Patricia Sáez

Doctoral Student

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MBA, MSc in Business Research and PhD candidate. Member of the international community of social impact from 2008. Co-author of a pioneer and empowering book of entrepreneurs and positive social change with title Capitalismo 2.0 (Saez and Pareras 2010). Founder and director of one of the first management programs for social entrepreneurs (MBA in Social Entrepreneurship, UOC 2010-2014) and promoter and mentor of social entrepreneurship initiatives.

Previously, business analyst in the private sector analyzing high-growth business models, in the public administration, managing investment readiness programs and in Academia, teaching innovation, entrepreneurship, accounting, strategy related courses. Fluent in Spanish, Catalan, English and Italian.



I am currently investigating the emergent phenomena of impact investing, social impact measurement and social entrepreneurship. Doctoral thesis in Social Impact Investing under the supervision of Professor Yuval Millo (Warwick Business School) and Dr Nikiforos Panourgias (University of Leicester): an inter-disciplinary research combining theoretical and methodological elements from accounting, finance, entrepreneurship and sociology.

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