Senior Advisor to Start up companies in leisure, technology and human resources sectors.
Degree in English Philology, Universidad Complutense, Madrid
Master in Digital Business, The Valley Business School. Madrid
In-house MBA, Microsoft-INSEAD, Paris
Women at Boards, IESE Business School
Senior Management Program, PDD, IESE Business School
Degree in Legal and Labor Studies, APD
Program in International Trade, Spanish Foreign Office
+20 years experience as HR professional in different Industries: Consulting Services, Information Technology, Digital, Mobile Operator, Consumer and Retail, Construction, Concessionary and Industrial sectors.
Currently working as Advisor to start-up companies in Spain, within the leisure, technology and human resources sectors. Partner at FinCat Consulting Services specializing in M&As, digital transformation and turn-around projects.
Chief People Officer at Sacyr Group, global company listed in the Spanish Stock market, leading in the infrastructure, industrial, concessionary and services sectors. Co-leading digital and cultural transformation across 5 continents.
Human Resources Director, Microsoft Spain, Western Europe and LatinAmerica. Diversity Lead for Western Europe. (2003-15)
Human Resources Director Spain & Portugal, Cable & Wireless
Start-up project lead and HR Director Vodafone, Madrid and Castile
Manager, Price Waterhouse, UK & Spain.
Membership and Teaching Experience
Associate Professor, Degree in Business Administration and Stock Markets Master, Instituto Estudios Financieros
President, HR Board of American Companies based in Spain, the American-Spanish Chamber of Commerce (2003-2011)
Member of HR Board, ESADE Business School, Barcelona (2008-2011)
Member of Human Capital Board, IESE Business School, Madrid (2003-2011)
Member of Human Capital Board, Sagardoy Lawyers, Madrid (2005-2011)
Several awards and recognitions from the Spanish Government, Best Place to Work and National Family Associations on the introduction of flexible working policies. Invited to work on the design project for the Spanish Work-Life Balance Law in 2005, by the Ministry of Work and Social Matters.
Lecturer at ESADE, Instituto de Empresa, IEB and The Valley Business Schools.
NPO activity: Member of Aldeas Infantiles (children aliviation), Mother Theresa of Calcutta (poverty aliviation), Tuve Hambre… (immigrant poverty aliviation)
Native Spanish speaker, fluent in English and French. Medium Portuguese.
Mother of 2 girls, passionate about travelling, flamenco, golf, ski and outdoor sports in general.