Concepción is an Economist by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She holds a Master in Public Administration and International Development by Harvard Kennedy School.
Concepción holds a PhD in International Economy and Development by Universidad Complutense de Madrid, who granted her and Outstanding Award for her Doctoral Dissertation. Her PhD research focuses on the use of technology in social entrepreneurship. She has published papers in peer reviewed journals and chapters in books. She writes contributions for mass media regularly and is a speaker at international conferences.
Her past professional experience includes the foundation of an NGO, UN’s Procurement Service, Santander Bank’s Latin America Division and Liberia’s Government under Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Nobel Peace Prize 2011.