José Díaz-Caneja

Director General, ACCIONA Agua

José Díaz-Caneja

Director General, ACCIONA Agua

Biography

José Díaz-Caneja holds an MSc in Civil Engineering from Madrid Polytechnic University and an MBA from IESE Business School. With comprehensive experience in the infrastructure sector, in both publicly and privately financed projects, and after having worked in large infrastructure groups in Latin America and Spain, he joined ACCIONA Agua’s International Business Development Department in 2002. In 2007 he joined ForoPPP Infraestructuras – a private PPP institution – as Managing Director for a 4 year period, and in 2011 he joined ACCIONA Agua as Middle East and African Development Director, becoming Managing Director of ACCIONA Agua (ACCIONA Group’s Water Division) in January 2014.

Additionally he has been a member of the EPEC Private Sector Forum, Professor at ESinfra (Nebrija University, Madrid) and at MEDIP Master (Madrid Polytechnic University).

Acciona Agua is a global company belonging to Acciona Group (www.acciona.com / IBEX 35 Madrid Stock Exchange), with operations in about 30 countries. Acciona Agua is focused on managing  the water life cycle, providing supply and utility services to several millions of customers, and developing, designing, constructing and operating drinking water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants and reverse-osmosis desalination plants. ACCIONA Agua is committed to innovation and the application of the latest technologies, together with ensuring sustainability throughout all its areas of activity.

 

Session:

Day 1: Monday 24th April 2017

16:00 – 17:30 – Industrial Working Group  Water for Growth Initiative Part 2: Financing Industrial Water