José Carlos Villena
José Carlos Villena:
Born in Madrid, holds three degrees in Business Management, Law and Financial and Actuarial Sciences.
He also has three Master’s degrees to his name, in Microfinance and Social Development, International Business Management and MBA, and Multilateral Projects.
Currently, he is the deputy director at the Department of Funding Development at COFIDES. Previously, he worked in the World Bank Group, in the Multilateral Organisation of Investment Guarantees in Washington D.C.
Since the successful completion of his advanced studies he has continued to equip himself and has collaborated with a number of differing higher-educational institutions such as ESADE, CIFF or FUE. José Carlos has a clear international calling, speaking fluent English, German and Russian, and is specialized in foreign trade, political risk, international corporate financing and microfinance.
His ambition is to continue developing his professional activity on an international stage and to participate in projects dealing with a high level of innovation.