Luis Miguel Ciravegna Martins da Fonseca, PhD, is Professor at ISEP, Porto School of Engineering, of Quality and Organizational Excellence, Business and Industrial Management and Sustainability, at MSc and BSc courses, since 1989. He is also Professor (invited) of Sustainability and Social Responsibility at University, Department of Production, and Systems | School of Engineering, from 2103. Luis Fonseca holds a PhD in Management (ISCTE-IUL, 2012), an MBA (IEP/ESADE, 1993), a Specialization in Quality Engineering (UNL/ISQ, 1987) and is Electrical Engineer (UP, 1982). He is presently President of the North Delegation of APQ (Portuguese Association for Quality), is an ASQ (American Society for Quality) Fellow Member, and is Senior Member and Industrial Engineer and Management Specialist by Ordem dos Engenheiros (Portuguese National Association of Engineers). Luis Fonseca was CEO of the leading Portuguese systems certification body (APCER) for more than 10 years, and Vice-President of the IQNet Association, following a previous career (since 1982), as Quality and Process Control Manager and engineer at several multinational companies. He is a researcher at CIDEM- Centre for Research and Development in Mechanical Engineering with the main primary research focus on Quality and Organizational Excellence, Business and Industrial Management, Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Circular Economy. Luis Fonseca is a regular presenter and speaker to both academic audiences and practitioners and published more than 20 academic papers in Scopus indexed journals, and authored several chapters, related to his research and practitioner fields. He is also an active reviewer for relevant Journal in his areas of expertise.;;
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5668-0656; Researcher ID: L-4285-2014; Scopus Author ID: 56356558600

Prof.Dr. Alexeis Garcia-Perez, is Professor of Management Information Systems at the Centre for Business in Society, Coventry University (UK), and Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Communication, Culture & Technology of Georgetown University (USA). His research focuses on the relationships between people and technology, with particular emphasis on cyber security management and data-driven innovation.
Prof Garcia-Perez’s original background in Computer Science was complemented by a PhD in Information Systems and Knowledge Management. This socio-technical understanding of information technologies and information systems has enabled a focus on the wider challenges of data, information and knowledge management in organisations and society. Professor Garcia-Perez is Vice-President of the International association for Knowledge Management.

Cristian Badarinza, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore, a Research Fellow of the Institute of Real Estate Studies, and a Network Associate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.

His research interests are in the areas of real estate finance, household finance and financial economics. Previously, he has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, a Research Assistant in the Monetary Policy Research Division of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main, and he has obtained a PhD and an MSc in Economics from Goethe University. He is also part of the Initiative for International Comparative Household Finance. This research initiative connects academics from around the world which seek to explore how household financial markets (such as mortgage, pension, and risky asset markets) are set up, and whether there are international best practices that can be established. Further details are available here:

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