Manuel Rivero

Birth Date: In 1953
Birth Place: Vilela - Baños de Bande (Ourense)


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Degree in Sociology (UNED).

Degree in Anthropology (UNED).

Degree in Political Sciences (UNED).

Doctorate courses in Humanities (University of A Coruña).

Social and labour expert (UNED).

Social Care Graduate (University of  Santiago).

MA in Human Resources (CEREM).

European Financial Advisor (European Financial Planning Association).

He completed his education in finance, economy and management at the Institute for Financial Studies, Business Institute and the European Institute of High International Studies (IEHEI)

 Work & Activities

He wrote the following books:

-De Roncesvalles a Compostela: un recorrido por valores, habilidades, recursos y actitudes.

-Las claves del autodesarrollo, del desempeño eficaz y del liderazgo.

-El ilímite del potencial humano. En colaboración con Iago Santalla.


His research works about leadership, ethnography, family, relationship and heritage are published in press and specialized media: Revista de Folklore, Piedras con Raíces, Argutorio, Astórica, Agalia, Lethes, Arraianos, Arquiverna, Porto dos Cavaleiros,  Auria, El Faro and El Pensamiento Astorgano.

Since 1982 he has been focusing his works on A Limia, La Maragatería and Castro Laboreiro. He is a researcher of ‘Centro de Cultura Popular da Limia’ and ‘Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas de Monte Laboreiro’.

He is on the team that created the QCOACH Method for direction abilities.

He developed his profesional career in the comercial areas of BBVA Group.

 Other Interesting Aspects

Nowadays he gives lectures and seminars for directors of different sectors and as a coach he collaborates with Qcoach, Ingafor and the School of Finance.