Sergio Andrés Manrique Garzón

Practices and governance

RUNIN research:

Sergio will assess the impact of university-firm collaboration on firm performance and regional development

Host institution

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Secondment institution

University of Stavanger, Norway

Supervisory team


M.Sc. in management, organization and business economics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (Master thesis: Comparing the relationship between environmental and financial performance in developed and developing countries). Industrial engineer (B.Sc.) and specialist in managerial and organizational control systems from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia).

Certified as Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma methodology and as internal auditor in ISO 9001. Work experience as class assistant and process engineer at Universidad de los Andes, and as planning intern and routing professional in the private sector (Colombia).