Natalia Restrepo Montoya

PhD candidate of the Tourism & Leisure program.

 Member of the Research Group on Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies (GRATET).

orcid: 0000-0002-9890-9970

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.