Social Sciences: Dr. in Economics
Date of admittance: 25/02/2016
Admission Speech: La Figura del emprendedor y el concepto del emprendimiento
Speech in reply: Dr. José Daniel Barquero Cabrero
He has been a professor in this University, as well as in Pablo de Olavide (Seville). His professional experience began in 1988 in Seville in several relevant positions in the Public Administration, as well as in the Directorate of public companies. He is co-author of a dozen books and an important number of articles and works on economics.
He has been a member of important Institutions and Boards of Directors, among which are: the Plenary Session of the General Council of the Association of Economists of Spain, the Board of Directors of CECA; patron of the Residencia de Estudiantes and the CSIC, President of the Andalusian Council of Economist Colleges, President of the Andalusian Association of Foundations, President of the Wholesale Central Bank of Savings Banks (CMC) and President of the International Association of Pledge and Social Credit. Member of the Boards of CAIXA-BANK, CASER, ISOLUX, GRACIA CARRIÓN, SAVING CORPORATION, CT ENDESA, DELEO, etc.
In 2006 he was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of ÉL MONTE, in 2007 he was elected President of Cajasol and Chairman of the Cajasol Foundation and in 2011 he was appointed Executive Chairman of Banca Cívica.
He has the Medal of Knight of the Order of Italy, he is the Favorite Son of Castro del Río (Córdoba); Academic of Honor of the Spanish Diplomacy Academy, corresponding Academician of the San Dionisio Academy of Jerez de la Frontera, as well as other distinctions and recognitions of institutions.