Department of Management, Society and Communication

External Lecturer

Itziar Castello

Itzia is currently on maternity leave

Itziar Castelló is Associate Professor at Surrey Business School and External Lecturer and Associate Researcher at the Corporate Social Responsibility Center of Copenhagen Business School (Denmark). She has been Visiting Professor at the following universities: Aalto Business School (May and September 2017); Cass Business School, City University (June-September 2014, 2016); Stanford University (June-September 2013); Center for Responsible Business at the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley) from August 2010 to February 2011. Prior to her academic career, Itziar worked for eight years as Senior Advisor in AccountAbility, he was Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Project Leader and Master Black Belt in General Electric.

Her research interests are focused on the areas of corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship and digitalization. In these subjects, she has published in journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Research Policy, Business & Society, Journal of Business Ethics and Corporate Governance. She is Editor at the Business & Society. Itziar investigates processes of creation of new institutional frameworks by entrepreneurs in the fields of medical, environmental and social innovation. She is especially interested in communication and the construction of discourses for the development of social innovation and social change in digital media. She is also interested in the corporate responsibilities of digitalization. 


  • Master Thesis