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Background and activities

Current Position:
Coordinator SFI SAMCoT (Sustainable Arctic Marine and Coastal Technology)
Adviser at the Department of Civil and Transport Engineering

Current Tasks:

  • Strategic advice to SAMCoT’s Centre Manager. Contracts and economy/funding; special emphasis - Budgetary Decisions and Reporting
  • Centre Management Group member
  • PR & Communication Strategy, both internal (Network/Relationship management towards SAMCoT CA Parties; the Research Council of Norway and other related institutions) and external (Definition and coordination/implementation of communication strategic plans for SAMCoT and Associated Projects)
  • HR support, International hosting and conference organization/coordination/implementation.

Qualifications & professional background:

  • Masters Degree in Management and Business Administration, University of León, Spain (‘98 - ’00)
  • International programme Faculteit der Economie, Bedrijfswetenschappen en Econometrie as part of the Masters Degree. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands (‘99 – ’00)
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Management, University of León, Spain (’92 - ’98)
    International programme. ‘Quality Management, Marketing & Human Resources’ as part of the Bachelors Degree in Business Management. Aarhus School of Business, Denmark(’97 - ’98)International programme. ‘Management in an International Perspective’ as part of the Bachelors Degree in Business Management. University of Aalborg, Denmark(’96 - ’97)
  • Foundation BA‘Graduado Social' Labour market & Sociology, University of León, Spain (’91-’92)
  • Brockton High in New York, United States of America. Graduated in June 1989 (’88 - ’89)

Professional Background:

  • Expat Mid-Norway in Trondheim, Norway (Sep. ’08 – Oct. ‘10)Position:   Project Manager
  • Randstad Nederland (Randstad Holding) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Oct. ’06 - Mar. ’08) Position: Sales and Recruitment Agent
  • InFocus Corporation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Aug.’05 – Oct.’06) Positions: EMEA Account Specialist II (nov’05 – oct.’06 ) - Inside Sales Specialist I (aug’05 – nov’05)
  • Brentano Foundation Amstelveen, Amstelveen, the Netherlands (Aug.’03 – Aug.’05) Position: Activities Coordinator/Occupational therapist
  • Reader's Digest - European Shared Service Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Oct.’00 – Jun.’02) Position: General Ledger Accountant. Project leader GL and AP groups international financial Oracle implementation (UK and Portugal).
  • Verza BV, Risk Management Company, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Feb. – Oct.’00) Position: Customer Service Coordinator for on-line payments.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database


  • Gutierrez Gonzalez, Maria Azucena. (2014) SAMCoT Annual Report 2013. 2014.

Postal address

SFI Sustainable Arctic Marine and Coastal Technology Norwegian University of Science and Technology Department of Civil and Transport Engineering (SAMCoT NO-7491 Trondheim Norway