Alfonso Unceta, PhD, is professor (Chair) of Sociology at the University of the Basque Country. As a result of his research work, he has participated in more than sixty research projects and external contracts. He is also the author of more than seventy publications about Social Innovation, Governance, Participation and Education.
Between 2007 and 2013 he directed the Master in Management of Innovation and Knowledge, and later the Master in Social Innovation and Cultural and Creative Industries. He has extensive experience in management positions. He has been Director of Universities and Deputy Minister of Education of the Basque Government, Director of the Department of Sociology 2 and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication. Since 2011 is Director of Sinnergiak-Social Innovation (UPV-EHU).