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José María Palomares

Director – Communications & Public Affairs for Spain and Portugal
Laureate International Universities

José María is an experienced communications, public affairs & CSR senior executive. He has played different senior executive positions in three highly regulated sectors: Telefónica (Information Technologies) as Head of Communications & Relational Marketing of the B2B division, ING (Banking) as VP of Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability for Spain & Portugal and Laureate International Universities (Higher Education) where he currently serves as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for Spain & Portugal and member of the Executive Committee. He is professor of reputation management (currently in graduate programs at Universidad Europea and previously at IE Business School and ICADE Business School). Public speaking coach. Author of two books on public speaking.  Member of the Board of Dircom and Multinacionales por Marca España.