officer and chief of department of international relations and policies in the field of youth policies and youth work at national and international level third sector organizations, as well as consultant on European projects and funding at the private firm. For the last few years, she has been researching on social sciences on third sector, philanthropy, social services and social responsibility and innovation related fields, participating in research projects and international congresses and publications. She has been responsible for the technical secretariat of the post-degree of the INDITEX-UDC Chair during its first edition; she continues to collaborate with the Chair as member of its research team and methodological tutor of the practical projects the students must develop. Ms. Felgueiras currently serves as European projects manager at the Galician Food Cluster.

Ana Felgueiras (alumni of the Post-degree Course on Social Responsability of the INDITEX-UDC Chair 2011/2012) belongs to the research team of the INDITEX–UDC Chair of Social Responsibility. 

Vanessa Mato Santiso

Ms. Mato holds a degree in Business Administration from University of A Coruña, and post-degrees in Responsability and Social Innovation, and in business innovation management from University of A Coruña. Currently doing her PhD in Economics and Business Analysis from UDC’s Official Doctorate Program, she conducts research on omni-channel strategies used by non-profit organizations, and the effects of these strategies on their most relevant stakeholders.

She has made a collaboration grant for a research project on spatial econometrics at the Department of Business in the University of A Coruña. Also, he has been a member of the organization of the XV Meeting of Applied Economics (University of A Coruña). Her research interests focus on nonprofit marketing, corporate social responsibility and social innovation, participating in research projects and international congresses and publications. Besides of its research experience, she has held different positions in business (such as general administration, purchasing and accounting). She was also a researcher of the EU-funded research project ITSSOIN – Social Innovation and Civic Engagement (7th Framework Programme: 2014-2017).

Vanessa Mato (alumni of the Post-degree Course on Social Responsibility of the INDITEX –UDC Chair 2013/2014) serves as the head of the technical secretary of the INDITEX –UDC Chair of Social Responsibility.