Oriol Amat, rector of UPF
Oriol Amat is Full Professor of Financial Economics and Accounting at UPF and rector since 2021.
Professor at UPF since 1992, he studied at UAB (PhD in Business Administration and Bachelor’s degree in the same speciality), at ESADE (Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and MBA) and at the Stockholm School of Economics (International Teachers Programme).
His lines of research include the analysis of the success factors of organizations and the ethical aspects of finance. He has directed more than fifteen theses and is the author of scientific articles and more than 40 books.
In the field of management, he has been dean of the UPF Barcelona School of Management, director of the Department of Economics and Business, vice-rector for Economics, Information Systems and Services and, specifically in the teaching field, he was director of the Centre for Teaching Quality and Innovation, among others.
From the beginning of his professional career, he has actively collaborated with social institutions. He is dean of the College of Economists of Catalonia, a member of the advisory board of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and PIMEC; and member of the Catalonia 2022 working group, which designs the post-Covid strategy.