Research Faculty

At GBS we only work with the very best people, those who have been successful in their business careers and have the right academic qualifications in order to focus on our research priorities and support students engaged in final thesis work.

Dr. Ryan Federo

Ph.D. in Management Sciences from ESADE Business School-Universitat Ramon Llull in Barcelona-Spain with a Master of Research in Management Sciences from ESADE Business School-Univesitat Ramon Llull in Barcelona-Spain, a Master of Science in Maritime Affairs specializing in Maritime Law and Policy from the World Maritime University in Malmö-Sweden, and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Lyceum Northwestern University in the Philippines. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Philippines) with more than a decade of combined professional and industry experience. He has also worked previously in two of the largest accounting firms in the Philippines: Ernst & Young Philippines (formerly SGV & Co.) and Punongbayan and Araullo (a Grant Thornton firm). He co-established an accounting and consulting firm after working in a maritime and engineering consulting firm in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Selected recent publications:

Federo, R., & Saz-Carranza, A. 2018. A configurational analysis of board involvement in intergovernmental organizations. Corporate Governance: An International Review, Forthcoming.

Federo, R., & Saz-Carranza, A. 2017. Devising Strategic Plans to improve Organizational Performance of Intergovernmental Organizations. Global Policy, 8(2): 202-212.

Federo, R., & Saz-Carranza, A. 2015. A Research Approach to International Governmental Organizations: Examining Executive Boards and Strategy. In Javier Solana & Angel Saz-Carranza (Eds). 2015. The Global Context: How Politics, Investment, and Institutions Impact European Business. Barcelona, Spain: ESADEgeo, ESADE Business School.