Management team

Ignasi Carreras
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Director of ESADE's Institute for Social Innovation and Lecturer in the Department of Business Policy, his areas of specialisation include strategy and change management within organisations. He holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering (UPC) and an MBA (ESADE). He has also carried out post-graduate programmes at Harvard, Stanford, Babson College and EAE. He volunteers for various NGOs and foundations and is a member of their boards of trustees. In addition, he is a member of the Global Reporting Initiative's international Management Board and has served as General Director for Intermón Oxfam.
Sonia Navarro
Associate Director

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Electronic Engineering from Northumbria University (United Kingdom), and has also completed the Full-Time MBA ('01), FGONG ('07) and LIS ('09) programmes at ESADE. After completing her MBA, she worked in London as Director of European Marketing for an American telecommunications start-up. In September 2006, she joined the ESADE Alumni team to launch Alumni Giving Back, a programme in which ESADE graduates provide pro bono guidance and consulting services to NGOs. Since January 2008, she has been the Associate Director of ESADE's Institute for Social Innovation and codirector of the training programmes for NGOs.

Daniel Arenas
Professor at ESADE and Head of Research
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He coordinates the Institute's research and is Director in the ESADE Department of Social Sciences. He holds an MA and PhD from the Committee on Social Thought (University of Chicago), an undergraduate degree in Philosophy (Universitat de Barcelona) and a certificate degree in the Executive Development Program (ESADE). He teaches Sociology, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. His research focuses on business ethics and CSR, but he has also published articles on political theory and aesthetics. He has been a professor at ESADE since 2002.

Josep Mª Lozano
Professor and Senior Researcher in CSR
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Senior Researcher and former Director of the Institute for the ESADE Individual, Corporations and Society (IPES), his research and teaching have focused on corporate contributions to society and on human qualities within organisations. He is the Director of the Observatorio de los Fondos Éticos, Ecológicos y Solidarios (Observatory on Ethical, Ecological and Solidarity Funds in Spain), co-founder of Ética, Economía y Dirección (the Spanish branch of the European Business Ethics Network), member of the Ethical Perspectives and Society and Business Review's international councils, and member of the board of trustees or advisory council for numerous foundations and associations. He has been a professor at ESADE since 1986.

David Murillo
Senior researcher at the Institute for Social Innovation and Associate Professor in the ESADE Department of Social Sciences.
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Doctor in Sociology from the University of Barcelona, he also has degree in Humanities from the Open University of Catalonia and in Administration and Management from the University of Barcelona. He has worked in the financial sector in commercial banks; for the public sector as an agent of local development and in non-profit NGOs as manager. He also has developed consulting and advisory tasks in the field of corporate social responsibility to the Generalitat of Catalonia, the Ministry of Industry of Spain, UNDP and UNIDO (United Nations) and the American Development Bank (BID); in addition to a large number of big companies. He has been visiting professor or guest in many universities around the world among which the University of Girona, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Seville (Spain); Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Pacific University and ESAN (Peru) and Sogang Business School (Korea).