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Eva Ballesté Morillas


Eva Ballesté Morillas


Accounting & Management Control


Eva Ballesté has a solid professional experience of more than 20 years in Financial Management, Business Development and Operations in listed companies related to the transport, energy and infrastructure sectors such as Alstom, Endesa France, Puentes Group and in several companies of the Saudi group Amiantit. She is currently a member of the Board of ADIF Alta Velocidad and AENA SME SA.

In the academic-institutional field, she is a founding member of the School of Economic Intelligence of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and an Advisory Member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Exporters and Investors Club.

Most of her research is in the discipline of finance, the subject of her doctoral thesis, but she has also researched other areas motivated by her professional experience: economic intelligence and digital transformation.

Professor Ballesté doctoral thesis is a deep work regarding project finance, Public-private partnership contracts, capital markets and concessions.

Corporate Experience

• Currently she is member of the Board of Directors of AENA and ADIF-AV

• Parts and Repairs Business Unit Management, Alstom Transporte, 2017 – February 2022

• Financial Sales and Business Development Director, Alstom Transporte, 2012 – 2016

• Economic-Financial Director of Concessions, Grupo Puentes, 2006 – 2012

• Previous: Manager controller in Endesa and Amiantit

• She has participated in large corporate operations of merger, sale and acquisition of assets

• She has worked in the implementation of control systems in the area of finance, commercial and operations of large corporations

Academic Experience

• Adjunct professor since 2011 in finance and economic control department

• He has teaching experience at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas-ICADE, UNED, UAM and IE Business School

Academic Background

• Board of Directors Program: the good Governance , IC-A, 2022

• Board of Directors Program (Corporate Governance), PwC-W2W, 2020

• Board of Directors Program (Corporate Governance), Esade Business School, 2018

• Ph.D in Economics, UNED, 2013

• IE Business School Executive Master´s, Financial Management, 2007

• Copenhagen Business School Bachelor of Business Administration – BBA (one year erasmus exchange), Business/Managerial Economics, 2003

• Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Accounting and Finance, 2002