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Alberto Mata Rodríguez

WHO

Alberto Mata Rodríguez

POSITION

Director of the Legal Department in Spain of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG

AREA

Comparative Corporate and Business Law

Jurídica

Professor Mata Rodríguez is the Director of the Legal Department in Spain of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG, specialist bank for real estate financing and public investment finance. He previously worked as an associate of the Banking and Finance Department of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados.

He has also worked in Washington DC as an extern of the Financial and Fiscal Law Unit of the International Monetary Fund (IMF); collaborated continuously since 2014 with the World Bank as a contributor of the Doing Business Report; and he currently acts as the Secretary of the Young Lawyers Committee of the International Bar Association.

Alberto has a Bachelor degree in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and a LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of this university’s Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility.

Professor Mata Rodríguez has received different awards, such as the IBA Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year in Recognition of William Reece Jr. Award (2013) and Universidad Carlos III Excellence Award for Alumni (2014). Also, he has been included by Legal 500 in the GC Power List Spain (2018), – which highlights the most influential senior in-house counsels in the Spanish legal market – and was selected by Choiseul Institute as one of the top fifty Economic Leaders for Tomorrow in Spain (2018).

Experience

Director of Legal Department (Spain), Deutsche Pfandbfriefbank AG

Associate of the Banking & Finance Department, Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados

Extern of the Financial & Fiscal Law Unit, International Monetary Fund

Education

LL.M. (Securities & Financial Regulation), Georgetown University Law Center

Degree in Law (LLB), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Degree in Business Administration (BBA), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid