For the last years my interest is more focused on entrepreneurs, business projects creation and management, inter-company cooperation, strategic alliances, and, in general, business collaboration relationships, international cooperation projects, innovation firms and security and defence strategies in the European Union. I feel satisfaction for being a researcher for the Portugal International Centre (CIEO), for having been European Accredited Doctor, and after that for having directed two doctoral theses, and more than a dozen research works together with publications of international reference articles and books. I have developed several publications about this subject (see journal articles and books sections). I am also actually really proud of having taken part in several Projects for International Development Cooperation between the European Union and Central America, sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Assistant Professor of the Business Administration Department for the past fourteen years, teaching Strategic Management. Researching and teaching activities related to strategic management companies, entrepreneurship, international academic cooperation and strategic agribusiness. During these years I have been developing activities related to entrepreneurship at university in the following positions:
- Assistant director in teaching at the “Young Entrepreneurs Chair" (Young entrepreneur founding) (2006-nowadays)
- Coordinator of the Master in Business Administration from the Technical University of Cartagena (2012-nowadays)
- Researcher at the “Research Centre Spaces and Organizations" of Algarve University of Portugal
- Researcher at the FAEDPYME
- Professional experience as Economist and Executive Director for Agribusiness companies from 1995 to 2002.
Title Doctoral Thesis in Business Administration at UPCT: Strategic determiners in the model of modernisation of the Spanish Armed Forces and Defence Systems. Analysis of the processes of cooperation with external organisations.
Mention of European Doctorate (Doctorate with European accreditation) and Extraordinary Doctorate Award from the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (Spain), 2007/2008 academic year. His research topics include knowledge management, entrepreneurs, business cooperation, innovation firms and government defence industry. He has supervised a completed PhD project and several international projects in international academic cooperation, strategic agribusiness, tourism diversification and security systems between Costa Rica, Nicaragua and the Region of Murcia (Spain); Projects for International Development Cooperation between the European Union and Central America, sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.