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Maurici Lucena Betriu

CHAIRMAN

He has a degree in Economic and Business Science (specialising in Economics) from Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Barcelona, and a Master in Economics and Finance from the Banco de España Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI).

Before joining Aena he held various executive positions in the public and private sector.

He began his professional career as an economic analysis consultant at Solchaga, Recio & Asociados, where he worked from September 1999 to May 2004.

In the public business sector, he was General Manager for the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) from July 2004 to May 2010, and CEO for Ingeniería de Sistemas para la Defensa de España (ISDEFE) from May 2010 to February 2012.

He was Chairman of the European Space Agency Board (ESA) from July 2008 to June 2010.

In the private sector, his roles include Banco Sabadell Director of Equity and Prudential Management from June 2016 to October 2017, and Director of Prudential Regulation and Public Policy from November 2017 to July 2018.

Furthermore, he was a member of parliament and spokesman for the Socialist Parliamentary Group in the Government of Catalonia from December 2012 to October 2015.

In academia, he was an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Carlos III University in Madrid.

He has been Chairman and CEO of the Board of Directors of Aena SME, S.A. since 16 July 2018.

Javier Marín San Andrés

MANAGING DIRECTOR - AIRPORTS AT AENA SPAIN AND CEO

He holds an MSc in Aeronautical Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid, and he completed the program of Economic and Financial Management at the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and the Senior Management program (PADE) at IESE.

Currently, he is Managing Director – Airports at Aena Spain, Managing Director at Aena Internacional, the subsidiary that manages the company's activity at airports outside Spain, and President of the Board of Directors of Aeroportos do Nordeste do Brasil S.A (ANB) . Organizational units reporting directly to him include the Spanish airports network and those airports abroad. He also leads the Aena’s units of Airport Master Planning, Environment, CAPEX Programs, Information Technology, Operations, Security and Safety.

He is member of the Executive Committee of the European Board of ACI (Airport Council International) and member of the Madrid Territorial Council of IESE, Alumni Association.

He has held a number of management positions since joining Aena in 1991: Managing Director - Aena (2014-2017), Managing Director- Aena Aeropuertos S.A (2011-2014) and Director of Spanish Airports (2004-2011). He was also previously Managing Director - Air Navigation Services and Director of Corporate Development.

He has been a member of the Boards of Directors of different aeronautical infrastructure companies: Centros Logísticos Aeroportuarios SA. (CLASA), Ingeniería y Economía del Transporte SA (INECO), London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL), of the mexican companies, Aeropuertos Mexicanos del Pacífico SA de CV(AMP), Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico SA de CV(GAP), of the colombian companies, Aeropuertos del Caribe SA(ACSA), Sociedad Aeroportuaria de la Costa SA (SACSA) and Aerocali, SA. He has also been a member of the ACI World Governing Board.

Prior to joining Aena, he worked for the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid, the Spanish Civil Aviation Authorities, the Paris-based Eurocontrol Experimental Centre and Indra.

María José Cuenda Chamorro

DIRECTOR

She holds a degree in Economic and Business Science from the Extremadura University, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Instituto de Empresa and attended the Senior Management Programme (PADE) at IESE.

She joined Aena in 1996 in the commercial and marketing department of Palma de Mallorca airport. Since then she has held the positions of head of the Commercial Division of Tenerife South airport, Director of Almeria airport, head of the Commercial Network and Commercial Services Management Division, Director of Commercial Development and Director of Commercial Services.

She has been the Commercial and Real Estate Managing Director at Aena SME, S.A. since March 2019.

Francisco Javier Martín Ramiro

DIRECTOR

He is an architect trained at the Polytechnic University of Madrid School of Architecture. He has fifteen year of experience in the public sector at the General State Administration, in the areas of construction projects and works, asset and property management, and cultural management and dissemination.

Since June 2018, he has been the general director of Housing and Land at the Ministry of for Transport, Mobility and Urban Development, where he was diputy director por Architecture and Construction since 2012.

From November 2008 to May 2012, he was deputy general director for works at the Infrastructure and Facilities Management of the Ministry of Culture, directing technical management affairs.

From June 2006 to November 2008, he was the asset management department manager at the Ministry of Public Administrations, coordinating the technical department of the subdirectorate.

From June 2001 to July 2006, he was a senior technician at the Subdirectorate General for Government Construction Coordination, a part of the Directorate General for State Assets of the Ministry of Finance.

From February 1997 to 2001, he worked in the private sector at an architecture studio.

For 12 years he has combined his work in the public sector with teaching and speaking at different seminars, courses and conferences.

From 25 October 2016 to 29 October 2020 he was director of Aena, S.A.

Rafael Fernández Villasante

DIRECTOR

He is a senior aeronautical engineer, graduating from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and has studied the General Management Programme (PDG) at the IESE Business School.

Before joining Aena, he worked as a consultant for Andersen Consulting (Accenture).

He joined Aena in 1997 and has since held various management positions both at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport and within the company’s central services.

As of February 2012 he is the Operations, Security and Services Manager at Aena, guaranteeing the correct running of airport operations, supervision of comprehensive security plans, the running of the of the Network Management Centre and airport services.

He is currently the Head of Operations at Aena SME, S.A.

Ignacio Biosca Vancells

DIRECTOR

He is an aeronautical engineer, graduating from the Universidad Politécnica in Madrid. He has also completed the IESE General Management Program (PDG) and the Advanced Course in Environmental and Natural Resource Management at the School of Industrial Organization.

At Aena he began developing his career in the Airport Safety Department, as head of the Regulation and Technical departments, As part of his role in security, he coordinated Aena´s airport security international activities and was a member of the following committees: ECAC’s (European Civil Aviation Conference) Security Technical Task Force (1993-2002); ECAC’s Security Working Group (1994-2002); ACI’s (Airports Council International) Aviation Security Group (1997-2001) and the National Civil Aviation Security Committee.

In 2002 he was named head of Group II of the Airport Coordination Division, which included 10 airports of the Aena network.

From 2005 to 2021, he has been in charge of International Relations Division, Airport marketing and Relations with Aena airlines, and a member of the ACI European Politics Committee (Airports Council International).

During this latest stage he has managed Aena´s international institutional activity, relations with airlines and promoting the development of air routes in the Aena airports´ network.

From December 2014 until December 2015, he was the general secretary of the AECFA, the Spanish Association for Slot Coordination and Facilitation.

He is presently the head of Aeronautical Data and Markets of Aena SME, S.A.

Jaime García-Legaz Ponce

DIRECTOR

PhD in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from CUNEF. He has been a State Economist and Trade Specialist since 1994.

He has been the chairman and executive director of Aena SME, S.A. and chairman of Aena Internacional SME, S.A. until July 2018.

Since November 2016 until his appointment as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aena and executive director in October 2017, he has been Chief Executive of CESCE, after presiding over the Board of Directors of this company since February 2016.

He has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of INFORMA D&B and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Council of Credit Insurers (CIAC) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CESCE Servicios Corporativos.

He was previously a member of the Boards of Directors of Ineco S.A. and Retevisión S.A.

During his professional career, which he started in 1989, he has been Secretary of State for Commerce of the Spanish government, Chairman of ICEX, Chairman of Invest in Spain and Chairman of the CECO Foundation. He has also held leadership positions in different Ministries. He has also been a consultant to the World Bank, the EU and the OECD and a lecturer at the Instituto de Empresa and CUNEF.

Laura Bricio Garberí

DIRECTOR

She holds a Doctorate in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and is a career civil servant in the Spanish State Civil Engineer Corps. Her professional career spans a period of almost 20 years, five of which in the private sector and the rest in the public sector.

 At present, she is Executive Advisor to the Office of the State Secretary for Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda. She is also working with the Office of Mobility Strategy on development of the new Safe, Sustainable and Connected Mobility Strategy. In the past, her work has focused on consultancy services for port and coastal infrastructures and, above all, the performance of various technical and administrative duties in the field of road infrastructures at the Spanish Ministry of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda.

Emilio Rotondo Inclán

DIRECTOR

He has a degree in Business Administration and Management from CUNEF. He has also completed IE Business School’s Advanced Corporate Finance Programme.

Since April 2016 he has held the position of Finance and Operations Director for Spain and Portugal in the Adveo Group, where he previously held the positions of Head of Corporate Development & Investor Relations and Strategic Planning & Investor Relations Manager. Previously, he was Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Responsibility at the telecommunications operator ONO, stock exchange analyst at various financial institutions, such as Kepler Capital Markets and Fortis Bank, and a member of the Investor Relations team at Grupo Ferrovial.

He is currently Finance Director of Aena SME S.A. and a member of the Management Committee. He is responsible for corporate finance and international development operations, treasury, collections and payments, tax and fiscal management, risk management and insurance; and for the relationship with Aena Group investors.

Juan Carlos Alfonso Rubio

NON-MEMBER SECRETARY. LEGAL ADVISOR

He studied Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he specialised in Regulatory Law. He is State attorney. Additionally, he completed the IESE Hot Top Programme and the ICEX-CECO International Management Programme.

Prior to joining Aena, he held a number of different positions in both the public and private sectors: as a State attorney he had many different responsibilities. He was Secretary of the Board of Directors and Legal Director at Spanish Post Office, Partner in charge of Telecommunications and Public Law area at KPMG Abogados, Legal Director at Sogecable (Spanish main pay Tv), Coordination Director at the Spanish Lotteries, Deputy General Director of Gambling Regulation at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, General Secretary and Board Secretary at ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones, and most recently, General Secretary and Deputy Secretary of the Board of Directors at CESCE.

He has been General Secretary of Aena SME SA since 9th January 2018, and took on Secretary of the Board of Directors on 15th January 2018.