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Juan Almeida Santibañez


Juan Almeida Santibañez



Juan Almeida is currently working as Head of Corporate and Fleet Strategy in Iberia. As part of Iberia CEO office, he has been involved in projects such exploring the Long-Haul Low Cost business model and design the latest IAG airline – LEVEL- , looking for M&A opportunities and analyzing new aircraft investments –such as A321XLR to develop the Narrow Body-Long Haul business model.

He is a professional with experience in strategy consulting -worked in McKinsey- and business development –first in Latam Airlines and then in Iberia-, with a remarkable level of international exposure, he lived in South America where he worked to identify and implement LAN and TAM merger and contributed to create the largest airline in Latin America.

Juan obtained MSc in Civil Engineering from Politécnica de Madrid University and is Strategy Associate Professor in IE since 2018

Corporate Experience

• Head of Corporate Strategy and Fleet, Iberia, Spain, 2018-Now

• Corporate Strategy Sr. Manager , Iberia, Spain, 2016-2018

• Business Strategy Manager, Latam Airlines, Brazil and Chile, 2012-2016

• Business Strategy Analyst, McKinsey, Spain, 2010-2012

• Project Engineer, Acciona, Spain, 2009-2010

Academic Experience

• Adjunct professor of Strategy, IE Business School, Spain, 2018-Present

Academic Background

• MSc in Civil Engineering, Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, 2009