Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Aena
Since 16th July 2018
Degree in Economic and Business Science (major in Economics) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Barcelona
Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance from the Banco de España Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI), Madrid
Before joining Aena he held various executive positions in both the public and private sectors.
He started his professional career as an economic analysis consultant at Solchaga, Recio & Asociados, where he worked from September 1999 to May 2004.
In the public sector, Mr. Lucena was Director General of the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) from July 2004 to May 2010, and CEO of Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España (ISDEFE) from May 2010 to February 2012.
He was Chairman of the European Space Agency (ESA) Council from July 2008 to June 2010.
In the private sector, he has held various roles at Banco Sabadell, from June 2016 to July 2018, including Director of Equity and Prudential Management and Director of Prudential Regulation and Public Policy.
He was also a Member of Parliament of Catalonia and the spokesperson for the Socialist Parliamentary Group from December 2012 to October 2015.
Mr. Lucena was in 2002 an associate professor in the Economics Department at Carlos III University in Madrid. He is the author of En busca de la pócima mágica. Las políticas industriales y de innovación que funcionan…y las que no, a book on industrial policy, published in 2013.
He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Aena on 16th July 2018.
Ángel Luis Sanz Sanz
Director of Aena’s Chairman & CEO Office, Regulation and Public Policies
Since July 30th, 2018
MSc in Aeronautical Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
Management Development Programme at ESADE Business School
He has been Director of Aena’s Chairman & CEO Office, Regulation and Public Policies since 2018. From this position he supports Aena’s Chairman & CEO, maintains internal coordination at relevant issues and channels institutional relations at local, national, and European levels.
Before joining Aena, he held different management positions in both the public and private sectors:
From 1994 to 2002, he worked at Indra where he was engineering responsible at different aeronautical maintenance projects.
In 2002 he joined Isdefe, a state-owned company which provides engineering and consultancy services to the Spanish Public Administration and the European Institutions, where he performed different roles from Project Leader to Business Area Manager and Division Director. During his last stage at Isdefe, from 2012 to 2018, he was the Director in charge of the Consulting and Strategic Processes Division, from where Isdefe provides services related to public sector strategic planning, process efficiency improvement, cost analysis, technological and RD&I policies, public procurement, acquisition programmes, logistics, strategic infrastructures and energy security.
Since 2008, he lectures on Public Contracts Technical Efficiency at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) post-graduate programs. He has also acted as external sensor for the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN).
Elena Roldán Centeno
Secretary of the Board of Directors and General Secretary at Aena, S.M.E., S.A.
She holds a degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She has been a State Attorney since 1998.
She has been a member of different collegiate bodies and working groups in the public sector and of the Vida Silver Project Advisory Board promoted by IFEMA.
She began her professional career as a State Attorney in the Superior Courts of Justice of Catalonia and Madrid (1998-2002). Later, she joined the Spanish Tax Agency (AEAT) as the Assistant Director of Legal Services.
Following eight years at the AEAT, she went on to the Audiencia Nacional (National Court) for a year to manage contentious-administrative proceedings in the Telecommunications area. In 2012, she joined the Ministry of Employment, taking on a dual role as Head State Attorney in the Ministry of Employment and Coordinator of the legal assistance agreements with the Foundation for the prevention of occupational hazards and with the Economic and Social Council.
Since 2016, when she joined IFEMA, she has held different positions of responsibility in the legal area, with significant work in cultural and digital transformation projects as head of the Transformation Office and leader of the Fundación IFEMA Lab. Also of note in this professional period is the implementation of a Regulatory Compliance System.
From July 2021 to April 2022, she worked as State Attorney at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
As of 3 may 2022, she is the General Secretary and Secretary of the Board at Aena, SME, S.A.
José Leo Vizcaíno
CFO of Aena SME, S.A.
Since July 2015
Graduated in Economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Between September 2006 and June 2015 he was CFO of BAA Group, currently Heathrow Airport Holdings, and member of the Board of Directors. CFO of AMEY plc, a British transportation infrastructure support and facility management provider between 2003 and 2006.
Previously, Chief Executive of Ferrovial Telecommunications (1991-2003); CFO and Business Development Manager at AGROMAN (1995-1999).
Main Committee member of The 100 Group of Finance Directors, which includes the CFOs and Finance Directors of companies in the FTSE 100 and other major UK companies.
Begoña Gosálvez Mayordomo
Director of Organisation and People of Aena SME, S.A.
Since September 2005
Degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid
IESE's Management Development Programme (PDD)
She has extensive experience spanning over twenty years in the field of Human Resources, having performed a variety of roles in this area.
She was Assistant Director of Organisation and Human Resources from 2004 to 2005, and the Director of Organisation and People of Aena SME, S.A. from September 2005.
María Gómez Rodríguez
Aena Communications Manager
Since October 2018
Degree in Journalism from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Expert in Economic Information by the Universidad Zaragoza and the Asociación de Periodistas de Información Económica (economic press association), and she holds a Technician degree in Financial Markets from the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles
From January to September 2018, she was Digital Communication Manager at Banco Sabadell.
From March 2015 to December 2017, she was responsible for the Social Media & Financial Contents at Banco Sabadell.
From April 2007 to April 2015, she worked as Web and TV editor at www.bolsamania.com.
She has been Aena Communications Manager since October 2018.
Javier Marín San Andrés
Executive Vice President at Aena, S.M.E., S.A.
Joined Aena in 1991
MSc in Aeronautical Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid
He completed the program of Economic and Financial Management at the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and the Senior Management program (PADE) at IESE
Currently, he is Executive Vice President at Aena SME, S.A., Managing Director at Aena Internacional, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aeroportos do Nordeste do Brasil S.A. (ANB) and Chairman of Bloco de Onze Aeroportos do Brasil S.A. (BOAB). As Executive Vice President, he manages the Airports business unit, the Commercial and Real Estate business unit, the Innovation, Sustainability and Client Experience Directorate, the IT and Digitalisation Directorate and Aena’s international subsidiaries.
He is also Executive Committee Member of ACI EUROPE (Airport Council International), Regional Advisor of ACI World and member of the Madrid Territorial Council of IESE, Alumni Association.
He has held a number of management positions since joining Aena in 1991: Executive Board Member (2020 – Feb. 2023) Managing Director -Airports (2017- Feb.2013) Managing Director - Aena (2014-2017), Managing Director- Aena Aeropuertos S.A (2011-2014) and Director of Spanish Airports (2004-2011). He was also previously Managing Director - Air Navigation Services and Director of Corporate Development.
He has been a member of the Boards of Directors of different aeronautical infrastructure companies: Centros Logísticos Aeroportuarios S.A. (CLASA), Ingeniería y Economía del Transporte S.A. (INECO), London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL), of the mexican companies, Aeropuertos Mexicanos del Pacífico SA de CV(AMP) and Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico S.A.P.I. de CV (GAP), of the colombian companies, Aeropuertos del Caribe, S.A. (ACSA), Sociedad Aeroportuaria de la Costa, S.A. (SACSA) and Aerocali, S.A. He has also been President of ACI EUROPE.
Prior to joining Aena, he worked for the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid, the Spanish Civil Aviation Authorities, the Paris-based Eurocontrol Experimental Centre and Indra.
Amparo Brea Álvarez
Director of innovation and cross-cutting strategic projects at Aena
Since October 2019
Aeronautical engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Senior Management Programme (IESE) and has obtained the MPM Project Management Diploma (CEU)
Since joining Aena in 1996, she has held different positions, including: director of infrastructures, director of infrastructure planning, director of infrastructure and investment planning and director of planning and environment. In this last period, from March 2012 to October 2019, she has stood out for her leadership in the preparation of proposals for the expansion of the different airports, through her Master Plans, as well as in the preparation and control of Aena’s investment plan. She has also promoted the company’s sustainability and climate change policy.
She has been director of innovation and cross-cutting strategic projects at Aena since October 2019.
María José Cuenda Chamorro
Commercial and Real Estate Managing Director (previously, Deregulated Business) at Aena SME, S.A.
Since March 2019
Degree in Economic and Business Science from the Extremadura University
Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Instituto de Empresa and attended the Senior Management Programme (PADE) at IESE
She joined Aena in 1996 in the commercial and marketing department of Palma de Mallorca airport. Since then she has held the positions of head of the Commercial Division of Tenerife South airport, Director of Almeria airport, head of the Commercial Network and Commercial Services Management Division, Director of Commercial Development and Director of Commercial Services.
She has been the Commercial and Real Estate Managing Director (previously, Deregulated Business) at Aena SME, S.A. since March 2019.
Elena Mayoral Corcuera
Airports Managing Director, Aena, S.M.E., S.A.
Aeronautical engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid
BA in Art History from UNED
Executive MBA from the Industrial Organisation School and graduate of the IESE Executive Development Programme
Aena’s Director of Airport Planning and Regulatory Control from April 2021 to February 2023. She was Aena’s Director of Planning and the Environment between 2019 and 2021, Director of Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport between 2013 and 2019, and, previously, director of the airports of Valladolid and Ibiza.
She joined Aena in 2002 in the Planning Directorate, where she worked on analysis and forecasting for airport infrastructures, as well as Supply and Demand Prospecting and Analysis. She began her career in the private sector, working for engineering consultancies, on studies and projects relating to different airport infrastructures in Spain, the United Kingdom and Germany.
She was a board member of ACI World between 2016 and 2022. She is also a board member of Aena Internacional.