Ana Margarida Simaens

Associate Dean for Engagement and Impact
Iscte  Business School

With a PhD in Business from Tilburg University in The Netherlands, Ana lectures at the Iscte Business School on the topics of Strategic Management and Sustainability, Ethics and Social Responsibility. She is currently Associate Dean for Engagement and Impact at Iscte Business School, and member of the Scientific Committee of BRU-Iscte. As an integrated researcher at the Business Research Unit (BRU-Iscte), her work has appeared in various publication outlets, including the Journal of Business Ethics and Public Management Review. She currently serves as Associate editor of the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education and Topic editor of Sustainability. Ana is also collaborating as an Expert in the ISO TC323 on Circular Economy, as Guardian of the GRLI Council (Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative), Head of Programmatic Work at PRME Chapter Iberia, and currently coordinates the Prosperity dimension of Sustainability at Iscte and serves as Quality and Sustainability Liaison person for the Iscte Business School. In the past, Ana served as Deputy Director of the Department of Marketing, Operations and General Management Ana has additionally complemented her academic training with various professional qualifications, including the GRI Certified Training Program, Harvard Business School’s online Sustainable Business Strategy course, and certifications as Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional, as LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Certified Facilitator, and as Certified Facilitator in Pro.Play®.