Global Managing Director of Public Affairs, Telefónica, Spain
Alberto Andreu (Madrid, 1963) is married and has two children. He holds a Degree in Law at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE-ICAI), a MBA at Instituto de Empresa (IE), and the Phd credits at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE-ICAI). In October 2001 he joined Telefónica. He is Global Managing Director of Public Affairs, within the General Chairman’s Secretariat.
He started his professional career in the Research Department at IE. He worked for CEPSA (Compañía Española de Petróleos) as a Manager of Internal Communication Development. After this period, he joined the banking sector, first in Banesto, as a Manager of Internal Communication and Corporate Identity; later on in Santander Central Hispano, the major Spanish bank, where he was a Managing Director of Corporate Identity and Culture for a period of 2,5 years.
He still teaches at the Instituto de Empresa, as an associate professor of Organizational Behaviour and Corporate Identity and Culture. He has published several articles in technical publications. Additionally, he holds a seat in the Spanish CSR Council, recently created by the Spanish Ministry of Labour and Immigration; he is a Member of the Global Compact Spanish Steering Committee; counsellor of the Javier Benjumea’s Chair of Ethics at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE-ICAI); Chairman of the Commission on the Information Society and Corporate Social Responsibility in AHCIET, and member of counsellor of the Corporate Excellence, Centro for Reputation Leadership.