Manuel Bea Martínez

Senior Researcher

Expert in water use accounting and territorial analysis studies, with special interest in monitoring threats and impacts on socio-ecological systems. Degree in Environmental Sciences and PhD in Geography (specialising in regional quantitative analysis) from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

About Manuel

He has more than 20 years of consulting experience, mainly related to the use of GIS and remote sensing in agricultural and environmental studies. He has worked on several applied research projects within the Horizon Europe, H2020, Framework and LIFE programmes of the European Union as a researcher, work package leader and member of the coordination team. It has also been part of more than 20 proposal evaluation processes for the H2020 and Horizon Europe programmes and coordinated in 2021 the writing of a proposal, the MAIA, selected for funding with an overall score of 14.5 out of 15.

He was also professor of the Master in “Environmental Management” of the Instituto de Empresa (IE), one of the best business schools in the world, being awarded as “best professor” in the 2011/12 edition.

Recently, he has developed “contamod”, a service that integrates water accounting and auditing to monitor changes within a territory as a consequence of irrigation modernisation, as part of a postdoctoral fellowship of the Torres-Quevedo programme funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Politics. Competitiveness.

Manuel is a senior researcher at ICATALIST, leads several consultancy projects and actively participates in EU-funded research projects.

"We have been capable enough to cause climate change, and we are capable enough to stop and adapt to climate change, but we need to listen carefully to the science and start acting now."

- Manuel Bea

Current positions

• Senior Researcher at Icatalist

• Member and senior researcherat ECOADAPTA

About Manuel

He has more than 20 years of consulting experience, mainly related to the use of GIS and remote sensing in agricultural and environmental studies. He has worked on several applied research projects within the Horizon Europe, H2020, Framework and LIFE programmes of the European Union as a researcher, work package leader and member of the coordination team. It has also been part of more than 20 proposal evaluation processes for the H2020 and Horizon Europe programmes and coordinated in 2021 the writing of a proposal, the MAIA, selected for funding with an overall score of 14.5 out of 15.

He was also professor of the Master in “Environmental Management” of the Instituto de Empresa (IE), one of the best business schools in the world, being awarded as “best professor” in the 2011/12 edition.

Recently, he has developed “contamod”, a service that integrates water accounting and auditing to monitor changes within a territory as a consequence of irrigation modernisation, as part of a postdoctoral fellowship of the Torres-Quevedo programme funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Politics. Competitiveness.

Manuel is a senior researcher at ICATALIST, leads several consultancy projects and actively participates in EU-funded research projects.

"We have been capable enough to cause climate change, and we are capable enough to stop and adapt to climate change, but we need to listen carefully to the science and start acting now."

- Manuel Bea

Current positions

• Senior Researcher at Icatalist

• Member and senior researcherat ECOADAPTA

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