San Ignacio de Loyola

Francisco de Borja Martín Garrido

Francisco de Borja Martín Garrido is Head of International Relations at Loyola University Andalucía and a member of its Governing Council. He is also a member of the leadership of the EAIE, European Association of International Education, based in Amsterdam and a Trustee of the Alpha Sigma Nu Foundation, a Jesuit Honor Society based in the United States.

Reporting to the Rector of Loyola, Borja has contributed to the founding process, especially in the international area, of the first private non-profit university in southern Spain. He has also been closely involved in the development of university networks as an instrument of social transformation and is a collaborator of the IAJU (International Association of Jesuit Universities) as well as the Kircher Newtork (European Association of Jesuit Universities).

He joined this vibrant project after eight years working in international trade at Williams and Humbert. He is Director of the Extenda Chair of Internationalization at Loyola Andalucía. Borja was a visiting professor at Loyola Marymount University, USA and has participated in executive education programs at Georgetown University and Loyola University Chicago (USA), Spain and Latin American countries. He also collaborates as a lecturer in the Double Master MBA-Industrial Engineering program at Loyola Andalucía.

In the academic field, he has a degree in Business Administration (ETEA with a stay at Marquette University and Amsterdam University) and a degree in Law (University of Cordoba with a stay at the Universitá degli Studi di Siena) and is a licensed lawyer in Spain. He holds a Master's Degree in International Trade from the Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI) and an International Doctorate in Legal and Business Sciences from ETEA-University of Cordoba, Spain with a research stay at LMU, Los Angeles, USA.

He has recently completed his education with a Corporate MBA from ESADE-LOYOLA.

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