Trust&Society: “Politics and institutional trust” with José Luis Martínez-Almeida
Last Thrusday, April 15, Aspen Institute España closed the second edition of the Trust&Society Program, a custom program for PwC Foundation, with a conference on “Politics and institutional trust” with José Luis Martínez-Almeida, Mayor of Madrid, in a dialogue with José M. de Areilza Carvajal, Secretary General of Aspen Institute España, Santiago Barrenechea, President at PwC Foundation, and Gemma Moral, Partner at PwC España. On the occassion of the Covid-19 pandemic, the session was held in streaming and, after a brief presentation, the participants could raise questions and share their reflections live.
The Trust & Society Program is a custum program for PwC Foundation. It aims to provide a space for discussion for the PwC Talent Program participants in which to reflect and discuss issues closely related to the “purpose” and values of PwC. This program allows participants to deepen their professional work and their personal commitment to creating trust in society as well as to generate a network of committed individuals, who share concerns and values linked to the values and objectives of PwC. In this way, the PwC Foundation expands its work to serve as a platform for the exchange of ideas, increase the connection between executives and be a breeding ground for professional and social initiatives.
José Luis Martínez-Almeida Navasqüés, mayor of Madrid since June, 2019. Martínez-Almeida holds a degree in Law from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas and entered as a state attorney in 2001. Prior to becoming the mayor of Madrid, he worked as a public servant in Gerona, Toledo and Madrid. He has been Councillor and Spokesman of the Popular Group at the Madrid City Council.