Ignacio Grimá Alberola

Professor Ignacio Grimá holds a double bachelor of Business Administration & Law from ICADE. He currently works as Managing Partner at Grupo Arcadia and Managing Founder at Consilia Educational Solutions. In the past he has combined the roles of Head of Strategy and Finance at different financial institutions (Banco Sabadell-Gallego, Corporate & Investment Banking at BBVA, etc) and as strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte. Since 2010 he complements his managerial position with his academic activity at different business schools and universities, and since 2015 he is adjunct professor at IE University. He is also an active investor and advisor of different Spanish startups (edutech sector mainly) and regular collaborator of different Media specialized in business management.

Corporate Experience

• Strategic consultancy manager at Monitor Deloitte, 2002-2006

• Head of Strategy & Finance at Banco Sabadell-Gallego, 2007-2011

• Vice-President at BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking division, 2011-2012

• Management Partner at Grupo Arcadia, 2012-Present

• Vice-Chairman of the National Private Schools Association (ACADE), 2018-Present

• Seed investor & advisor, 2013-Present

Academic Experience

• Adjunct Professor and Mentor at IE, 2015-Present

• Associate Professor, European School of Economics, 2012-2014

Academic Background

• Bachelor in Business Administration, ICADE E3, Spain, 1996-2002

• Bachelor in Law, ICADE E3, Spain, 1996-2001


Last Name
Grimá Alberola