Professor in Bachelor Business Administration and Master in Logistics Operations. Former student, 1998-2002. Last academic year done in UK at the University West of England (UWE) at Bristol. Experience in financial sectors in a strong local company and currently combine teaching with a position in a multinational logistics company. Extensive knowledge in Financial Accounting, Macroeconomics and Supply Chain.
Juan Luis Lorenzo Sastre is an accomplished business strategist, data-driven marketer, motivated trainer and permanent innovation explorer with a proven track record of helping brands bring a strong presence across B2B and B2C activity. He has been working as a marketing and business strategist for 15 years developing innovations that have become international best practices. Juan Luis has Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Management at the ULPGC, Postgraduate Degree in Marketing Management of Tourist Destinations by the UOC and OMT, InDigital Executive program in ESADE Business and Law School and BIG Data and Data Visualisation Executive Programs at EOI among others. He currently holds the position of CMO in PROEXCA (Canary Islands Government), leading marketing strategies for the internationalisation of regional businesses and destinations. Previously, he has led multiple companies through marketing transformation in a variety of sectors as FMCG (Heineken, Pepsico), Automotive and Luxury (Lexus, Diageo) and Leisure (Club Baloncesto Gran Canaria). Alongside his role at PROEXCA, Juan Luis actively advises and trains businesses that cross the intersection of technology and marketing and help empower people. In Juan Luis’ downtime he likes to rock, playing drums and guitar. He also loves any sport or activity related to the sea.
A multi-skilled professional with 30 years of experience in teaching and also 20 years of experience managing her own sports brand company (Ozisport). Teaching is her vocation and has been for many years. Extensive knowledge and experience with English Learners of all ages, teaching general, business and specialised English to all levels, teacher training, preparation of all current official examinations, developing course content material and carrying out translations. Ozisport; CEO, customer service, ordering, invoicing, international relations, purchases, design…**Qualification 'Business in Hospitality Management in Melbourne Australia.'
Jose Diaz studied Systems Technology and Sciences of the information at the french University of Pau et Des Pays De L'adour. He has spent over 12 years in business consulting and technology starting in Accenture from 2008 till 2013 where he specialised in billing and Management systems working in international projects for Telecommunication companies. After this period he moved to the United Kingdom where he started different businesses related to the expansion of Spanish Culture and their culinary traditions. He came back to Spain in 2019 where he founded his own business consulting company Tempus, helping his customers to develop their ERPs systems, their online strategies and the automatization of their core business processes.
Arun Harjani is a young professional that works in the family business; Valsons Soluciones. At the moment working as Controller position further to a succession. Valsons works in different areas;International Trade and Distribution in Canary Islands and Mainland Spain, Hospitality Sector and Real State. Alumni of CIBS, completed his studies in UWE (Bristol) in BA (Hons) Business Managament and Economics. Academic enthusiast with continuos education from Financial investment, Economy to Digital Transition of the company.
Almost 20 years of experience in the education sector, now specialising in corporate staff training . After studying Spanish language (philology and translation) with a module in pedagogy and a degree (Spanish civilisation and literature) with a module in F.L.E. (French as a Foreign Language) at the University of Dijon, France, I decided to specialise with a Master's degree in F.L.E. (French as a Foreign Language). During the two years of my internship in secondary education, I started working as a translator and interpreter and as a teacher of business-oriented French in specialised schools, the Chamber of Commerce of LPGC, the Department of Culture of the City Council of LPGC, and different companies (Freiremar, Asticán, Oryxenergies, Dinosol, Airzone...). I currently teach at the CIBS Business School, Turismo de Gran Canaria, and I continue to organise courses in private and public companies and institutions.
More than 15 years experience in the educational sector and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), member of the Body of Expert and Licensed Accountants of Romania (C.E.C.C.A.R.). PhD in Economy – accounting major (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania) since 2012, Master in Tax financial control (Romanian- American University) and Bachelor in Economy (Romanian - American University). Author of several books and articles in the field of accounting and practical experience developed every year, through annual statutory audit missions and audit missions on European funds. Teaching is not just a job; it’s a true calling; it’s about making a lasting impact on the lives of the students and contributing to a brighter future.
I received my Hons Degree in Anthropology while studying at Goldsmiths University of London. I then went on to finish my end of year project in the Northern Territory of Australia. After finishing my studies I traveled throughout the country while working in Sales and marketing. On my return to London for the last 7 years I’ve been working for the CEO of women in business as an Executive Event subordinate. Throughout my career on the side I have always found teaching my passion. I have prepared students for their B1 exam before they start their journey onto University or taught English to foreigners on arrival to the UK.
I have been fortunate to cultivate my career by pursuing my passions: Marketing and Sports. I have held roles in significant sports events such as the London Olympic Games 2012, the FIBA Basketball World Cup Spain 2014, numerous ACB Cups, and a couple of NBA Pre-season European Tours. These experiences have provided me with the opportunity to collaborate with esteemed organizations like LOCOG London 2012, NBA, Paraguayan Olympic Committee, FEB, ACB, and Club Baloncesto Gran Canaria. More recently, I have specialized in assisting international start-ups in expanding their market presence in Spain and other European countries. Additionally, I actively participate in various European Mentor Programs to support innovative projects in their early stages. Teaching has become my third passion, as I strive to introduce a unique approach for students to develop an appreciation for their studies and to foster their own understanding of the subjects.
I am Pablo Santana Molina, a tech leader committed to steering digital transformation for businesses. My enthusiasm centers around surmounting digital and geographical barriers in the Canary Islands, with the goal of easing tech adoption and promoting innovation for regional growth. Within my company, we specialize in organizing and executing a range of technological projects. Our focus includes optimizing processes through solutions such as RPA development, AI-driven document digitization, web design, IoT projects, and biometric signature implementation.
Carolina Portela, a seasoned business leader with 20+ years in the tech industry, excels in driving revenue growth, team leadership, and strategic implementation across diverse global industries. Armed with a Bachelor's in Industrial Engineering, a Project Management Postgraduate Degree, and an Executive MBA, she stands out in her field. Beginning as a Project Manager at NCR, she collaborated with Carrefour, McDonald's, and banks to enhance their technology. At Oracle, she helped Local Administrations in Spain (Citihalls and Diputies) to embrace secure tech solutions. Her journey at Google saw her pioneering the first Google Adwords Agency network for Spain and then scaling in Europe Middle East and Africa Google Workspace by leading the Demand Generation teams. As VP of Sales and Marketing at WhatClinic, Carolina with multiple onboarding strategies and sales actions elevated CSAT scores and boosted revenue. Later, as VP of Growth at Simplr, she built a sustainable marketplace with 250+ partners in six months. At Citibeats, leading Sales, Customer Success, and Marketing, she collaborates with global organizations like WHO, IDB, WEF, UNESCO, and UN. Carolina's diverse industry background inspires her advisory role in growth, marketing, and customer success strategies. In her leisure, she relishes family time, travel, and immersing herself in new cultures.
Senior Manager at PwC in Assurance, with over 13 years of experience. She has built her professional career in the Seville, Madrid, and Canary Islands offices, actively participating in international projects. Specializing in financial audits for companies across various sectors (energy, consumption, food, technology) and adhering to different accounting regulations (Spanish GAAP, IFRS, and US GAAP). She holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Seville. Additionally, she has completed the Management Development Program at ESADE and is a member of the Official Registry of Auditors (ROAC) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Spain (ICJCE).