Cristina Danón – Co-Partner and Senior Consultant

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  • 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 Farré Fernández- Co-Partner and Senior Consultant

Júlia Farré - Partner
  • 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…)

Raquel Maquieira – Senior Consultant

  • Raquel is a Superior Industrial Engineer (MSc), has an MBA and Posgraduate degree in Marketing, Sales and Commercial management. She has specific knowledge in creation and acceleration of companies and start-up’s business. 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. In 2012 she joined the strategic department of the commercial consultancy ITC.

Marga Kortylewska – Senior Consultant

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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

Brian McLean – Senior Consultant

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  • 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.

Enrique Rico – Senior Consultant

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Enrique Rico is a Senior Industrial Engineer, specialised in energy by the University of A Coruña. He has received specific training on renewable energies and attained a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management, Quality and Audit for companies. Currently with ITC he is carrying out commercial consultancy functions as well as participating in projects dedicated to market boosting for SMEs.

Laura Calviño – Senior Consultant

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Laura Calviño holds a Degree in Economics and is specialised in economic analysis. She has received training in Business Management, account auditing and law. In 2013 she became part of a project, dedicated to increasing the competitiveness of Galician SMEs, by being directly involved with companies from the graphic and logistics industries and helping relaunch their sales and business area. She is currently part of ITC’s team and is developing several projects in the strategic commercial area.

Inge Grawert – Senior Consultant

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.

Simona Iliescu – Senior Consultant


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.