Belén Varela Romero (1968) is a lawyer and a specialist in managing people. Her career includes managerial experience in multinationals in the services, food and automotive sectors —both in Spain and Portugal. Varela has taken part in the labour relations committees at ANFACO —the Spanish Canned Fish Producer Companies Association— and CEAGA —the Galician Automotive Companies Cluster—, and she is currently the Deputy Chairwoman of AEDIPE —the Spanish Association of HR Managers— in Galicia, Spain. She has devoted the last few years to studying human behaviour in organizations and to exploring the fields of Human Strengths and Subjective Well-being. She currently collaborates as a professor with several business schools, and also gives courses and lectures on Optimism Management, Leadership, and Strengths for Happiness.
She is currently a member of the International Positive Psychology Association, runs the company RH Positivo, Optimistic Organizations, and is part of the team at BiU —Believe in You.
- Job Crafting. Convierte el trabajo que tienes en el trabajo que quieres (Urano, 2019)
- La rebelión de las moscas (Ediciones B, 2012)