Shareholders and investors
The Board of Directors is the Company’s highest administrative and representative body. It is also a supervisory and control body that carries out its duties with unity of purpose and independently of the management, treats its shareholders equally and puts the Company’s corporate interests before everything else.
As part of the Company's commitment to its shareholders, the Board of Directors carries out its activities in accordance with corporate governance regulations set out, principally, in the Company's Articles of Association, the Regulations for the General Meeting of Shareholders, the Regulations for the Board of Directors and in its various Corporate Policies.
As the body that supervises and controls the Company’s activities, it has the authority to establish management strategies and guidelines, to implement and see to the establishment of the appropriate information procedures for shareholders and markets in general, and to make the appropriate decisions on especially important business and financial transactions, among other things.
Besides the above, it is also the body responsible for approving Corporate Policies, including those for Corporate Governance, Sustainability, Risk Control and Management, Regulatory Compliance and Information Security.
In accordance with its Regulations, it entrusts the management team and corresponding executive bodies with the Company’s day-to-day business management.
In addition, it also set up the Executive Committee, the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee, the Audit Committee and the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee.
Aena's Board of Directors is currently made up of 15 directors: 7 independent directors (including the First Deputy Chairman), 6 proprietary (appointed by the majority shareholder ENAIRE) and 2 executive directors (Chairman-CEO and Second Deputy Chairman).
At present the number of female Directors accounts for 53% of the members of the Board of Directors.
Chairman and CEO
Chairman & CEO
Before joining Aena he held various executive positions in the public and private sector. He began his professional career as an economic analysis consultant at Solchaga, Recio & Asociados, where he worked from September 1999 to May 2004.
In the public business sector, he was General Manager for the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) from July 2004 to May 2010, and CEO for Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España (ISDEFE) from May 2010 to February 2012. He was Chairman of the European Space Agency Board (ESA) from July 2008 to June 2010.
In the private sector, his roles include Banco Sabadell Director of Equity and Prudential Management from June 2016 to October 2017, and Director of Prudential Regulation and Public Policy from November 2017 to July 2018. Furthermore, he was a member of parliament and spokesman for the Socialist Parliamentary Group in the Government of Catalonia from December 2012 to October 2015.
In academia, he was an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Carlos III University in Madrid. He has been Chairman and CEO of the Board of Directors of Aena SME, S.A. since 16 July 2018 and President of the Executive Committee. He was re-elected at the Annual General Meeting on 31 March 2022. Additionally, since 24 July 2018, he is President of Aena Desarrollo Internacional S.M.E, S.A .
Jaime Terceiro Lomba
First Vice President
Assistant Professor at ETSIA (1975-1978), associate professor (1978) and professor (1980) of econometrics and statistical methods in the Economics and Business Faculty at Complutense University.
First Vice-rector of Complutense University and Director of the Quantitative Economics Department. Academic member of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. On the board of trustees of various foundations. King of Spain’s Economics Prize (2012). Diplom Ingenieur at Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB) (1970-1974).
Director General of Banco Hipotecario de España (1981-1983). Executive Chairman of Caja de Madrid (1988-1996). Independent director and member of the executive committee of Bankinter (2008-2020); currently advisor to the board and its committees.
Appointed to the board of Aena, S.A. on 3 June 2015 and re-elected on 29 October 2020, and appointed First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aena, S.M.E., S.A. on 27 February 2023. He is also a member of the audit committee and the executive committee.
Javier Marín San Andrés
Second Vice President
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.
On 29 October 2020 he was appointed as director of Aena, S.M.E., S.A., Javier Marín San Andrés has 340 Aena's shares.
Pilar Arranz Notario
She has been part of the Senior Body of State Civil Administrators since 1992. From May 2008 to 2010 she was director of the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP). From December 2000 to May 2009 she was the director of Air Navigation Training and Studies at SENASA.
From 1991 to 2000, she held different positions in the Ministry for Social Affairs, the Ministry for Home Affairs, at Aena as the head of the Air Navigation HR Planning division, in the Ministry for Public Administrations as the deputy director for Personnel, and in Correos y Telégrafos as the deputy director for HR Management. Until July 2016, she was an advisory member of the State Secretariat for Infrastructure, Transport and Housing of the Ministry of Public Works.
From July 2016, she is an advisory of the cabinet minister of for Transport, Mobility and Urban Development.
On 19 November 2012 she was appointed as director of Aena, S.A. (previously Aena Aeropuertos, S.A.) and was re-elected for a last period on 20 April 2023. She is also a member of the Executive Comittee and of Sustainability and Climate Action Committee.
María Carmen Corral Escribano
She has solid professional experience in strategic planning, financing mechanisms and the promotion of projects relating to the transport sector, in the public and private sectors.
She is currently assistant Director-General of Planning, the Trans-European Network and Logistics, in charge of coordinating planning policies and managing trans-European transport networks and Spanish and European institutional relationships in that regard, multi-modal infrastructure planning and coordination or application of European sectoral financing programmes, such as the Connecting Europe Facility, regional development and the recovery plan for sustainable, digital transport.
She is a member of the State Secretariat of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda and a director of the high-speed rail public business entity ADIF Alta velocidad.
Since 2006, she has held various posts at the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, starting in the Directorate-General for Roads, and, before joining the General State Administration (AGE), worked in the field of special structures. Previously, she held the post of Technical Director at the same State Secretariat and was in charge of starting up the Recovery Plan Office at Ineco.
On 20 April 2023, she was appointed proprietary director of Aena S.M.E., S.A., and is a member of the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee.
Irene Cano Piquero
She has been the General Manager of Meta Spain and Portugal since June 2012, where she heads the Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp strategy in the Spanish and Portuguese markets.
She joined Facebook, now called Meta, in January 2010 as Commercial and Business Development Manager, after more than 10 years of experience in the sector, where she has worked for the most prestigious technology companies. Before managing the Meta Spain team, she developed her professional career at Google, firstly as head of operations in 2003 and then as Manager of Agencies in 2006.
Previously, she had worked for 3 years in Yahoo!´s commercial department. Over the course of her professional career, she also managed the Commercial Department of Orange Spain in 2009. She actively collaborates with various NGOs, including Fundación Vicente Ferrer.
On 29 October 2020 she was appointed as director of Aena S.M.E., S.A. She has also been the President of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee since 28 April 2021 and is a member of the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mª del Coriseo González-Izquierdo Revilla
She has solid experience in the development of internationalization strategies and processes. She has been Managing Director of ICEX - Spain Export and Investment, and has been assigned as Chief Counselor in the Economic and Commercial Offices of Spain in Japan, Shanghai, Ghana, Jordan and Iraq.
She has been Vice President of the Leading Brands of Spain Forum and member of the Board of Trustees of the Spain-USA, Spain-China, Spain-Japan and Spain-Australia Council Foundations.
She has served on the Boards of Directors of ICO, ICEX and the Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI).
At the multilateral level, she has held the position of Senior Operations Officer (MENA) of the World Bank for private sector sustainable development.
She is currently Director of Corporate Planning and Management (CFO) at Operador del Mercado Ibérico de la Energía (OMIE), a private company that manages the spot electricity market in the Iberian Peninsula and participates very actively in the operation of the wholesale gas market.
She is a member of the Jaime Garralda Foundation - Open Horizons. In the teaching field, she has been an associate professor of Commercial Law at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
On 31 March 2022, she was appointed independent director of Aena, S.M.E., S.A. She is also a member of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee and of the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee.
Manuel Delacampagne Crespo
He currently holds the position of Deputy Director of Sector Analysis since September 2021.
A career civil servant, he began his professional experience at the Secretary of State for Commerce. Subsequently, he was appointed as representative of Spain on the Executive Board of the African Development Bank Group in Tunisia between 2010 and 2013.
Until 2015, he remained linked to matters related to multilateral financial institutions and development cooperation policies at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness in Madrid.
Between 2015 and 2016 he worked as an advisor in the cabinet of the Secretary of State for the Economy and Business Support. Subsequently, between 2016 and 2020, he was working in the cabinet of successive finance ministers, mainly on issues related to the Spanish economy.
In 2020 he began to work in the General Directorate of Economic Policy, in regulatory matters, being appointed Deputy Director of Sector Analysis in September 2021.
In addition to his career in the General State Administration, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Sociedad Estatal Correos (Spanish Postal Service) and the Sociedad Hipódromo de la Zarzuela (Zarzuela Hippodrome Society), being also Chairman of the Auditing Committee of the latter.
He was appointed a director of Aena, SME, S.A. and a member of the Audit Committee on 28 October 2021.
Leticia Iglesias Herraiz
She began her career in 1987 in the Audit Division of Arthur Andersen. Between 1989 and 2007, she developed her professional career at the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV).
From 2007 to 2013, she was CEO of the Instituto de Censores Jurados de España (ICJCE). Between 2013 and 2017 she was also an independent director, member of the Executive Committee, chair of the Global Risk Committee and member of the Audit Committee at Banco Mare Nostrum, S.A. (BMN).
During 2017 and 2018, she held the positions of independent director in Abanca Servicios Financieros, EFC, and president of the Mixed Audit and Risk Commission. Since May 2018, she has been an independent director, and since June 2022 she has been chairwoman of the Comprehensive Risk Committee and a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee of ABANCA CORPORACION BANCARIA, S.A.
Since October 2018, she has been an independent director and member of the Audit and Control Committee and the Appointments, Remuneration and Sustainability Committee of LAR ESPAÑA REAL ESTATE SOCIMI, S.A. In October 2020, she was appointed independent director of ACERINOX, S.A and is currently chairwoman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Sustainability Committee. Since December 2021, she has been a member of the International Advisory Board of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Comillas Pontifical University. Likewise, since 2013, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the ICADE Business Club and, since 2015, she has been a Trustee of the Prodis Special Employment Center Foundation. In August 2022, she was appointed independent director and chairwoman of the Audit Committee of Imantia Capital SGIIC.
On 9 April 2019, she was appointed director of Aena, SME, S.A. and re-elected on 20 April 2023. From 9 April 2019 to 9 April 2023, she was the chair of the Audit Committee and currently remains a member of the Audit Committee. She has also been a member of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee since 28 April 2021.
Amancio López Seijas
He is chairman and CEO of the companies of the Group led by the company Hoteles Turísticos Unidos, S.A. He has dedicated his entire professional career to this company and has managed it since its founding in 1977. The company has a hotel operating division which boasts a portfolio of more than 140 establishments.
He is chairman of the Social Council of the Rey Juan Carlos University (URJC), member of the Turespaña Advisory Board and the Consultative Council of the Catalan employers' association, Foment del Treball, Co-Chair of the AMCHAM Tourism Committee and member of the Board of Directors of the Circle Business Alliance for IBEOAMÉRICA (CEAPI) and the Livery Company of Hoteles Barcelona, as well as Member of the Tourism Round Table.
On 3 June 2015 he was appointed as director of Aena, S.A. and he was re-elected on 29 October 2020. He has chaired the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee since 9 April 2019.
Angélica Martínez Ortega
She has over 15 years of experience in the public sector (General State Administration Services), undertaking the planning, supervision and control of various public spending areas, preparing reports on provisions and economic-financial management activity, and taking part in working groups for the preparation of regulatory projects related to the various areas of public spending.
She has been the Technical Secretary-General at the Ministry of for Transport, Mobility and Urban Development since June 2018. From February 2010 to June 2018, she held the post of Subdirector-General for Intervention and Fiscalisation at the Comptroller General’s Office, being responsible for the planning and coordination of pre-court control activities in various areas of public spending.
Previously, she held responsibilities in various other positions at the Comptroller General’s Office (Intervention Delegate at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Intervention Delegate at the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Subdirectorate-General for Intervention and Fiscalisation).
She was previously a member of the Boards of Directors of CETARSA and RUMASA. She was appointed to the Board of Directors of Aena SME, S.A. on 16 July 2018 and she was re-elected on 20 April 2023. She is a member of the Executive Committee.
Juan Río Cortés
His strong professional career, with over 20 years’ experience in TMT, has enabled him to dedicate nearly a decade to emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He has worked in over 20 countries in four continents with various types of teams.
Mr Rio's experience, ranging from technology to the telecommunications industry, provides with a deep understanding of the digital scene, including the development of commercial models, associations and digital-service assessments.
He is currently the senior General Manager at the San Francisco headquarters of the US consultancy firm, FTI Consulting, where he is part of the Strategic Consultancy team in telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) in the United States.
He was previously the Chair of Delta Partners Corp., a leading multinational in consultancy and investment in TMT, and the manager of its office in Silicon Valley. Delta Partners was acquired in July 2020 by FTI Consulting.
On 22 December 2020, he was appointed independent director of Aena, S.M.E., S.A. and member of the Audit Committee until 29 November 2022, becoming a member of the Sustainability and Climate Action Committee on the same day.
Tomás Varela Muiña
As of 2022, he is an independent director and advisor at Finalbion S.L.U., and an independent director at Julius Baer, as well as a member of the Auditing Committee and the Development and Innovation Committee. He has also held various positions as independent director during the last 15 years. Among others, in TSB Banking Group in the United Kingdom, in the joint venture insurance companies between Zurich Insurance and Banco Sabadell. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sabadell Asset Management.
From 1992 to 2021, he was an executive at Banco Sabadell. For the last 10 years, until 2021, he has been the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and, previously, from his entry until 2001, he held the position of Internal Auditing Director.
Likewise, until 1992, he was an executive in the Control and Organisation areas at Allianz Seguros in Spain and, previously, he began his career as an auditor at Price Waterhouse, in Spain, between 1982 and 1988.
The 29 November 2022 he was named independent director of Aena, S.M.E., S.A., as well as member of the Auditing Committee and the Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee. Since April 10, 2023, he has been chairman of the Audit Committee.
María Isabel Badía Gamarra
In 2007, she was appointed as a career civil servant in the Higher Cadastral Management Body and the Cadastral Technical Management Body, coming under the Ministry of Finance, and passed both entrance exams in the same year.
After first jointing the Cadastral Regional Management in the Canary Islands in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, she performed various duties at the Ministry of Housing, as Head of the Legal Department and Technical Adviser. She was also head of the marine-land public domain integrated management area at the Directorate-General for the Coast and Sea at the Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs.
From 2011, she carried out various duties at the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda as assistant sub-director of the Sub-directorate-General for Policy and Housing subsidies. From January 2017, she was advisory member of the Directorate-General for Architecture, Housing and Land, and, from 2018 she was Head of the Technical Office at the Secretariat-General for Housing, as well as the Secretariat-General for the Urban Agenda and Housing, a post she held until March 2023, when she was appointed chief of staff of the State Secretariat for Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda, a post she currently holds.
On 20 June 2023, she was appointed as a proprietary director at Aena S.M.E., S.A., as well as a member the Executive Committee.
Ángela Paloma Martín Fernández
She began her career working as a communications adviser for several companies, such as Llorente & Cuenta and Cicere Comunicación, and as editor and contributor at Campaigns & Elections, having been a consultant and director at Ideograma LATAM (communications consultant working in 10 countries in institutional communications and strategic and corporate communications) and at Bez as a national and international political analyst from the strategic point of view.
In 2017 and 2018, she was a communications and corporate policy consultant. From January 2018 until February 2020, she was an associate professor at the Carlos III University of Madrid, and, in 2020 and 2022, she was a professor of the postgraduate programme in Communication and Political Leadership at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
She was an adviser to the cabinet office of the Interior Ministry from June 2018 until February 2020 and adviser to the cabinet office of the Spanish presidency from February 2020 until 2022.
From September 2022 until April 2023, she was chief of staff of the State Secretariat for Digitisation and Artificial Intelligence at the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. She has been a director at MAYASA (Minas de Almadén y Arrayanes, S.A.SME GRUPO SEPI), at Red.es and at Incibe, and is currently chief of staff of the Ministry for Industry, Trade and Tourism. On 20 June 2023, she was appointed as proprietary director of Aena S.M.E., S.A.
Elena Roldán Centeno
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.
Pablo Hernández-Lahoz Ortiz
As a State's Attorney since 2006, he has held advisory positions in a number of Spanish ministries, such as Education, Social Policy and Sport, Labour and Immigration and Health, Social Policy and Equality.
In the area of contentious work, he was assigned to the Office of the State’s Attorney in Barcelona, he has acted as the coordinator of the Civil and Mercantile Department of the Office of the State’s Attorney, acting before ordinary and arbitration Courts, as well as State’s Attorney-Head of the Insolvency Area.
He has also coordinated the legal assistance agreements for several public state agencies, such as the Sociedad Estatal de Gestión Inmobiliaria del Patrimonio (asset management); Aguas de las Cuencas de España (water management); the Official Credit Institute; the Sociedad Estatal de Infraestructuras de Transporte Terrestre (land transport infrastructures); Fundación CIEN and the CIBERNED Public Consortium.
In the public sector, he has held the position of Technical Secretary General at the Ministry of Employment and Social Security (2012-2018).
On 21 December 2021, he was appointed as Deputy Secretary of the Board for Aena S.M.E., S.A. He also holds the position of Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance at Aena.
Published on 20 June 2023 at 14:45.