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Dr Marcus Gomes

Dr Marcus Gomes

Lecturer in Organisation Studies and Sustainability

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

+44 (0)29 2087 4173
Room D02, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU
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Marcus Vinícius P. Gomes received his doctorate in Public Administration and Government, with distinction, from FGV-EAESP (Brazil) in 2014, after an exchange period at Cardiff Business School. Marcus is an alumnus from the GW4 Crucible 2018 Programme for Future Research Leaders on Resilience, Environment, and Sustainability. Marcus researches the relationship between Business and Society by developing an understanding of governance, including the role of activism, social movements, business elites and populism in shaping our economies and societies. By examining how actors negotiate and develop governance regimes, he aiming to understand the organinsing of the 21st century capitalism. He has a background in public management, organizational studies, critical theory and political economy. Marcus is Associate Editor for Revista de Administração de Empresas (RAE) a leading Latin-American journal. Moreover, Marcus is passionate about football and supports Palmeiras; he also enjoys reading, swimming and cycling

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AOM Dark Side Case Competition Winner (CMS division - best case) (2016)

Honorary Thesis of Public Management and Government (FGV/EAESP) (2014)

Innovative Practices of Teaching and Learning for the module on Human Rights and Mega Projects (FGV/EAESP) (2014)









Research interests

  • Governance regimes
  • Activism, including the whole of social media platforms
  • Community Energy and community activism
  • Social Movements
  • Business Elites
  • Populism
  • Changing characteristics of our economies and societies (21st century capitalism)

PhD supervision research interests

  • Environmental governance (including climate change, Amazon deforestation; renewable energy, community energy) 
  • Social Media activism and governance (how organisations are using social media plataforms to influence society and how such plataforms are regulated)
  • Community Energy and community activism
  • Circular Economy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices and discourses
  • Alternative forms or organisation


    I am interested in supervising Ph.D. students in the areas of:

    - Environmental governance;

    - Climate change and businesses;

    - Renewable energy;

    - Circular Economy;

    - the role of NGOs on promoting sustainability, CSR practices and influencing public policies;

    - Human Rights and businesses;

    - Social Movements;

    - Alternative forms of organisations;

    - CSR discourses and practices.

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    Panayiota Georgiou

    Research student

    Past projects

    At the moment, I am supervising:

    - Co-supervision (40%) for Siddharta Dabbi - Understanding the Transition: The Production of Renewable Energy Space in Kutch, Gujarat (University of Exeter Business School)

    - Main supervisor for Panayiota Georgiou - The Power of Community Resilience: A Critical Analysis of Resilience as a Policy Tool in Wales (Cardiff Business School - co-supervisor Professor Rhys Andrews)