Ivana Modena, Ph.D.

Founder and President of Sustainability Management School

Dr. Modena has created in 2016 the SUMAS CrS® Programme.
She actively participates in the Overall Compliance of the SUMAS CrS® ‘Business and Sustainability’.

Julia Koroleva

Content Manager and Supervisor

Julia is a DBA Candidate at SUMAS. She is contributing to the development of the SUMAS Career-related Studies “Business and Sustainability”. As part of her DBA Thesis, Julia is a Supervisor of the IBCP Teachers and responsible for quality assurance

Lorenzo Ciserani

Business Development Manager

Lorenzo manages the business development of partnerships with IB International Schools and IB regional managers regarding CrS. He also oversees the organization of recruiting events and attends educational and college fairs.

Joachim Fendt-Newlin

Liaison Officer and Administrative Director

Joachim has been involved in the development of the SUMAS CrS® since 2017. He oversees the faculty development of the program and supports Dr. Modena in the regional collaboration with the IBO. 

Michiel Van de Water

Enrolment Manager

Michiel is responsible for the enrolment of Bachelor and Master/MBA students, organizing recruitment events and supports Dr. Modena in the regional collaboration with the IB International Schools.

SUMAS CrS® Guest Professors

These professors contribute to the course content of the SUMAS CrS® in Business & Sustainability. They are specialized in the Applied Component pathways and teach courses in our Bachelor, Master and MBA programs at SUMAS. 

Mehmet Ulug, Ph.D.

Sustainable Finance & Digitalization
Student Industry Projects

David Mc Partland, Ed.D.


Enrica Arena

Sustainable Fashion
Student Industry Projects

Zaida Rodrigo, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Hospitality Management, Destination Management, Strategic Marketing, Tourism Dynamics, Research Methods 

Ilídio Silva, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise: Financial Calculus, Financial Markets, Insider trading, Personal finance 

Xenya Cherny-Scanlon

Areas of expertise: Sustainable Luxury, Sustainable Fashion 

Sebastien Angelini

Areas of expertise: Hospitality Management, Sustainable Food and Beverage Management, Sustainable Management in Tourism and Hospitality

Dr. Gianluca Lanza, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Business Administration, Leadership, Human Resource Management, Organizational Design, Project Management, Healthcare Management 

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Fees and funding valid from intake 2023/2024