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.


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. 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.


D. 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.


Dr. 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).


Dr. (c) José Manuel Martín Herrero

Researcher at Faculty of Information Science. Degree in Audiovisual Communication, Master degree in Political and Business Communication, Master degree in Digital Marketing from Aula CM and a Master degree in Creativity and TV Scripts, He has more than 10 years of experience in institutional and business communication management. He is currently Social Media Manager of ILUNION business group.


Dr. Débora Sinflorio

PhD and degree in Law, she also has completed a Master in Corruption and Rule of Law from the University of Salamanca. She is a professor of different Law and Political subjects. She also acts as a reviewer of scientific articles for the Cesumar Magazine (Brazil) and has collaborated in the defense of human rights in the NGO Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) and in the Red Cross.


Dr. Daria Mottareale Calvanese

PhD in Internationalization of Higher Education and Master in International Economics and Development. She also has worked managing projects at the Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX), EFE (Education for Employment Foundation) and the UNESCO Chair in Management and University Policy.


Dr. Ramón Fisac García

PhD in Management Engineering and MSc in Industrial Engineering, he also has a Master in Gastronomic Tourism from the Basque Culinary Center. His research focuses on the creation and development of entrepreneurial initiatives both lucrative and social orientation, Corporate sustainability and Leadership and sustainable Tourism.


Dr. Georgina Marcelino Mercedes

PhD in Advertising and Public Relations, specialized in Social Media. Degree and Master in Advertising with focus on Creativity and Management. She has also more than 10 years of professional experience in strategic Advertising, Creativity, Brand Content and Marketing. Currently, she is an independent consultant and a speaker in creativity, communication and digital innovation events.


Professor PhD (c) Celestino González

PhD(c) in Clinical and Health Psychology, being his specialty Health, Stress and Personality and specifically the Technostress at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Nowadays he combines his research, training and teaching work with psychological therapy to different population groups in their own consultation (CGF Psychology) through Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Third Generation Therapies, including Mindfulness.


Dr. Alberto Ortega Maldonado

He is a researcher, teacher and consultant specialized in Positive Psychology applied to work. His research and practice focus on how to build a happy, healthy and effective workforce through positive interventions for developing personal resources, psychological wellbeing and performance at work. His work is focused on effective interventions that combine the development of related personal resources and training transfer strategies to ensure the sustainability of the effects.


Dr. José Manuel Roca Rodríguez

Director of LeaderactiON, a business education and management consulting firm, and serves as a professor at various universities and business schools. At LeaderactiON he has advised executives, deans, vice deans and academic directors in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. He is also a regular speaker at conferences and congresses on leadership and the future of business schools worldwide.


Dr. Silvia Egea Bas

PhD in Information Sciences under the Business and Administration program for Information and Communication Companies issued by Complutense University of Madrid.Silvia also has a Master’s Degree in Digital Marketing and E-commerce by EAE Business School, as well as an additional Master’s Degree in Marketing and Corporate Communication by Complutense University of Madrid. At the current date Silvia is responsible for Marketing and Communication Management at Clinical Trainers holding the position of postgraduate instructor as well as participating in various seminars and practical sessions at the University Master’s in profesional Multimedia Journalism issued by UCM.