Paloma Martín is a Graduate of Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and holds a PhD from Rey Juan Carlos University.
Since August 2019, she is the Regional Minister of the Environment, Urban Planning and Sustainability of the Autonomous Community of Madrid. President of Fundación Canal and Sierra de Guadarrama National Park. She also serves as a delegate to the Government Committee for Economic Affairs. Until her appointment, she was a director at Deloitte. Prior to this, she held positions in the Regional Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the Autonomous Community of Madrid, and has worked in the Ministry of Public Administration. She was also the spokesperson for Justice and Home Affairs in the Assembly of Madrid.
She has served as a member of the Urban Planning Commission (2011-2014), a member of the Environment Council (2014-2015) and a member of the Madrid Institute for Rural, Agricultural and Food Research and Development (IMIDRA) Board of Directors (2011-2014).
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Mr. Mariano González Sáez
Mariano González es licenciado en Derecho y funcionario de carrera perteneciente al Cuerpo Técnico Superior de la Administración General del Estado. En los últimos treinta años, ha desempeñado diversos puestos de responsabilidad en materia ambiental en los tres niveles de la Administración Pública: el Ministerio de Medio Ambiente; la Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Vivienda y Agricultura de la Comunidad de Madrid, de la que deja el cargo como viceconsejero; y la Concejalía de Medio Ambiente del Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
Ha sido vocal del consejo de administración del Instituto para la Diversificación y el Ahorro Energético (IDAE), de la Sociedad Estatal de Gestión de Aguas de la Cuenca del Norte, de la Sociedad Estatal de Aguas de la Cuenca del Tajo, de la empresa Madrid Movilidad del Ayuntamiento de Madrid, de la empresa Gestión y Desarrollo del Medio Ambiente de la Comunidad de Madrid (GEDESMA) y del Instituto Madrileño de Investigación y Desarrollo Rural, Agrario y Alimentario (IMIDRA).
Ente Público Canal de Isabel II Representante persona física Pablo José Rodríguez Sardinero
Es Licenciado en Derecho por el Centro Universitario C.E.U. “Luis Vives”, por la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares y Diplomado en Gestión Empresarial y en Derecho Comunitario por el Centro Universitario C.E.U. “Luis Vives”.
Ha desempeñado los cargos públicos de Director General de Transportes de la Comunidad de Madrid, Alcalde de Arganda del Rey, Primer Teniente de Alcalde y Concejal de Educación, Cultura y Deporte; Segundo Teniente de Alcalde y Concejal de Servicios de la Ciudad y Concejal de Cultura y Juventud de Arganda del Rey.
En la actualidad es Director Gerente del Ente Público Canal de Isabel II, en virtud del Acuerdo adoptado por el Consejo de Administración del Ente Público Canal de Isabel II de fecha 1 de Marzo de 2021.
Mr. Francisco Muñoz García
Agronomist with a Degree in Environmental and Sanitary Biology, graduate in Environmental Sciences and Diploma in Advanced Studies in the Agricultural, Food and Environmental Chemistry program. Civil servant of the Corps of Agronomic Engineers of the State and diploma in Higher Studies of National Defense by CESEDEN (Africa course). He has developed his administrative career in different positions and Administrations such as the Junta de Andalucía, Government Delegations in Andalucía and Madrid, Ministry of the Environment, and Rural and Marine Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment and Ministry for Ecological Transition. At the proposal of the Madrid City Council, where he holds the position of general director of Water and Green Areas Management, his appointment as proprietary director was approved by the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Canal de Isabel II in December 2019.
Mr. Guillermo Hita Téllez
A graduate in Physics, he has also studied Industrial Engineering at the Higher School of Industrial Engineers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and has a master’s degree in the Development of Computer Applications from the Complutense IT Institute. With a career in the civil service, until June 2015 he worked at the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, in the position of Project Manager of Computer Systems. In addition, in the field of computer technologies, he has worked at the laboratory of the Quality Control and Research Centre of the National Consumer Institute, belonging to the Ministry of Health, Social Polices and Equality; and in the Management of the Social Security department, of the Ministry of Employment and Social Security. Since June 2015, he has been the mayor of Arganda del Rey, where he has been a councillor since 2007. Since November 2015, he has been the president of the Federation of Districts of Madrid.
Mr. Jaime Sánchez Gallego
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Bac. / MSc. in Industrial Engineering from Carlos III University. He has been a visiting predoctoral researcher at the University of Washington (Seattle), is pursuing a PhD at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and holds several postgraduate degrees in engineering and management. He is currently responsible for international innovation in the automotive sector. He also serves as associate professor at the European University of Madrid, researcher at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and business advisor. He has previously worked as an Engineer and Executive in various sectors (energy, defense, aerospace and automotive) both as company staff and as an entrepreneur/freelance. He has been General Director of Sustainability and Climate Change of the State of Madrid, trustee of the Energy Foundation of the Community of Madrid (FENERCOM) and member, among other bodies at the State of Madrid, of the Scientific Committee for Climate Change, of the Environment Council, of the Advisory Council for the development of the 2030 Agenda in the Community of Madrid, or of the Madrid Urban Planning Commission, as well as advisor in various urban consortia of the Community of Madrid.
Mr. Antonio Javier Cordero Ferrero
Doctor in Business Economics and Accounting, professionally registered as an Economist and as a Lawyer, he completed an Executive Master in Technological and Industrial Management from the EOI business school. He is a University Specialist in Business Law from the UPM, DEA in Financial Economics and Accounting from the UNED and an Accounting Expert accredited by the Register of Accounting Experts (REC). He began his professional career in the Finance and Economy Area of ¿¿the Madrid City Council, developing it for the past 30 years to the present in various companies: Red Eléctrica, Radio Televisión Española, Astilleros Españoles, COFIVACASA, IZAR and Navantia, where he has held various managerial positions in the economic, industrial and strategy areas. He is a member of the Management Accounting Committee of AECA and has held various positions as a member of the Management Bodies of companies during the last 20 years. He was appointed independent director of the Board of Directors of Canal de Isabel II, S.A. on November 13, 2017 for the statutory term of 6 years and is a member of its Appointments and Remuneration committees and the Audit Committee.
Ms. Alicia Muñoz Lombardía
She has an extensive experience on boards of directors and providing legal advice to companies and financial entities. She has developed her professional career in the Santander Group, where she has held management positions in the Compliance and General Secretariat, as Government, Regulation and Privacy Director, as Climate Change responsible and as the Board Secretary in more than 30 subsidiaries or affiliated companies, as well as director in several Group companies.
She is currently Deputy Secretary to the Board of Directors of Santander Spain, and director-secretary of several companies of the Group. Iberian Lawyer - Inspiral Law has accredited her as one of the 50 best female lawyers in Spain and Portugal in its 2019 and 2020 editions and was included in the GC Powerlist - Iberia 2016. Legal 500, which recognizes the best company lawyers in Spain and Portugal. She also carries out a teaching activity in managerial programs on corporate sustainability and corporate governance.
She was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Canal de Isabel II at the General Shareholders' Meeting of November 25, 2020, with the category of independent.
Ms. Lourdes Vega Fernández
She has more than 30 years of professional experience in chemical engineering both in business management sector and in the teaching and scientific research sector. Her works and contributions in science, innovation and sustainability have been awarded on numerous occasions. She has filed five patents and published two books and more than 200 scientific articles. In the corporate sphere, she has been an independent director and alternate coordinator of the Board of Directors of Ercros since 2016, where she is currently chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee.
She is a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the founder and director of the Research and Development Centre on CO2 and Hydrogen (RICH) at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi. In addition, she leads several international projects related to clean energy, water treatment and sustainable processes.
She was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Canal de Isabel II at the General Shareholders' Meeting on November 25, 2020, with the category of independent.
Mr. Jaime García-Legaz Ponce
He has an extensive experience as president and CEO of AENA SME, S.A., a company that belongs to IBEX 35, and president and CEO of CESCE, S.A.
He is currently a member of the boards of directors of companies such as AENA Desarrollo Internacional, SME, S.A. DIA, S.A. and Ahorro Corporación Financiera, S.A. He is a Commercial Technician and State Economist and holds a PhD (cum laude) in Economics. He has also held public office in matters of international trade and economics; he has provided consulting services in emerging countries, on financial policy and public debt; and, likewise, he has held different positions in several public sector companies. In the educational field, he is a professor of postgraduate programmes at IE Business School.
He was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Canal de Isabel II at the General Meeting of Shareholders on November 25, 2020, with the category of independent.
Ms. Isabel Aguilera Navarro
She is an architect and urban planner, and she has extensive experience in business, as well as in corporate governance and on boards of directors of numerous companies. She is currently a member of the board of directors of companies such as Socimi Lar España, Oryzon Genomics, Making Science, Clínica Baviera and the Mexican Cemex. In the past, she has been a member of the boards of companies such as Indra, Banco Mare Nostrum, Aegón España, or Banca Farmafactoring, among others. In addition, she has been President of GE Spain and Portugal, General Director of Google Iberia, General Director of Operations of the NH Hoteles group and CEO of Dell Computer for Spain, Italy and Portugal.
She has chaired the Social Council of the University of Seville and has belonged to that of numerous other companies and entities, such as Oracle Iberia, the Farmaindustria employer, Pelayo Mutua de Seguros, the engineering company IKOR Sistemas and the Human Age Institute, of the Manpower group. In addition, she is a member of the advisory board of Deusto Business School and associate professor of Deusto and ESADE Business School, and she performs business consulting functions in strategy, sustainability, operations and innovation.
Mr. Salvador Marín Hernández
Economist and Doctor in Economic and Business Sciences - Financial Economics and Accounting with an Extraordinary Doctorate Award. He has extensive experience in financial economics and accounting, financial and non-financial reporting, controlling, corporate governance, international finance, financial markets, and internationalisation, as well as experience in managerial and administrative positions, both in private companies and in the field of public management.
He is currently the Chairman of the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs (EFAA for SMEs) and a representative at the General Assembly of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG), an advisory body to the European Commission in the field of financial and non-financial reporting. He is also a university lecturer and the author of numerous books and articles in national and international journals on financial and non-financial reporting, business, internationalisation, corporate governance, and sustainability, among other subjects. He is also the General Coordinator of International Professional Regulation of the General Council of Economists of Spain and the Director of the Research Service-Chair of the same organisation.
He has been the President and CEO of COFIDES, as well as Dean-President of the Association of Economists of the Region of Murcia.
D. José Ignacio Tejerina Alfaro
He has a Law Degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1997. A career civil servant belonging to the Corps of Senior General Administration Technicians, ninth promotion.
He is currently the General Technical Secretary of the Regional Ministry of Environment, Housing and Agriculture, with the responsibility of coordinating the Legal Regime, Budget Management and Public Procurement, Human Resources and General Services departments. This Ministry, in the year 2022, employed a total of 2,148 employees, had a spending budget of 528,840,597 euros and has been developing competencies in the fields of the natural environment, energy, circular economy and urban planning, among others.
He is a member of, among other organisations, the Board of Directors of the Agency for the Digital Administration of the Community of Madrid, the Official Gazette of the Community of Madrid, the Agency for Social Housing, the Central Purchasing Board, the Administrative Contracting Advisory Board, as well as the permanent Commissions of the Digital Innovation Council of the Community of Madrid and the Interdepartmental Commission for the Reduction of Administrative Burdens and Administrative Simplification of the Community of Madrid.
Moreover, he is Secretary of the Town Planning Commission and the Environment Council, and a member of the Preparatory Commission for the meetings of the Governing Council of the Community of Madrid.
From August 2019 to August 2020, he served as the Technical General Secretary of what was then the Regional Ministry of the Environment, Territorial Planning and Urban Planning, performing the functions of Secretary and Legal Adviser of the Obras de Madrid company during that period.
Previously, he had been Deputy Director General of the Community of Madrid in the areas of protected housing, protection and guardianship of minors, pharmaceutical management, health training and employment.
He has also carried out preparation tasks for candidates to the Group A Corps of both the State Administration and the Community of Madrid, which specialises in public sector contracting.
D.ª Cristina Aparicio Maeztu
She holds a degree in Physical Sciences and Materials Engineering from the Complutense University. She also has an Executive MBA from IESE Business School.
Since July 2021, she has been the General Director of the Circular Economy of the Community of Madrid, with competencies in waste management, water quality and environmental inspection and sanction for the Region.
Before joining the Regional Ministry of the Environment, Agriculture and Housing, she developed her professional career in Spain and Mexico at the CEMEX multinational company; where she held managerial positions in environmental, strategy and innovation matters and served as a consultant in several investee companies.
She has extensive experience in management, industrial processes, construction, climate change, circular economy, energy, corporate governance, and venture capital.
D. Fernando Arlandis Pérez
A graduate in Biological Sciences (Valencia, 1990), he also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, 1997). In 1998 he completed the Advanced Course of the Energy Business of the Spanish Energy Club.
At Canal de Isabel II (2004-2021) he was Deputy Director of Studies, Member of the Management Committee and Director of Energy Liaison within the Canal de Isabel II Strategic Plan. He is a founding member and head of the Energy Committee of AEAS (Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation Companies). Among his responsibilities at Canal, mention must also be made of the management of European funds from the ERDF and Cohesion Funds.
Previously (1996-2004), he was Director of Consulting in the Utilities area of PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), working on business strategy projects for companies or public administrations, including Iberdrola, Endesa, Unión Fenosa, Cepsa or Hidrocantábrico, the Ministry of the Environment, CSE, ICEX, BBVA, as well as multiple public administrations.
He began his professional career in the Iberdrola group (1990-1996) in IBERSAIC and UITESA (Ibero-American Union of Electrical Technology), these companies being currently integrated into IBERINCO.
Associate Professor of Business Economics at Charles III University (2007-2021), as well as at other public and private training centres, including the University of Castile-La Mancha and the Higher Institute for Energy of the Repsol Group.
Ms. María del Carmen Tejera
She is a State Lawyer and a Graduate in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. She has been secretary of the Board of the National Lottery and State Gambling Company (SELAE), of the National Heritage Property Management Company (SEGIPSA), of Acción Cultural Española, S.A. (ACE), of the Sociedad Estatal de Exposiciones Internacionales, S.A. and the EFE Agency. She was a director of various companies, such as SELAE, SEIASA and INISAS. She has held various posts in the Government Legal Service, such as Head of the Government legal service at the Ministry of the Treasury, Economy and Finance, at the Secretariat of State of Economy, in the Government Legal Services at Avila and Segovia; and other posts at Government legal services, such as before the Supreme Court, before the High Court of Justice of Madrid, at the Ministry of Health, at the Railway Infrastructure Management Body (GIF), at the Government’s Regional Office in Madrid and at the Regional Administrative-Economic Court of Madrid.