Tomás Santa María González (Ph.D.) is Assistant Professor the School of Business andTomas has been working on understanding the challenges, processes and facilitation of circular economy and sustainability-oriented innovation in private sector organizations. His work has been published in top peer-reviewed journals like Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Cleaner Production and Sustainable Production and Consumption. In Teaching, Tomás gives courses of business sustainability and general management at undergraduate and graduate levels.Economics at UDD in Santiago, Chile. His main research fields are related to Corporate Sustainability, Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Business Model Innovation and Circular Economy.
He obtained his Ph.D. in Sustainability and Innovation Management at the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, and a MSc in Sustainability and Business at University of Leeds. Previous to his academic experience he worked in the beverage, tourism and salmon farming industries, and is the co-founder of an eco-tourism company.
Áreas de Investigación:
- Economía Circular
- Negocios Circulares
- Framing and assessing the emergent field of business model innovation for the circular economy: A combined literature review and multiple case study approach. Sustainable Production and Consumption. (2021).
- How do incumbent firms innovate their business models for the circular economy? Identifying micro‐foundations of dynamic capabilities. (2022). Business Strategy and the Environment.
- The Circular Sprint: Circular business model innovation through design thinking. (2022). Journal of Cleaner Production.