Susana Martín Belmonte

Collaborator with Dimmons Research Group at Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) at Open University of Catalonia

Susana Martín Belmonte is an independent economist focused on the democratic and environmental aspects of the monetary and financial system, and on the potential of the digitalisation of money for the transition to a fair and low-carbon economy. She has led several monetary and social innovation projects including the REC citizen currency in partnership with the Barcelona City Council in the framework of the EU B-MINCOME project (2016-2019) and also co-founded the GmeRiTs consortium, which won the €1 million "2020 Blockchain for social good" prize on financial inclusion from the European Commission. Susana is the author of several publications including books, reports, and scientific articles and has a background in international trade, online business and a master’s degree in Economic Theory from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.