Curriculum Vitae


Education

PhD. Business – Stanford University Graduate School of Business. June 2011

PhD. Construction Engineering – Politechnical University of Catalonia. February 2002.

Degree in Civil Engineering (Ingeniería de Caminos, Canales y Puertos) – Politechnical University of Catalonia. June 1998

 

Fellowships, Honors and Awards

Research Member in the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Research Affiliate in the Financial Economics program of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Affiliate in the Public-Private Research Center de IESE Business School

 

Grant “Ayudas a Investigadores y Creadores Culturales” (research fellowship granted by BBVA Foundation) (2016)

Best Discussion Award. Review of Accounting Studies (RAST) 2015 Conference.

IESE Alumni Association Research Excellence Award (2015 )

Award “Premio Fondos Concursables” from Centro de Gobierno Corporativo de la Universidad de Chile (2015)

Grant SGR 1496 by Agència de Gestió d’Ajusts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR) (research fellowship granted by the Catalan Government) (2014)

Marie Curie Fellowship (European Commission research fellowship) (2012)

Ramon y Cajal Fellowship (Spanish Government research fellowship) (2011)

Esa and Helena Hietala Fellowship at Stanford University (2010)

Carol F. Dressler Fellowship at Stanford University (2009)

David S. Tappan, Jr. Fellowship at Stanford University (2008)

Alan C. Root Fellowship at Stanford University (2007)

Marian Kennedy Fisher Fellowship at Stanford University (2007)

Spanish Government Research Fellowship FPI (Formación del Personal Investigador) (1998-2002)

Prize “Victoriano Muñoz Ohms” for doctoral dissertation (2002)

Runner-up prize “Dragados”, for the dissertation to obtain the degree in Civil Engineering (1998)

 

Invited Academic Presentations

2018:    Chinese University of Hong Kong (scheduled), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (scheduled), IESEG School of Management, University of Melbourne (scheduled), University of Queensland (scheduled), University of Sydney (scheduled)

2017:    Arison School of Business, IDC Herzliya (scheduled), University of Manheim, Tilburg University, Annual Conference of Contemporary Accounting Research (scheduled)

2016:    Erasmus School of Economics, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, SOAR Accounting Symposium (Singapore Management University)

2015:    Goethe University – SAFE workshop on “Say-on-Pay”, Cambridge University – Financial Accounting Symposium, Universidad Católica – NOVA – Lisbon Accounting Conference, INSEAD, University of Zurich, Humboldt University Berlin, MIT Sloan

2014:    London School of Economics, University Pompeu Fabra, Northwestern University, Lancaster University

2013:    Wharton, University Carlos III, University of Navarra, HEC Paris

2012:    London Business School

 

Invited Speaker at Practitioner and Academic Conferences

X Spanish Workshop on Empirical Research in Financial Accounting. A Coruña. 2-4 of April, 2014.

XX Annual Symposium of IESE’s Center for International Finance (CIF). Madrid March 21st, 2013

I Foro Anual del Consejero (First Spanish Symposium on Corporate Directors). Madrid. May 28th, 2013

 

Invited Participation in Academic Conferences

2018:    Information, Markets, and Organizations Conference 2018, Harvard Business School (discussant), Midyear Meeting of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (editorial board), LBS Accounting Symposium.

2017:    Review of Accounting Studies Annual Conference, European Accounting Association Annual Meeting, LBS Accounting Symposium, Harvard Accounting Symposium, Annual Conference of Contemporary Accounting Research.

2016:    SOAR Accounting Symposium (Singapore) 2016 (discussant), LBS Accounting Symposium

2015:    Review of Accounting Studies Conference (discussant), Stanford Accounting Summer Camp (discussant), LBS Accounting Symposium, European Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Universidad Católica – NOVA – Lisbon Accounting Conference (presenter and discussant), Goethe University – SAFE workshop on “Say-on-Pay” (presenter), Cambridge University – Financial Accounting Symposium (presenter).

2014: LBS Accounting Symposium, Stanford Accounting Summer Camp, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting

2013:  European Accounting Association Annual Meeting, LBS Accounting Symposium, University of Colorado Accounting Symposium

2012:  LBS Accounting Symposium, Stanford Accounting Summer Camp

2011:  Stanford Accounting Summer Camp

2010:  Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Stanford Accounting Summer Camp

2009:  Journal of Accounting and Economics Conference, FARS Mid-year Conference

2008:  Stanford Accounting Summer Camp

2007:  Stanford Accounting Summer Camp

 

Professional Service

Ad hoc reviewer: Accounting and Business Research, Contemporary Accounting Research. European Accounting Review, European Journal of Finance, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business, Finance, and Accounting, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Management Science, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Review of Accounting Studies, The Accounting Review.

Advisory boards: Governance Committee of the American Accounting Association (2014-2015)

Editorial boards: The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Reporting, Revista Española de Contabilidad y Financiación (Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting).

Editorial Committees: 2018 Midyear Meeting of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS), subliaison of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA).

Evaluation panels: Referee for the Spanish Government’s Science & Innovation Department.

 

Dissertation Committees

Ph. D. examination committee – Kizkitza Biguri, Pompeu Fabra University (Ph.D. 2016)

Ph. D. examination committee – Luz Parrondo, Pompeu Fabra University (Ph.D. 2016)

Ph. D. examination committee – Mariano Scapin, Carlos III University (Ph.D. 2015)

Ph. D. Thesis Advisor – Marcos Citelli, IESE Business School (since 2014)

Ph. D. Thesis Advisor – Daniel Ferrés, IESE Business School (Ph.D. 2014)

Ph. D. examination committee – Patricia Boyallian, Carlos III University (Ph.D. 2014)

Ph. D. examination committee – Stefan Gissler, Pompeu Fabra University (Ph.D. 2014)

Ph. D. Thesis Co-Advisor – Luis Azuola, Polytechnical university of Catalonia (UPC) (Ph.D. 2008)

Ph. D. Thesis Co-Advisor – Bibiana Alarcón, Polytechnical university of Catalonia (UPC) (Ph.D. 2006)

Ph. D. Thesis Co-Advisor – Resmundo Manga, Polytechnical university of Catalonia (UPC) (Ph.D. 2005)

 

Teaching

Courses:

  • Managerial Accounting (MBA)
  • Corporate Governance (MBA)
  • Corporate Governance (doctoral IESE)

 

Participation in Government-Funded R&D Projects

  • “Avances en Organización Industrial, Finanzas y Economía Experimental (Advances in Industrial Economics, Finance, and Experimental Economics)”. Research project funded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (the Spanish Government’s Economy Department). Subprograma de Investigación Fundamental no Orientada. ECO2015-63711-P. Project coordinator: Xavier Vives.
  • “Advances in Industrial Economics and Finance. Research project funded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (the Spanish Government’s Economy Department). Subprograma de Investigación Fundamental no Orientada. ECON2011-29533. Project coordinator: Xavier Vives.
  •  “MIVES I: Integrated Model for a Sustainable Constructive Design. Aplication to Industrial and Service Buildings”. Research project funded by Ministerio de Ciencia y Educacion (the Spanish Government’s Science and Innovation Department). Convocatoria de ayudas de Proyectos de Investigación Científica y Desarrollo Tecnológico (2002) MAT 2002-04310. Project coordinator: Antonio Aguado.
  •  “MIVES II: Sustainability through Value Analysis Applied to Several Fields”. Research project funded by Ministerio de Ciencia y Educacion (the Spanish Government’s Science and Innovation Department). Plan Nacional de I+D+i BIA2005-09163-C03-01. Project coordinator: Antonio Aguado.