|Javier Fernández Alonso|
|Carlos Ortega Arias-Paz|
Javier Fernández Alonso
Degree in Business Administration and Management from Deusto University (La Comercial).
He joined the Investments Department of Corporación Financiera Alba in 2006, and was appointed Director of Investments in 2012.
He has represented Alba on various of its investees’ Boards of Directors. He is currently Director of Ebro Foods, Euskaltel and of Rioja and Rioja Acquisition (Naturgy). His previous Directorships include Acerinox, ACS, Dragados, ACS Servicios y Concesiones, Parques Reunidos and Clínica Baviera.
He is also a member of the Investment Committee of Artá Capital since 2008 and a Director at Artá Capital and at various of the group’s venture capital vehicles.
Before joining Alba he spent six years in investment banking and mergers & acquisitions in London and Madrid, at Goldman Sachs and ABN AMRO, in the latter case as Assistant Director (VP).
Carlos Ortega Arias-Paz
Degree in Economics from Harvard University. He subsequently completed an MBA at Harvard Business School.
In 2017 he joined Corporación Financiera Alba as Director of Strategy, leading the company’s international strategy and collaborating on investments in Spain.
He currently represents Alba as Director in the Board of Directors of Verisure, Piolin Bidco (Parques Reunidos) and Rioja (Naturgy).
He is also a Director at Artá Capital, a member of its Investment Committee, and a Director at various of the group’s venture capital vehicles.
He began his professional career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in 1990. After his MBA he joined Goldman Sachs in 1994, working as Executive Director (VP) in the Investment Banking division in New York and London. In 2002 he joined Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank in Madrid as Managing Director, heading the investment banking department in Spain and Portugal.
He is the President of the Harvard Club of Spain.