Dr. Manuel Bea (PhD)

Senior Researcher


Manuel is a researcher and it is in charge of Business Development at ICA, supporting the development of new products and services to meet our clients needs.

Manuel has been collaborating with ICATALIST since 2013. Manuel holds a PhD in Geography and an Environmental Science degree by the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid. He has more than 15 years of experience in the design and implementation of projects related with remote sensing and GIS, mainly applied to the inventory and balance of water resources use and demand, agriculture, landscape planning and environment.


He has also worked in several applied research projects under EU H2020, FP5 and LIFE programmes as researcher as well as a member of the coordination team. He also has been involved in more than 10 evaluation processes of H2020 calls for proposals, in the roles of expert evaluator, specific rapporteur and vice-chair.


He has been a teacher in the Master in Environmental Management of the Instituto de Empresa (IE), being given with the “best professor award” in the 2012-2013 intake. In 2017 he was awarded with a post-doc grant (i.e. Torres Quevedo) by the Spanish ministry of Economy and Competitiveness for the design of a multi-scalar service based on integrated water accounting and auditing that will be part of the portfolio of solutions offered by ICATALIST.  

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