Friday | 24 May 2024

Inmaculada Buendía Martínez

Inmaculada Buendia-Martinez holds a PhD in Business Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), she is associate professor at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain and associate researcher at the Dorimène Desjardins International Institute for Cooperatives at HEC Montreal (Canada). Author of numerous scientific articles, books, and other publications on cooperative management, she is a member of various networks and international research projects. Her international expertise in cooperative management both in America and in Europe allowed her to collaborate directly with several research centers in Brazil, Colombia, Ireland, and Canada. Her current interests focus on the contribution of cooperatives in local/rural development, the generational change in cooperatives, the relationship between social economy and circular economy, the policies for financial inclusion, the role of financial cooperatives in the international arena and corporate social responsibility in the banking industry.

Areas of Expertise: Business, Circular Economy, Financial Inclusion