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Team Direction Board

Américo Mateus, holds a PhD in Management, Master’s in marketing and Degree in Design, is a Professor at ISMAT Portimão (Portugal), since 2018.  From 2017 to 2020, Vice-director and researcher at HEI-LAB, Lusófona (Lisboa, Portugal); ISHIP Transdisciplinary Research Center Head of research at ISMAT, and former Head of Ideas(r)evolution research Group at UNIDCOM/IADE (Portugal).  His Researcher member for two European H2020 Projects – URBiNAT grant nº 776783: where is leading the Participatory Design Task, and Co-Create grant nº 806616/EU, where he led the Co-creation task for the Portuguese Partner (UNINOVA, Caparica, Portugal). He has been the Coordinator / Principal Researcher for more than 50 applied research projects (National and International) in the areas of Creativity, Design thinking, Territorial innovation, Education Innovation and Business innovation and modelling and Digital Education Innovative Models. He also is a regular international visiting lecturer and applied research adviser in several countries and institutions, such as: Bilgi University, Turkey; Universidad Europea Madrid, Spain; Karel de Grote and Howest West Flanders, Belgium; TU Delft and Avans University, Netherlands; FH Vorarlberg, Austria; RMIT Melbourne, Australia; University of Europe Berlim, Germany; Walden University, USA; Laureate online Education, UK; Haaga-velia, Finland and UFSC, Brazil. In the last 5 years he published: 9 articles in peer-review Journals (2 of them Q2), 12 articles in International conferences, 8 peer-reviewed scientific reports, 1 book chapter (Springer Nature). His research coordinator for 6 market applied research projects raising more than 400k euros of funding.

Pedro Marques-Quinteiro holds a PhD in Management and Development of Human Resources from ISCTE- Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at ECEO (Universidade Lusófona), an Integrated Member of TRIE (Universidade Lusófona), and serves as an Associate Editor at the Spanish Journal of Psychology. Pedro Marques-Quinteiro’s research regards leadership and teamwork in extreme environments (e.g., healthcare; firefighting; police; polar regions), with publications in top journals such as the Group and Organization Management, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Leadership, and Small Group Research. He is currently involved in several research projects supported by the Foundation for Science and Technology, the Portuguese Polar Program, and the European Space Agency. In this context, he has already led two scientific expeditions to King George Island (Antarctica), and his research has received the attention of national (e.g., Diário de Notícias) and international (e.g., Wall Street Journal) media.

Maria Isabel Andrés Marques is a PhD in Tourism Sciences by the University of Perpignan, France (2008). Professor and coordinator of the degree in Tourism and Management of Tourism Companies and of the Master in Tourism Management at Universidade Lusófona do Porto, since 2010. Researcher at CEPESE – Center for Population, Economy and Society Studies at the University of Porto and coordinator of the Research Group on Organizations, Tourism and Heritage. Coordinator/ Principal Researcher of the project “Memory Routes of the Portuguese diaspora”. His main studies and publications, including book chapters, papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings, are based on the themes of Heritage, Culture and Tourism; Gastronomy and Tourism; Diaspora Tourism; Destination Branding; Destination Imagery and Sustainable Tourism.

Arthur Araújo is a PhD in tourism studies by the University of Aveiro (Portugal) and currently teaches at Lusófona do Porto University and Lusófona University of Humanities and Technologies. He has published works mainly in film tourism, slum tourists’ motivations, destination imagery, food tourism and sustainability. In the last two years, Arthur has published two papers in SJR Q1 journals (Annals of Tourism Research and British Food Journal) one in a Q2 journal (Journal of Business Cycle Research), and two in a Q3 journals (European Journal of Tourism Research). In the industry, Arthur has experiences in Brazil and Spain, in areas such as tourism accessibility, inbound tourism statistics and educational tourism. He is also a member of the Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association (EATSA).<(p>