JUAN MILLAN

Founder of Gedeth Network. More than twenty years of experience. He worked in PromoMadrid, where he was responsible for attracting investment and worked as business development consultant. Before that, he had worked in Risk Control and Internal Audit multinationals such as Avaya, Pfizer, and Carrefour. He is a lawyer with an Advanced Degree in International Law from IE Business School and a Master’s Degree in Administrative Law from CEU San Pablo University. He speaks English and Spanish and lives in Madrid.

Madrid, Spain

English, Spanish

GINA BOWMAN

More than twenty years experience as a marketing and communications strategist in the commercial (FMCG), government and creative sectors in Australia, the UK and Spain. She has worked on projects for Australian/European Government agencies, SMEs, artistic organisations and major public events and festivals. She is a graduate in Communications,  Masters in Project Management with Sydney University, undertaking a thesis on the coordination of international projects.

Madrid, Spain

English, Spanish

MARCOS CASTELLANOS

He is a professional with more than 20 years of experience. He led the Hospitality and Logistics department in PromoMadrid and coordinated some significant projects in terms of scope and job creation. He worked in logistics multinational DHL, where he led European business development projects and worked as an ebusiness analyst. He is a chemical engineer and obtained certificates such as Prince2 or ICIL.

Valladolid, Spain

English, German, Spanish

CLAUDIA EGURROLA

With over 12 years work experience, Claudia Maria has worked as senior consultant for exportations within the Promotion Agency of Colombia in France (Procolombia) and as a lawyer for the Civil Aviation Authority in Colombia. She has a wide experience in developing business in the French market. She is initially a graduated lawyer in Colombia, with a degree in Entrepreneurship from the Sorbonne Business School-IAE in Paris, a LLM in International and European Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University and a Master in Public Administration from INAP in Madrid.

Paris, France

English, French, Spanish

EDUARDO GONZALEZ

After 20+ years working in several countries, he has acquired a broad spectrum of international consulting, research and business development experience across business and government sectors, always related to the ICT and Internet industries. Besides his work in foreign investment attraction for PromoMadrid, he has been a part of companies such as IBM Global Services, Capgemini and Frost & Sullivan. He holds a degree in Economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Master’s Degree in International Business from ESCP (Oxford). He speaks English, French and Spanish.

Madrid, Spain

English, French, Spanish

ADELA CONDE

More than 15 years of experience in the international field and of communication, organizing international fairs and advising companies as Head of Logistics of International Fairs, and Project Manager in PromoMadrid’s Communication department. Advisory experience in public and private companies (IESE BUSINESS SCHOOL, UN, Asociación Madrileña Audiovisual). Lawyer of the Bar Association of Madrid and Master in Communication. Lives in Madrid.

Madrid, Spain

English, Spanish,  Portuguese

OLIVIA SCOTTI

Dual degree in Psychology and Spanish from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania, USA. Master student in International Relations in CEU San Pablo, Madrid. Olivia is currently ccoordinating the Australia Spaina Business Association and has work experience in coordinating teams in the USA, Australia and Spain. She speaks English and Spanish and lives in Madrid

Madrid, Spain

English, Spanish

ALVARO MARINO

More than 20 years of experience. For the last three years he has helped foreign companies to expand their businesses in Spain. Before joining Gedeth, he worked at IBM for 15 years, where he held a wide range of cross-border posts over the years in finance and operation. He holds a degree in Business Studies from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Master’s Degree in International Trade from Esden Business School. He speaks English and Spanish and lives in Madrid

Madrid, Spain

English, Spanish

DAVID MENDAÑA

He has worked in internationalization support in the public and in the private sector, in countries such as Spain, Ireland and Greece since 2003. His tasks are mainly related to international market research, documentation, web design, search-and-match accuracy, inter alia. He studied Management and International Trade..

Madrid, Spain

English, Portuguese, French, Greek, Spanish

RAJESH NAIR

Entrepreneur with solid technical, business and team leading experience. He’s an expert in strategies for market development in Asia and Europe, both for big and small companies. More than 15 years of experience in business development for leading companies in industry and renewable energy. He studied aerospace engineering in the University of Notre Dame (USA) and got an MBA from IESE.

Singapore

English, Indonesian, Spanish

SERGIO MONTANO

Sergio is an expert in biotechnology and life sciences with more than ten years of professional experience in multiple companies in Sweden, United Kingdom and Spain, including Genzyme (Sanofi group), Health in Code or Unayta. He holds a degree in Molecular Biology from Södertörns högskola (Stockholm) and a PhD in Medical Research from Karlokinska Institutet. In addition, he has obtained a master’s degree in business development for the life sciences industry. He speaks English, German and Swedish and lives in A Coruña.

A Coruña, Spain

English, German, Swedish, Spanish

JULIO FERNÁNDEZ

Economist with over ten years of experience in business consulting and consulting, accounting analysis and financial project management, in sectors such as technology, banking or insurance. He is a specialist in financial and accounting analysis, strategic business analysis, financial models, business statistics, and financial markets.

He has worked on international projects for important multinational companies such as Google, IBM, Marsh and McLenan or Dell. Resides in Dublin, Ireland.

Dublin, Ireland

English, Spanish

PETRA PIMMINGER

Petra has more than 18 years of experience in coordination of international events and congresses. She has gathered a long experience as cultural guide in Madrid, Toledo, Avila and Segovia, as well as several Spanish regions. She is a translator and interpreter between German, English and Spanish. She has a Magister degree in History and Hispanic Philology from the University of Vienna, and she is an official guide in the Madrid Region.

Madrid, Spain

German, English, Portuguese, French, Spanish

MIGUEL VILLARRICA

He is a professional with an extensive experience in macroeconomic analysis and market research. He worked as macroeconomic analyst and as business intelligence analyst at Invest in Spain (ICEX), as well as Assistant to the Embassy of Spain Trade Office in Berlin and as commercial banking manager at BBVA. He has a graduate in Economics and postgraduate studies in market analysis, banking and corporate.

Madrid, Spain

English, German, Spanish

ELOISA LOPEZ DE SILANES

More than fifteen years of experience. She has worked in FMCG in financial and strategic analysis, geographical expansion, and launch of new products, sourcing analysis and production costs. In recent years she has worked in consulting projects for international business expansion. Graduated in International Business from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid and Northeastern Universtity in Boston. Experience in the United States, Europe, South Africa and Latin America.

Madrid, Spain

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

CAMILLA SHARP

With over 20 years of experience in trade and foreign direct investment, Camilla has worked for the regional government of Madrid, the Spanish Ministry of Economy and, most recently, for Conway Events. Prior to these roles, she worked as a journalist, a venture capitalist and a management consultant for KPMG. She holds a BA in Classics from the University of Exeter and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

United Kingdom

English, French, Spanish