The Board of Directors of DG International Ratings is composed by high profile, renowned and trusted professionals with proven international expertise in the financial services industry. Please find below the profiles of the members of the Board.
Juan Jose Rodriguez-Navarro
President of the Board of Directors
Mr. Rodriguez-Navarro counts with more than 20 years of experience in financial asset management and private equity investments. Currently holds the following positions: Founder, Board Member and Investment Manager in Global Income SA-SIF (Luxembourg), Founder and Main Shareholder of Trinity Place Fund (SICAV regulated by Maltese MFSA), Board Member of Finen SICAV (Spain), Board Member of Maver21 SICAV (Spain), President of BMI Insurance Brokers (Spain), Board Member and Director of private equity firm GP Capital Partner (Portugal). Mr. Rodriguez-Navarro has a Master in Taxation in Centro de Estudios Financieros (Madrid), a Postgraduate Degree in Finance at Pforzheim Fachochshuele fur Wirtschaft (Pforzheim Germany), a Bachelor Degree in finance at South Bank University (London, UK) and a Master Degree in Business at San Pablo CEU University (Madrid, Spain).
Fernando Costa Freire
Vice-President Board of Directors
Mr. Costa Freire has more than 25 years of experience in public services and investment advisory. Currently holds the following positions: Vice-President of the Portuguese-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Vice-President of the Clube Naval de Lisboa; Shareholder of Edeluc Investment Consulting, a investments advisory consultancy firm focused on China; Before that, from 2011 to 2017, he was also a shareholder and Board Member of MSF Qatar, a JV construction company between Portuguese and Qatari investors dedicated to developing infrastructure projects; From 2010 to 2014, he was a Non-Executive Board Member of Aman Bank (Libya); From 2002 to 2005, he was a diplomatic advisor for two Portuguese Prime Ministers; and from 1994 to 2002, he worked at the United Nations Security Council in New York, Department of Political Affairs; Mr. Costa Freire has a Post-Graduate degree in Business Management from Universidade Católica of Lisbon, a BA International Relations Keele University, UK and a MA Political Science Durham University, UK.
José María Cantero de Montes-Jovellar
Member of the Board of Directors
Mr. Cantero has more than 25 years of experience in financial asset management and large corporates. Currently, he holds the following positions: Board Member and Member of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee at NH Hotel Group (Madrid), Partner of Iberis Capital. Private Equity management Co., Partner of Holistic Real Estate Investments. Previously, from 2008 to 2015, he was Deputy General Manager for Mutua Madrileña Insurance Company (Spain); from 2003 to 2008, he was Marketing Director for Amena/Orange mobile operator (Spain) ; From 1994 to 2003, he was Associate Director for The Procter&Gamble Company (Spain and Portugal). Mr. Cantero has a Degree in Business Administration and Economics at Universidad Pontifica Comillas ICADE (E-3), Graduated in law at Universidad Pontifica Comillas ICADE (E-3) and most recently was part at the Advanced Management Program at PADE Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (IESE), Madrid.
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