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Teresa Santero

WHO

Teresa Santero

AREA

Economics

Teresa Santero holds a PhD in Public Policy Analysis-Economics, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She has been full time Professor at IE University since 2012, teaching in the area of Economic Environment. Previously, she held high ranking positions in economic areas of the Spanish Public Administration for ten years (Secretary General for Industry in the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade and Director General in the Economics Department of the Regional Government of Aragon). She also worked for ten years as an economist at the Economics Department of the Organisation for the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. In the academic area, she has been Visiting Professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Lecturer and Research Assistant at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She has been member of several Boards of Directors, among them those of SEPI and NAVANTIA, and has represented the Spanish government in various international institutions like the European Space Agency, where she headed the Spanish Delegation for four years, the Competitiveness Council of the European Union and CARS21 (High Level Group on the competitiveness and sustainable growth of the automotive industry in the EU).

Academic Background

• Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis, Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. 1990

• Bachelor in Business Administration, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain. 1982

Academic Experience

• Full time Professor, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain, 2012-Present

• Visiting Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 1991-1992

• Lecturer, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA 1988-1990

Business Experience

• Secretary General for Industry, Ministry for Industry, Tourism and Commerce, Spain.2008-2012

• Secretary General for Social Affairs and Family, Government of Aragón, 2007-2008

• Director General for Economic Policy, Government of Aragón, 2003-2007

• Director of the Research Department, Economics Department, Government of Aragón, 2002-2003

• Economist, Economics Departament, OECD, Paris, France 1992-2002

• Member of the Board of Directors: Sociedad Española de Participaciones Industriales (SEPI, 2008-2011), Navantia (2010-2011), Agencia Espacial Europea (2008-2011), Instituto Tecnológico de Aragón (2004-2007), Gerencia del Sector Naval (2008-2011), Consorcio de la Zona Franca de Barcelona (2008-2011), Savia Capital Riesgo (2005-2007), Fundación Zaragoza Logistics Center (2005-2007), Fundación Centro de Investigación de Recursos y Consumos Energéticos (CIRCE, 2004-2007), Fundación para el Desarrollo de las Nuevas Tecnologías del Hidrógeno en Aragón (2005-2007), Fundación Observatorio de Prospectiva Tecnológica Industrial (OPTI, 2008-2001), Centro Español de Metrología (2008-2011)