Marta Jiménez Cobo
Marta Jiménez Cobo PMO Manager at Talgo SLU
Marta is a Project, Programme, and Portfolio Management Professional with over 10 years of international experience. To date, she has effectively delivered multidisciplinary large-scale and complex projects and programmes within the railway industry covering a wide range of areas as interface management, contract management, project / programme & portfolio management, business transformation and others.
Currently, she is leading the Project, Programme and Portofolio Management Office in Patentes Talgo SLU
Ángel Pulido Hernández
Ángel Pulido Hernández General Manager at Port Authority of Sevilla
Since joining the Port Authority of Sevilla in March 2004, he has held various key positions, including General Manager since 2014, Head of the Infrastructure Department from 2012 to 2014, and Head of the Sustainable Development Planning Division from 2004 to 2012. He has also gained valuable experience at organizations such as SPIM Consulting and Prointec.
Ángeles Rodríguez Serrano
Ángeles Rodríguez Serrano R&D Manager, GRI Towers Sevilla
Ángeles Rodríguez Serrano has 15 years of experience in the field of R&D projects.
Always focused on digitalization and new technologies application on different sectors like Agrifood, Health, Logistics or Retail. Nowadays working at GRI, leader on the manufacture of towers and flanges for the wind energy sector, as R&D Manager. With the challenge of looking for innovated solutions which improve the manufacturing process. Previously, she worked as Chief Innovation Officer in two SME of TIC’s sector.
She has a bachelor degree on Telecomunication Engineering and a Master Degree in Industrial Organization and Business Management.
Adrian Benito Rios
ADRIÁN BENITO RÍOS Head of PMO and Installations in Thales Spain.
Civil Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and Executive MBA, he is a certified professional with the highest distinction from IPMA (International Project Management Association): Certification in Professional Competences level A.
With a passion for Project Management, he has been leading Thales Spain’s PMO since 2010, and also managing complex programmes.
His dedication to continuous improvement has driven him to pursue further education, and he is certified as a systemic and team coach with the aim of improving the systems of people in complex and changing environments.
He collaborates as an IPMA assessor for more than 10 years.
Monica Mulet Key Account Manager at Planisware
Habib Lopez Managing Director, Head of Barcelona Office at Itecor
Vladimir Rašović Project Excellence & Integrated Resource Management TI EAD EU&AF Operations, Siemens Energy
Chief Executive Officer, Dii Desert Energy
Cornelius Matthes was at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution in North Africa and the Middle East, by building the international shareholder and partner network of Dii (Desertec Industrial Initiative). He is a leader and investor in the renewable energy industry and built several successful clean energy businesses and start-ups within Middle East and Africa. He has extensive board-level experience from 10 years in Deutsche Bank, and several leading renewable energy organisations and associations. His experience ranges from M&A transactions, asset management, developing utility scale renewable energy projects, pay-as-you-go solar to energy efficiency, including ESCO projects and new business models. He has led sizable organizations in startup environments and blue-chip companies and has raised funds from angel investments to USD 100m+ projects with institutional investors.
His mission to drive the energy transition forward and pioneer the energy field from the desert, leading the world to 100% renewables!
Americo Pinto is an internationally recognized PMO, Project Management, and Strategy expert with over 25 years of international experience as an executive, consultant, professor, researcher, speaker, and author of multiple books. He is renowned for founding and chairing the PMO Global Alliance (PMOGA), the largest professional organization in the world focused on PMOs, with a global presence of over 20,000 members across 125 countries.
With several international certifications, including IPMA-A, PMP, PMO-CP, and PMO-CC, Americo Pinto is a doctoral candidate at the University of Bordeaux in France. He was honored with the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award in 2012 and has been recognized as one of the most influential PMO experts worldwide three times in recent years.
Manuel Jesus Portillo
Head of the Programme Management Office of the A400M “Atlas” – Airbus
Manuel Jesus Portillo has accumulated a vast experience in the military industry after working in General Dynamics but mostly in Airbus Defence and Space.
His background covers Manufacturing Processes, Organisational Behaviour, Process Optimisation and Project Management.
MBA by the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin and Expert in Innovation Management by the Institute for Prospective and Technological Studies of the European Commission, Manuel Jesus is Visitant Professor at the EAE Business School and currently is the Head of the Programme Management Office of the A400M “Atlas”, the ultimate airlifter produced by Airbus Defence and Space being produced and delivered in Seville. With 10 different customer nations, the A400M is already the backbone of the military transport operations of several NATO nations such as Germany, France, United Kingdom and Spain.