Professor Jesús Peña-Vinces is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Economics and Business at the University of Seville, Spain. He received his PhD in Economics and Business from the same institution.
He has previously been a Visiting Research Associate at the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford, UK, a visiting faculty member of the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University, USA, and Visiting Scholar at the University of Houston, USA. He is currently a Visiting Professor at several universities in Latin America, and has also been a consultant for various regional governments of South America.
Before starting his academic career, Jesús was a businessman in the wood industry. His research is focused on competitiveness (economic policy and strategy), sustainability, regional development, international trade and entrepreneurship.
Jesús has published in internationally-renowned journals of in the fields of economics and business, and is currently an Associate Editor of Environment, Development and Sustainability and of the Journal of Distribution Science, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the East Asian Journal of Business Management.