Natalia Restrepo Montoya
PhD candidate of the Tourism & Leisure program.
Member of the Research Group on Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies (GRATET).
Natalia Restrepo holds a BA in Business Administration by the University of Medellin and a Master’s degree in Analytical Techniques and Innovation in Tourism by the Rovira i Virgili University.
She is currently a PhD candidate at the Doctoral Program in Tourism and Leisure at the Rovira i Virgili University. She has worked for various organizations in Latin America and Europe such as Medellín City Council, Medellin Chamber of Commerce, Inter-American Development Bank, CICtourGUNE (Cooperative Research Center in Tourism), among others.
She is currently working as a researcher and project manager at Sinnergiak Social Innovation Centre (University of the Basque Country). Her research interests mainly focus on destination governance, institutions, public policies, innovation, and territorial development.