Guillermo Casasnovas is Assistant Professor of the Department of Society, Politics and Sustainability at Esade and is a member of the Esade Center for Social Impact and the Esade Institute for Social Innovation, working in the fields of social entrepreneurship and impact investing. His research looks at the formation of markets at the intersection of business and society from an economic sociology perspective. He focuses on the early moments of those markets, as well as on processes of intermediation and policy support. He has studied the cases of impact investing in the UK and Spain extensively.
Guillermo received his PhD from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and is an Early Career Research Fellow at Oxford’s Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Before his academic career, he worked in the corporate finance industry at Deloitte, running the Momentum Project social acceleration programme, and as a lecturer and consultant at Central American University in Nicaragua.