Faculty & staff

Marta Rey García

Dr. Rey-Garcia is associate professor in the Marketing Area, Economic Analysis & Business Management Department, 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.

 

Ana Felgueiras

Ms. Felgueiras credentials include an undergraduate degree in international relations from the Technical University of Lisbon and a master’s in management and public policy from University of A Coruña (UDC). Currently doing her PhD in economics and business analysis at the University of A Coruña, she conducts research on social responsibility and governance, performance and socioeconomic impact of non-profit organizations. She is a researcher of the European research project on the Impact of the Third Sector as Social Innovation (ITSSOIN).

She has served as technical head of international relations and cooperation of Portugal’s National Youth Council as well as of the Youth Forum of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries. While serving as programme coordinator and then chief of the Youth Policy Department of the European Youth Forum in Brussels, she coordinated institutional relations with the United Nations, the European Union, the Council of Europe, the World Bank, and various other international institutions. She worked as a consultant for non-profit organizations, the private firm, the Council of Europe, and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission.

Ana Felgueiras (alumni of the Course of Specific Formation of Postdegree in Social Responsability of the Inditex-UDC Chair 2011/2012) belongs to the research team of the Inditex–UDC Chair of Social Responsibility. 

 

Noelia Salido Andrés

Ms. Salido is assistant professor in the Marketing Area, Economic Analysis & Business Management Department, School of Economics and Business of the University of A Coruña (UDC), Spain. 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 nonprofit sector.  She is 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 the U.K. As an author as well as a co-author, she has published on technological socialisation topics within the scope of citizens’ participation. She has both teaching and research experience and has held different positions in companies and social organisations.

Ms. Salido holds a degree in Sociology from University of A Coruña and postgraduate 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 Course of Specific Formation of Postdegree in Social Responsability of the Inditex-UDC Chair 2012/2013) 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 postgraduate 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 at the University of A Coruña, she conducts research on multi-channel strategies used by non-profits organisations, and the effects of these strategies on their most relevant stakeholders.

She has made a Collaboration grant for a research project on spatial econometrics in the Department of Economic Analysis and Business Administration at 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).  Besides of its research experience, she has held different positions in business (like general administration, purchasing and accounting). She is 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 Course of Specific Formation of Postdegree in 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.