Andres is the co-founder and COO of Minca Ventures Ltd and Living in Minca and a Doctor in Social Enterprise, Social and Solidarity Economy and International Development. He has international experience, working as both a researcher and consultant in more than 40 countries. Beyond his empirical work, Andres has published many pieces of research that includes journals and books. He has also designed and delivered a Social Enterprise MOOC Programme that reached out to more than 40,000 beneficiaries in 180 countries. Right now, Andres is leading a programme called Upcycling4change as a part of the Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) programme funded by the British Council.