Maite has significant professional experience at a senior executive level in international expansion and operational business launch, as well as in Brand development and strategic planning in the fashion industry.

In the last years, she has worked as top management retail consultant advising fashion companies on business management, and has assisted private equity funds appraising retail investment opportunities.

She has also worked as retail consultant at McKinsey & Co. and in mergers and acquisitions at Goldman Sachs.

In addition, she has been Deputy General Manager of Springfield, International Director and Marketing Director of Grupo Cortefiel.

She holds a MBA from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania (USA) and is graduated in Economics and Business Administration, ICADE E-2, from the University Pontificia Comillas (Spain).

Currently, she is also Marketing Professor in IE Business School and Patron of two NPOs:

. Fundación Novia Salcedo, focused on youth employment through innovative and value creation activities.

. Fundación Antonio Aranzabal, focused on promoting Family Business and entrepreneurship education.