- Cristina Danón has over 27 years experience in international markets. Her personal experience as an Area Manager for a renowned Spanish multinational set the basis for a move to become the Export Director of the leading Spanish firm in the industry. Over a period of 5 years she opened more than 30 markets all over the world. She has also had considerable experience in developing and carrying out projects and sector-specific strategies for international expansion and market penetration. This know-how was gained whilst Director of the Department for International Expansion at a well known Spanish trade association. (more…)
Júlia has worked in foreign trade in both Spain and the UK with extensive experience in the public and private sectors having come from being the Export Manager at an SME. As a consultant, Júlia managed international trade development programmes for ACCIO,the Catalan Trade Development Agency. Whilst in England and working for one of the leading consultancies in the country, she was in sole charge of international projects for the Welsh and German governments in the Biotech and Meditech industries as well as carrying out market studies for FMCG. (more…)
Marga has over 20 years of international experience in areas such as tourism, communications, marketing and sales, having worked in Poland, Greece, Holland and Spain. During more than 12 years, she had performed functions of an Export Area Manager and an Export Manager in sectors such as industry and consumer goods. MA in Spanish Philology, Marga had completed her education with a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations and a Master Degree in International Commerce and Finances. Native Polish, she speaks fluently English, Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian and Portuguese, and has an intermediate level of Russian. At present, as a Senior Consultant at ITC, she is in charge of internationalization projects for public organizations and private companies
Salvador Devant holds a degree in Business Studies and a master in Sales Management. Throughout his professional life he has been closely connected to numerous aspects sales wise: he has worked as a commercial, product manager, sales manager or consultant. Thus, since 2009, he works as a consultant in commercial strategy and sales management by giving advice with success to companies within a wide range of sectors such as: wine, distribution, graphic arts, register services, footwear or packaging machinery. Since 2012 he is an associate professor in EAE Barcelona (Business Administration School) in the Sales Management masters.
Marta has been working in international consulting in both Spain and the US for over 20 years, specialising in opening markets in the US and Europe. Her career encompasses working for public institutions and privates companies concentrating on overseas trade and foreign investment (ACCIÓ in Miami and Barcelona, the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce in Miami, Barcelona Chamber of Commerce). Marta’s career in private consultancy has covered areas such as financial consultation, HR and tourism. Marta graduated from the University of Barcelona with a degree in Economics and earned a Masters in International Trade and Marketing from the University of Miami.
- He has more than 30 years experience in both hand-on roles and in an advisory capacity in primarily the private sector but with ad-hoc projects for the public sector. His practical skills have been honed in roles as Export Director covering a very wide range of industries in practically all major markets in the world. He speaks fluent Catalan, English, French and Spanish.
Raquel is a Superior Industrial Engineer. She graduated in acceleration of companies business from Novacaixagalicia school. She has also participated to the program of creation and consolidation of companies in Incyde foundation. Since 2009 she has been linked to strategic and business consulting. She joined in 2012 the strategic department of the commercial consultancy ITC
Maribel has a degree in Information Science and is a Superior Technician in prevention of labor risk. Due to her experience in the communication field, she is currently managing trade missions and B2B events for international fairs like Alimentaria or Sea Food Expo (with more than 200 meetings scheduled). She also manages the search and selection operations of the human recourses department on an International level. She speaks Catalan, Spanish and English and has an intermediate level of French.
Inge Grawert has been working for over 20 years on trade promotion and SME internationalization in the German market. She has worked for the Catalan Government in Spain carrying out institutional projects of enterprise implementation, promotion of Catalan companies, market researches, identification of internationalization channels, etc.During her professional career, Inge has worked with a very vast typology of enterprises and a wide variety of sectors like the automotive industry: the plastic, chemical, metal, textile and electric sectors, as well as engineering companies and technological centers.Inge has a degree in Russian and Spanish Translation and Interpretation along with a postgraduate degree in Enterprise Management. Being a German native, she speaks German, English and Spanish fluently and has an intermediate level of Catalan. Inge is a consultant in de ITC office in Berlin, Germany and she is in charge of managing internationalization projects for the Extremadura (Spain) government in Germany.
Pablo Antelo has a degree in Management and Business Administration and holds a diploma of International Trade Technician. He has professional experience in logistics and international distribution acquired in a leading worldwide company (DHL airport section). He is fluent in Spanish, Galician and English. Currently, at ITC, Pablo is involved in projects of commercial relaunch of SMEs. He has also participated in projects of accelerating the internationalization of innovative ICT companies.
Simona Iliescu is graduated in Physics, PhD in Materials Science and MBA. She has a large experience in advanced materials sector, especially ceramics and coatings. In the last 15 years she has worked for private and public companies as R&D Manager and Innovation Manager, thus covering technical and innovation aspects, technological transfer activities, experience within European, National and Autonomic R+D+i Programmes with high focus on economical impacts, dissemination activities, market research and business plan. Dr. Iliescu is the Director of Internationalization of Innovation at ITC and her work is focused in Technology transfer activities, internationalization of innovation and Horizon 2020 calls, especially to SME instrument.
Monica Urdea has over 13 year’s experience in the international area, especially in import, export, logistics and administrative management. During her career, she has worked in various sectors such as furniture and electronics. She has a Degree in Economics and has completed her education with numerous courses related to international trade and export. Today Monica is a consultant in internationalization, export and foreign trade and runs ITC’s sales branch in Valencia. Mónica speaks fluent Castilian, English and Romanian.