Why Pursue a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development. 2030 Agenda?
Presently, the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda provide public administrations, businesses, and other types of organizations, with the framework to aim at achieving sustainability.
As a matter of fact, the pursuit of sustainability entails much work and effort in addition to the absolute need of mastering several areas due to the current climate crisis, the importance of Equality, and the awareness about Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and financing based on the ESG criteria (Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance).
This program has been designed to facilitate the understanding of the current global framework and the most relevant aspects that could help many organizations to achieve “quick wins”.
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MODULE X Master's Final Project (MFP)
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DIRECTOR – Sonia Moreno
Alejandro Rodríguez Bolaños: is an Impact Strategist at Paradigma Digital dedicated to generating impact strategies based on technology and innovation with the aim of solving major social and environmental challenges. He is also specialized in strategic interaction between the private sector and the main sustainability trends and the role of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Additionally, Alejandro has been appointed Global Shaper (WEF), Young Civic Leader (Tatiana Foundation) and representative of ComUnit in the Boston Tech and Social Innovation program (Harvard, MIT…). Throughout his career, he has combined his work in large multinational organizations (PwC, ERM, GE) with entrepreneurship projects, collaborations, and alliances with different NGOs (AIESEC, Karibu Sana, Kailash Satyarthi Foundation) and universities; also, as guest lecturer at Rey Juan Carlos University and Strathmore University (Kenya). Alejandro holds a degree in Energy Engineering, and an International Master in Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility, and an expert diploma in Climate Finance and Renewable Energies among other studies on Climate Change and Social Innovation.
Lidia Del Pozo Mateos: is the current ComUnit Director of the Investment Programs at BBVA, where she is responsible for the management of social programs at a global level. Between 2000 and 2006, she was Executive Director of The Spain - U.S. Chamber of Commerce in New York, an American non-profit organization whose mission is to advise, support and accompany Spanish companies during their establishment in the United States. Previously, she worked for various organizations in the fields of research and project management, including the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht. Lidia del Pozo holds a Law Degree by the University of Deusto, where she also obtained a Postgraduate Degree in European Studies. She also holds a master’s degree in Comparative European and International Law (LLM) by the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Marta Guajardo-Fajardo Abad: With more than 15 years of experience in the HHRR field, Marta has worked in the definition and development of recruiting, development, and business belongingness policies. She has also led change management initiatives by negotiating and resolving conflicts, creating, and training multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in which respect and diversity are of great importance. Marta’s main approach focuses on the financial aspects of resource management.
María Teresa Pérez Martín: With energy and perseverance you can conquer everything”; this is one of the mottos Marta Teresa Peres lives by throughout her professional life, which, as she describes it, is international, multisectoral and versatile in nature. After graduating from Law school by the University of Salamanca, and completing two master’s degrees, Marta obtained a Doctorate in International Environmental Law by the University of Strasbourg, where she was a Marie Curie intern of the European Union and the ADEME (Agence de l'environnement et de la maîtrise de l'énergie).; Her doctoral thesis was written and published in French and has been referenced in numerous publications. Marta has lived in several European countries for the past 16 years working as an expert environmental consultant for international organizations such as UNEP, European institutions, as well as for national and regional governments. After her return to Spain, she has worked as international relations coordinator for an international NGO for 10 years. Regarding her experience as an educator, Marta has worked as a university professor for more than 12 years in several Universities and training centers in the fields of environment and sustainable development project management. Finally, since 2007, she has been managing a Center for conservation and environmental education where she contributes to raising awareness about sustainability through her blog Misión Sostenible.
Araceli Iniesta Alonso-Sañudo: holds a bachelor’s a degree in Geography by the University of La Laguna, a master’s degree in Regional Policy of the European Union by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, another master’s degree in Environmental Management and Administration, and an Expert Diploma in Development Cooperation Projects by the University of Alcalá de Henares. Araceli has thirty years of experience in project management, tenders, and business development in the areas of urban planning, spatial planning, environment, and sustainability. She has also worked in various engineering and consulting firms, both in Europe and in Latin America, and has been a teacher, columnist, and lecturer. At present, she works in different areas for the sustainability of companies and territories.
Andrea López Romera: is an environmental engineer by the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid with a master's degree in engineering and environmental management by the School of Industrial Organization (EOI). She has extensive experience in the environmental field, collaborating in H2020 projects in Nice (France), analyzing the generation and management of waste for the Móstoles City Council (Madrid), as an environmental technician at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas Airport and, currently, managing projects at national and international levels, especially focused on the treatment of urban solid waste and its associated technologies.
Jane Guerrero: is an Ecologist from the Javeriana University of Bogotá-Colombia, with studies in Ecology, Biodiversity and Evolution from the University of Paris Sud France, and a master’s degree in development and comprehensive territorial planning from the Natural History Museum of Paris, UNESCO. She has experience in disaster risk project management and Climate Change in both the public and private sector, also as a lecturer. Jane Guerrero is the co - author of “Gestión ambiental territorial” (Territorial Environmental Planning). She is currently a member of the Risk Scenario Group at the Disaster Risk Management and Climate change District Institute in Bogota.
Inés Errazuriz: is a Civil Engineer (Road, canals, and ports) with a specialty in hydraulics and energy by the Polytechnic University of Madrid and holds a master's degree in engineering and water management by the School of Industrial Organization. In addition, she has training in spatial databases (PostGIS) by the Polytechnic University of Valencia. She has also worked as a flood risk specialist at INCLAM, conducting hydrological and hydraulic studies to assess structural measures to reduce flood risk. Currently, Ines works as a specialist in hydrology and hydraulics for climate change projects in the environment department of IDOM Consulting, Engineering and Architecture.