Target-driven and enthusiastic professional, mother of two beautiful angels, Leticia Romeo is the Founder and CEO of Vamos Scotland.
With over 8 years experience as creative industries business adviser and management consultant, Leticia is specialised in promoting and developing awareness of Spanish and Latin-American culture across Scotland as well as creating career development opportunities for recent graduates. “Successful creative enterprises integrate creativity and business. My approach combines creative passion with the best tailored business solutions”
Entreprenurial Consultant & Cultural Manager, Spain
Who is Lucia?
Entrepreneurial consultant and cultural manager
Lucia has a degree in Economy and an MBA. She has worked 5 years in Galicia (Spain) in strategical consultancy and consultancy for entrepreneurs from the cultural industry. Since 2012, she has been working for Vamos Scotland (Edinburgh), in entrepreneurial consultancy for the creative industries and in the organisation of cultural events.
Post-doc - Marie Curie Fellow, IPEM - Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music, Belgium
Who is Federica?
Federica Bressan (1981) is a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University, where she leads a research project on interactive installation art under the Marie Curie funding programme H2020-MSCA-IF-2015 (http://daphnet.federicabressan.com/). She holds an MD in Musicology and a PhD in Computer Science. She previously held a post-doctoral research position at the Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy, where she coordinated the laboratory for sound preservation and restoration (http://smc.dei.unipd.it/).
The core of her research lies in the study of the relationship between historical audio recordings and their digital (digitised) representation – a relationship which is not only very complex, it also develops over time (context, digital philology, hermeneutic implications of encoding cultural objects). She is also co-founder of the University startup Audio Innova, for which she has designed and developed software modules to automatize preservation routines and controls for data integrity verification.
She has published her work in international peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. She has participated in several international research projects, involving some of the finest sound archives in Europe. She is active in science popularization with articles and presentations, and she is a member of the Steering Committee of the Ghent Center for Digital Humanities (GhentCDH: http://www.ghentcdh.ugent.be/). She is General Chair of the International Workshop on Digital Philology for the Preservation of Multimedia Archives (2015, 2016: http://digitalphilology.org/).
Artist & Designer, Spain
Who is Alfonso?
Alfonso Doncel (Badajoz, Spain) is an artist and designer. Although he declares himself as a painter, he has practiced sculpture, photography, graphic and corporate design, narrative, installations and ambitious collective projects, as research activity. Nowadays, he shares his artistic activity with being a designer and external communication director for several companies (Spanish and foreigner) through his studio a+i+d (art, investigation & development).
Concerning sculpture, he has developed experimental techniques, personal and distinct, always using the relief above the plane, conciliating individual work with interdisciplinary projects, created asreflection spaces. Until today, he has exhibited his work on 60 occasions – 18 of which individually – in Spain and Portugal
‘I — I hardly know, sir, just at present — at least I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.’
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll
Always worked in marketing field, which means always worked with people and for people. In love with the process of understanding someone and be able to adjust the best response to their expectations.
In the last years, I have built my career linked to Marketing, teaching classes in higher education, doing research, supporting and working with entrepreneurs in my area of expertise, doing all the Marketing process with them. I am known among my peers for being a person who makes things happen and I never says no to a challenge!
Natalia Muñoz Acevedo
Environmental Scientist, Chile
Who is Natalia?
Natalia is a professional in the environmental sciences.
She specializes in providing innovative solutions to sustainability challenges, working with large corporations, small businesses and social enterprises.
Her background is in environmental engineering, with a particular interest in cleantech innovation.
She has also been involved in the analysis and resolution of environmental and social conflicts, helping communities to respond to environmental challenges and find common solutions.
As a lover of nature, adventure and new challenges, she has recently found a new passion in overland motorcycle journeys. She is currently planning a new trip across Asia on an off-road motorcycle.
Photography Professor | Photographer & Film Director, Portugal
Who is Luis?
Luis Vintém is a Portuguese photographer, specialized in capturing
moments, people and expressions. He is a teacher at the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre, a PhD student in Audiovisuals and a member of Agência Calipo. He has also directed films and documentaries, such as the short-film “O Pão”.
“The grain in the print, the dust in the negative, the surprise after development, choosing the film, the light and the shadow, the right lens, the ideal distance, the golden ratio, the intuition of the moment, the thirty six shots, the emotion in the image, the love of art”
Everyone has a friend or a family member that helps with finance, taxes, banks’ dealings and all those boring (but very important) issues. The guy that solves all the bureaucratic questions or the one you always expect to have the correct answer in less than 5 minutes. Well, I think I am this “guy” in my friends and family lives. But I am a woman and sometimes I need more than 5 minutes to find all the responses. This role results from my career in management and finance fields as projects manager, professor and CEO of a micro firm.
Recently, I formally reached my major goal in life, I became a researcher. Teaching others and providing new knowledge to the world is what I found to be my mission. I am a post-doctoral researcher in finance and this is my stage, where I want to perform for the next one hundred years. As William Ernest Henley wrote in his poem Invictus, “It matters not how strait the gate, how charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul”. That’s how I often describe myself and I believe that “WomenBeing” are the masters of everything they intended to be.
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