The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management

Dr Armando Martins Brelaz De Castro

Dr Armando Martins Brelaz De Castro


The Bartlett Sch of Const & Proj Mgt

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
22nd Feb 2019

Research summary

Dr. Armando Castro research is interdisciplinary, spanning across the fields of Management (Organisation Theory) to Economics and Sociology. More specifically, his research interests are in business ethics, business strategy, sustainability, corporate corruption, new venture finance and O&G Megaprojects. He has presented his work at international conferences such as the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, and Strategic Management Society Annual Conference. His work on corruption was published in the Journal of Management Inquiry.


Dr. Castro holds a Ph.D. in Management from Imperial College London and was visiting Ph.D. student at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the London School of Economics(LSE) and a bachelor’s degree in economics (cum laude) from the University of Trento. From 2017 to January 2019 he pursued his postdoctoral research as Fellow at the Department of Management at the LSE. Currently, he is also a research affiliate at the Cambridge Center of Alternative Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

Prior to his academic career, he had business experience as a consultant specialized in investments in Brazil, particularly in infrastructure and public-private partnerships. Additionally, he has had experience in the Brazilian financial market and has provided advisory services to the Brazilian and Italian governments.