Expert on Europe
Dr Rosa Maria Fernandez MartinKeele University & Keele Business School
Dr. Fernandez has wide experience with media, having been interviewed for television and radio programmes, particularly in Spain, with regard to European and environmental or energy issues. She has also been interviewed by the journal European Voice.
Dr Rosa Maria Fernandez Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance at Keele Business School, where she is also the Sustainability Lead, PGR Lead and Economics Education Lead. She joined Keele in June 2023 after working as Associate Professor in Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick. She previously worked as Senior Lecturer at the University of Chester where she was Deputy Head of Department and Programme Leader in Economics and Economics & Business. Previous roles include the University of Birmingham, lecturing in environmental economics and sustainable development and associate tutor in business ethics and sustainability at the University of Bradford, as well as visiting researcher at the University of Exeter (UK) and York University (Toronto), and lecturer in economics at UNED (National Distance Education University, Spain). She presented her thesis in 2010, on 'European Union and Climate Change: Main Economic Effects'. She has published articles related to climate change, energy policy, food poverty and corporate social responsibility, which are her main research interests, using an interdisciplinary approach and a European focus. She is co-convenor of the UACES Research Network on the Role of Europe in Global Challenges: Climate Change and Sustainable Development. She has been co-opted Committee Member at UACES, and frequently evaluates research projects for the COST initiative of the European Commission.