Associate Dean & Secretary General of Boards, as well as Adjunct Professor in Communication Strategy, at IE Business School (Spain). Formerly, Founding-Dean, IE School of Communication-IE University. Areas of interest and study: corporate communication, international journalism, public opinion/image and philanthropy.
Previous management experience (mid-executive at Telefónica Group, consulting at MindCopter and news reporter at Canal Plus and Cadena Ser-Prisa Group). Member, WEF’s (World Economic Forum) Global Agenda Council on Informed Societies (CH). Member, International Editorial Advisory Board, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator (U.S). Executive Chair for Academic Development, DIRCOM Professional Association (Spain). Education: Ph.D. in Communication (Faculty’s Outstanding Award), Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). M.A. in Journalism, El Pais newspaper-Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. E.C., History, Politics and Management, Lunds Universitet (Sweden). Doctoral research and grants received at: University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University-Real Colegio Complutense (U.S), University of Westminster (UK) and United Nations University-International Leadership Institute (Jordan).
Academic and divulgative publications in: International Journal of Communication, Convergence, Corporate Reputation Review, Journal of Website Promotion, Global Media Journal, Marketing Journal, Telos, Zer, Información Pública, Escribanía, Foreign Policy, Política Exterior, Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos, Communication Director and El Confidencial.com.