Joaquín Fernández de Piérola Marín

CEO, Abengoa

Joaquín Fernández de Piérola Marín

CEO, Abengoa

Biography

Joaquín Fernández de Piérola Marín holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business from the University of Zaragoza. He specialised in Market Research at the University of West England, Bristol, U.K., and took the General Management Program course at the IESE Business School.

He has worked in the Economic and Commercial Offices in Riad (Saudi Arabia) and Bagdad (Iraq) and was also International Director for Infrastructure at gHT. In 2003, he joined Befesa Agua (Abengoa’s former environmental infrastructure company), holding different positions in both commercial and concession fields. He became Business Development Vice President for the
Middle East and Asia in Abengoa’s engineering and construction area and, thereafter served as President and General Manager of Abengoa Mexico, as well as Country Manager for Mexico.

In November 2015, he was appointed as General Manager of Abengoa and, in March 2016, became Chief Executive Officer of the company and Vice President of its Board of Directors.

Session:

Day 2: Tuesday 25th April 2017

08:45 – 10:15 – Opening Plenary – CEO Forum