Current coordinators (2016-):

Hugo Guyader, Ouishare Connector Sweden, holds a PhD in marketing from Linköping University. He explores collaborative consumption, the development of green services, and sustainable consumer behaviour, drawing his theoretical framework from the service marketing literature.

Esther Martos is a PhD candidate at Charles university of Prague, and the Co-founder of


Former coordinators and initiators (2015-2016):

David Canat is a Research Assistant at Grenoble Ecole de Management and former research connector for Ouishare (2012-2015). David contributed to early research reports on the collaborative economy (Orange LabsShaRevolution – LaFing, “Pionniers du COllaboratif”, etc) and other projects (e.g. Ouishare Academy) which essentially established this network of researchers.

Elena Denaro is a PhD candidate in the Sociology Department of the London School of Economics. Her research focuses on a critical sociological analysis of the sharing/collaborative economy exploring the ways in which thinkers and practitioners view their models and underlying values as foundations for a more sustainable world. Elena coordinated the first workshops in Paris and Spain (2015), and curated the program for the Ouishare Fest 2016.

Mara Balestrini is a PhD candidate in Computer Science at University College London (graduate 2017). Her research explores the design and deployment of technologies for social action to enable meaningful and sustained community engagement. She is the CEO of Mara coordinated the first workshops in Paris and Spain (2015).