Below are the ECRM Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Key Note Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.
Conference and Programme Chairs
Florinda Matos is a Professor at ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon. She is the founder and president of the Intellectual Capital Association (ICAA), whose mission is to help transform intellectual capital into added value by contributing to Sustainable Development. She is also a member of the New Club of Paris, an international organisation whose main objective is to create awareness about the Knowledge Economy. As a Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital expert, she works with several international organisations to promote the management of the intangibles as accelerators of Innovation, Competitiveness and Sustainability in the Digital
Prof Álvaro Rosa is associate professor (with Habilitation) at ISCTE Business School. Currently is the director of the Master of International Management at Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and member of Scientific Committee of Iscte Doctoral Programme on Applied Management. His research interests are strategy, qaulity and cross-cultural management. He is a regular visiting scholar in faculties in China, Brazil, UK, and Slovenia.
Key Note Speakers
Luiz de Mello is Director of the Policy Studies Branch in the Economics Department of the OECD. Together with the policy studies teams, Mr. de Mello provides leadership and strategic direction within the economics department, ensuring the design and implementation of analysis and policies which promote stronger, cleaner, fairer and more inclusive economic growth for member and partner countries. Structural policy surveillance, short and long term economic outlooks, public finance and macroeconomic policy analysis are among the key workstreams for policy studies. Earlier in his career, Mr. de Mello held senior positions at the OECD, including Deputy-Director of the Public Governance Directorate and Chief of Staff and Counsellor to the Chief Economist. Prior to joining the OECD, he worked as a Senior Economist at the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund, and as a Lecturer at the Economics Department of the University of Kent, United Kingdom. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Kent, United Kingdom.