Social Sciences: Dr. in Government and Culture of Organizations
Date of admittance: 29/10/2020
Admission Speech: Revisitando la confiabilidad situacional: fundamento de la confianza razonada
JOSÉ ÁNGEL BRANDÍN LORENZO. He was awarded a Ph.D. summa cum laude in Governance and Culture of Organisations from the Institute of Business and Humanism of the University of Navarra. Prior to this, he graduated with honours from the Master in Business Administration of the Chicago Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, he studied a Master in Economics and Business Administration at the Institute of Advanced Business Studies (IESE) of the University of Navarra, and completed a Master in Human Resources Management at the Instituto de Empresa (IE).
His professional and research activities in Spain, Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom, have been developed in the fields of internal control, corporate finance and internal audit, mostly in multicultural environments. He has also extensive experience in the redesign and continuous improvement of business processes as well as in international mergers and acquisitions, especially in the areas related to the analysis and valuation of investments, the structuring and negotiation of agreements, and –in particular– the post-merger integration process.
He is currently working as Group Director of Integration and Corporate Services at Armas Trasmediterránea. José Angel is public speaker and author, among other academic and scientific articles, of the books ‘La Empresa Buena’ [The Good Company], ‘La Confianza Razonada’ [The Reasoned Trust] and ‘Revisitando la Confiabilidad Situacional’ [Revisiting the Situational Trustworthiness]. His most recent research in the field of the governance and culture of organisations has focused on the enhancement of internal control frameworks and the relationship between reasoned trust and control.
José Angel and his family actively collaborate with various non-profit organisations, such as the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George, the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, among other solidarity initiatives.