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Ricardo Calleja
  • Ricardo Calleja

  • Lecturer of Business Ethics

  • PhD in Legal and Political Philosophy, Universidad Complutense of Madrid
    Program for Leadership in Public Management, IESE, Universidad de Navarra
    Graduate in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Areas of Interest

    * Business and the common good
    * Political wisdom in governing organizations
    * Legal and socio-political environment of business
    * Social and ethical implications of technological change
    * Ethics of Public Leadership

Ricardo Calleja is Lecturer in the Business Ethics Department of IESE, where he also has been a postdoctoral research fellow. Prof. Calleja holds a PhD in Legal and Political Philosophy from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where he graduated in Law. At IESE, he completed the Programa de Dirección General (PDG) and the Programa de Liderazgo para la Gestión Pública (PLGP).

In addition, he has been a visiting scholar at the Busch School of Business of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. He has done three summer research stays at the NYU School of Law (New York).

He has been an associate professor at the Centro Universitario Villanueva, and has taught ethics and other subjects in social philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, Holy Cross College, the Universidad de Montevideo and UNIS (Guatemala), among others.

His research is focused on the development of political wisdom in business organizations, ethical issues of corporate governance, the contribution of business firms to the common good, and the relationship between business and political institutions. He has recently published in Philosophy of Management, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, Journal of Management Development and Revista de Estudios Políticos.

He frequently publishes articles in the Spanish and international press and has promoted citizen participation initiatives such as the platform Principios.

Prof. Calleja was director of a University Hall of Residence (Colegio Mayor) linked to the Universidad Complutense and a member of the Board of the National Association of Colegios Mayores. He is involved in a number of civic and educational endeavors.