José M. de Areilza
Secretario General / Secretary General
José M. de Areilza is Secretary General of the Aspen Institute España. He is a Professor and Jean Monnet Chair at ESADE Business School, Barcelona, with a double appointment in the Department of Law and in the Department of General Management and Strategy. This year he is a Visiting Professor at INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau campus. He has been an Adviser on European and North American affairs in the Spanish Prime Minister’s Office. He writes a weekly column on international affairs in the newspaper ABC. He is Academy Adjunct Faculty at the Royal Institute of International Affairs -Chatham House, London, and Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations. He serves as President of the British-Spanish Forum (UK-Spain Forum) and as Trustee of the Spanish Navy Museum. José M. de Areilza holds a LL.B. degree with Special Graduation Prize from Complutense University of Madrid, a Doctorate Juridical Sciences (SJD) and a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard University and Master in International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. In 1991 he was admitted to the New York Bar.