Faculty and Research - CMI Business School

Faculty and Research

The CMI Professors Team is composed by doctors and researchers of excellence and international success.


The excellence of our faculty is fundamental for the success of CMI and we have an enormously talented staff: researchers, consultants, and experts able to transmit their knowledge with passion and help students in all possible directions, offering top quality education, counselling, and coaching.

Dr. Totti Könnölä

Doctor of Science in Technology and Master in Environmental Economics by Helsinki University of Technology, Finland. CEO of Insight Foresight Institute. International Advisor of OECD Countries as an expert in innovation, entrepreneurship and digitalisation to transform society towards sustainable pathways. ANECA Public and Private University Lecturer certifications. Academic Coordinator of the Responsible MBA CMI Master's Degree.

Dr. Santiago Gutiérrez Broncano

PhD from the Universidad San Pablo CEU Madrid in the area of Business Administration. Professor of Business Organization of the Department of Business Administration in the University of Castilla-La Mancha in the Faculty of Social Sciences of Talavera. Expert in Corporate strategies and internationalization of companies, people management and high commitment practices and business development and family business management.

Dr. José Manuel de Haro García

Doctor in Psychology with honors by University of Alicante. Psychologist in the field of work and organizations with more than thirty years of professional experience, both for private and public companies, and human resources consulting. He is lecturer and investigator at universities and business schools. ANECA Public and Private University lecturer certifications. Academic Coordinator of the Human Management and Organizational Development CMI Master's Degree.

Dr. Ramón Yordanis Alarcón Borges

Doctor in Legal Sciences. University of Oriente, Cuba. CSR and economic criminal law and criminal liability of legal persons. He have 13 years of experience as a university teacher and as a litigation lawyer in legal-Criminal sciences. At the moment he held a second doctorate in law at the University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain.

Dr. Samuel Botija Loaísa

Doctor in Environmental Science by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. With 10 years of experience in consulting, he is specialized in the management of R&D activities in multinational companies, management systems and business development. He has 6 years of experience in environmental research in the industry.

Dr. Daniel Caridad López del Río

Daniel Caridad is Doctor of Legal Sciences and Economics at Cordoba University with “Risk Assessment Models” with honors (cum laude). With more than 14 years of experience, he has worked in Santander Group and currently as corporate responsible of Garanti Bank wholesale credit risk at Global Risk Management in BBVA Group.

Dra. María Luisa Delgado Tienda

Doctor of Materials Science and Engineering. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Expert in implementation and maintenance of Quality Management System based in ISO9001, ISO15189 and ISO14001. She has worked for several companies in the engineering sector belonging to the OHL group, Veolia group and the Safran aeronautical group.

Dr. David de Matías Batalla

Doctor in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Alcalá (Cum Laude), Expert in Innovation from the Harvard Business School and Master in International Business from the FAU Erlangen Nürnberg. Expert in Marketing from the University of Alcalá and Digital Marketing from the Miguel de Cervantes University. Expert in Entrepreneurship at the University of Wharton.

Dr. Silvina G. Funes Lapponi

Doctor in Advanced Pedagogical Knowledge from the Complutense University of Madrid and Bachelor of Sociology from the University of Buenos Aires. She is an expert in conflict resolution and improvement of the work environment. She currently works in consulting, training and social research.

Dr. Juan Manuel García Camús

Doctor in Statistics and Operations Research. Rey Juan Carlos University. Bachelor in Chemistry by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, is holder of the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Chemical Engineering by the URJC. He also studied an MBA from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Dr. Noelia García Castillo

Noelia García Castillo obtained her PhD with honors in Communication and her Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Complutense University in Madrid (UCM). At the same institution, she studied a Graduate Degree in Images Creation Techniques and Processes. Expert in Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI).

Dr. Carmen Hernando Vivar

Doctor in Business Studies from the University of Alcalá de Henares with outstanding Cum Laude. Is Economic-Financial Director and responsible for Management Control in her business career. She has developed models of Management Control in the company.

Dr. Alberto Jiménez-Piernas García

Doctor of European Law. University of Bologna (Italy) – Royal College of Spain. His current research focuses on CSR international standards and, particularly, European cutting-edge developments in this area, but also general issues of international relations and human rights. Academic Coordinator of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability CMI Master's Degree.

Dr. Helena López-Casares Pertusa

Doctor in Business Administration from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, with honors. She is expert in neurocience in organizations, Neuromanagement, consciousness, leadership, and psicolgy of the emotions. She has professional experience in corporative communication, branding and marketing areas. Academic Coordinator of the Marketing CMI Master's Degree.

Dr. Ana Rodríguez-Olalla

Doctor of Sustainability of Organisations, Master of Advanced Forestry Research and forestry engineer from Polytechnic University of Madrid. MBA from Carlos III University of Madrid. Expert in sustainability indicators and climate change: carbon footprint, water footprint.

Dr. María Inmaculada Rodríguez Roblero

María Inmaculada Rodríguez Roblero holds a PhD in Commercial Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Law Degree from the University of Costa Rica. Her current research focuses on commercial arbitration and ADR. She has served as Arbitrator at the Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica. ANECA certified. Coordinator of CMI Master's and Training Programs.

Dr. Manuel Sánchez-Moreno

Doctor in Legal and Business Sciences, University of Córdoba. Master in Human Rights and Democratization, University of San Martin (Argentina) / EIUC (Italy). Master in Development Cooperation and DNGO Management, Loyola Leadership School (Spain). He has developed the management of cooperation projects in Honduras, Colombia and Argentina.

Dra. (c) Cristina Baeza López

Doctorate candidate in the Department of Education Teaching and Theory. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. With more than 18 years of professional experience in multinational companies, expert in International Trade and marketing plans and decision making for internationalization.

Roberto Ballester Fuillerat

Degree in Philosophy and doctorate courses in Ethics and Democracy, Universidad de Valencia. Program for Management Development, and Program in Management for Non-Profit Entities, by ESADE. He was General Manager for 14 years of the ÉTNOR Foundation and leads his own social consulting firm, Felidarity. Expert in business ethics, SRC, and social entrepreneurship.

Dra. (c) Susana Yáñez Gutiérrez

Doctorate candidate in Ingeniería de Organización, at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). Industrial Engineering at Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (ETSII-UPM). Master in Sustainability and Social Responsibility at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia and Universidad Jaume I (UNED - UJI).