Dr. Santamaria has over twenty years’ experience in the areas of management, consulting, and organizational development. He previously taught at the University of the Philippines at Diliman before joining AIM.

He teaches human behavior in organizations across degree and non-degree programs and his research interests are in the areas of positive psychology, motivation, and teams.

Dr. Santamaria earned his PhD and MA degrees in psychology and his BS in business administration from the University of the Philippines at Diliman. He also has an MBA from Baruch College, New York.