Graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary History from Stanford University in California and an MBA with honors from New York's Columbia University, John de Zulueta is Chairman of the Governing Council of Universidad Europea and of the Healthcare Committee of the Circle of Business Owners, where he is a member of the Board. He is currently a Managing Partner of Point Lobos and a Senior Advisor at Candesic, both of which are consultancy companies.
Zulueta was CEO of the Sanitas Group from 2005 to 2009 and Chairman of USP Hospitals from 2010 to 2012. He was a director of Bankinter from 2001 to 2015 and since 2015, has been a director of the insurance company Línea Directa. He has also been a member of the Advisory Board of 3i. A member of the Board of the Institute of Directors (IC-A) since 2005, Zulueta holds the position of Deputy Chairman of the Bankinter Foundation and President of the Exit Foundation.
Of particular note from his long professional career, are the years he spent working as a consultant to The Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco, California and his 14-year work as Managing Director of the Sanitas Group as well as his role at the APD (Association for Management Progress). He has also been a member of the Special Committee for the Study of Development of the Information Society in Spain for the Ministry of Science and Technology.
His career and contribution to society has been recognized by the King with the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit.
Juan Antonio Vázquez holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Business from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and has a PhD in Economics and Business, achieving an Extraordinary Award, from Universidad de Oviedo. He is a Full Professor of Applied Economics at this same university.
He held the post of Rector of Universidad de Oviedo until 2008 and was President of the Conference of Spanish University Rectors (CRUE) between 2003 and 2007. He also held the post of Dean of the School of Economics and Business at Universidad de Oviedo between 1986 and 1994, and was Vice Rector of the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) between 1995 and 2000.
Vázquez is founder and director of the Asturias Economics magazine and is a member of the Editorial Committee for the magazines Revista de Economía and the Revista de Economía Aplicada. He also works as a referee for a range of specialized scientific journals.
Author of various books and more than 200 publications and works of an academic nature, he has written dissemination articles in newspapers including El País, El Mundo and Expansión. He has taken part in an extensive number of national and international scientific conferences and meetings as well as having taught and given lectures at most of Spain's universities and at a host of overseas universities and institutions. In 1995 he worked as a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
He combines his dedication to academics with the study of and participation in areas concerning the regional economy, sectors undergoing restructuring and reindustrialization policies. In the business world, he has been chairman of the collective bargaining process of Ensidesa and member of the advisory councils of various foundations and trusts (the National Quality Assessment Agency; the Hidrocantábrico Foundation; the Telefónica Scientific Advisory Council; the Banco Herrero Foundation, etc.).
He has been a member of the Board and Chair of the Advisory Council of ANECA, the Spanish National Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation as well as sitting on the Board of the Prince of Asturias Awards. His many distinctions include Honorary PhDs conferred by Universidad de Celaya (Mexico) and by Universidad Ricardo Palma in Lima (Peru).
CEO of Vodafone Spain and President of the Vodafone Spain Foundation.
CEO, Siemens España.
Born in Montevideo in 1953, the writer has lived in Madrid since 1965, although she has spent long periods away in Moscow, Buenos Aires and London, the city where her father worked in the diplomatic service.
She started her professional career as a writer of children's literature and in 1984, received the Ministry of Culture's Spanish National Literature Prize. She is also the author of essays, screenplays for film and television, stories and various novels including the well-known Pequeñas Infamias [Little indiscretions], a work that received excellent reviews in both The New York Times and The Washington Post, and was recognized in 1998 with the Planeta Prize.
Other prominent awards include the Apeles Mestres Prize for children's literature and in 2008, the Culture Award presented by the Autonomous Community of Madrid.
Her books have been translated into twenty-three languages and are published in more than forty countries. The international reception from both readers and the specialist press has been unparalleled. In 2002, Newsweek magazine commented that Carmen Posadas was “one of the most prominent Latin American authors of her generation”.
In 1996 Cinco Moscas Azules [Five Blue Flies] was published and in 1997 Nada es lo que parece [Nothing is as it seems], works that established her as a successful author for readers and critics alike. Other key works include La Bella Otero [The Beautiful Otero], A la Sombra de Lilith [To the Shadow of Lilith] and Juego de Niños [Child's Play].
Posadas was invested with an Honorary PhD by the Universidad de Perú in 2010 and Universidad Europea offers the Carmen Posadas Research Chair for Creative Writing.
General Manager in Spain of the Movistar TV channel, Non Stop People.
President, Universidad Europea; CEO, Laureate International Universities Europe.
CEO, Universidad Europea and Laureate International Universities Spain and Portugal.
Rector, Universidad Europea.
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