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Organizing Committee

Transfiere Organizing Committee includes the main public and private institutions, and R+D+I representatives that compound the innovation ecosystem in Spain.

Honor Committee:

  • President: H.M. King Felipe VI
  • Pedro Duque Duque, Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities
  • Lina Gálvez Muñoz, Regional Government for Knowledge, Research and University
  • Francisco de la Torre Prados, Mayor of Malaga
  • Roberto Fernández Díaz, President of CRUE Spanish Universities

Chair of the Organizing Committee:

  • President
    Felipe Romera Lubias
    , President of APTE
  • Vicepresident
    José Carlos Gómez Villamandos
    , President of Sectorial Commission R+D+I, CRUE Spanish Universities. Cordoba University Rector


Co-organizers entities:

MINISTERIO DE CIENCIA, INNOVACIÓN Y UNIVERSIDADES (Ministry of the Science, Innovation and Universities)

  • Ángeles Heras Caballero, Secretary of State for Universities, Research and Innovation


JUNTA DE ANDALUCÍA - CONSEJERÍA DE CONOCIMIENTO, INNOVACIÓN Y UNIVERSIDAD (Andalucía Regional Goverment. Knowledge, Investigation and University Department)

  • Manuel Torralbo Rodríguez, Universities, Research and Technology General Secretariat


MÁLAGA CITY COUNCIL

  • Mario Cortés Carballo, Councilor of Innovation and New Technology and Responsible for Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Malaga


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National - Goverment

National goverment entities:

MINISTERIO DE CIENCIA, INNOVACIÓN Y UNIVERSIDADES (Ministry of the Science, Innovation and Universities)

  • José Manuel Pingarrón Carrazón, General Secretary of Universities
  • Rafael Rodrigo Moreno, General Secretary os Scientific Policy
  • Teresa Riesgo Alcalde, General Director of Research, Development and Innovation
  • Benjamín Sánchez Gimeno, Deputy General Director for Science Internacionalization and Innovation

> AEI – AGENCIA ESTATAL DE INVESTIGACIÓN (Research Executive Agency)

    • Marina P. Villegas Gracia, Director
    • Mª Ángeles Ferre González, Chief of the Scientific-Technical Thematic Programes Branch

> CDTI - CENTRO PARA EL DESARROLLO TECNOLÓGICO INDUSTRIAL (Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology)

    • Javier Ponce Martínez, Managing Director

> CIEMAT - CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGÉTICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGÍAS (Energy, Environmental and Technological Research Center)

    • Carlos Alejaldre Losilla, Managing Director

> CSIC - CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS (Spanish National Research Council)

    • Ángela Ribeiro Seijas, Assistant Vice President for Knowledge Transfer

> FECYT - FUNDACIÓN ESPAÑOLA PARA LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGÍA (Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology)

    • Paloma Domingo, Managing Director
    • Borja Izquierdo, Associate Managing Director

> IAC - INSTITUTO ASTROFÍSICO DE CANARIAS (Canay Islands Astrophysics Institute)

    • Rafael Rebolo López, Director

> IEO - INSTITUTO ESPAÑOL DE OCEANOGRAFÍA (Spanish Oceanographic Institute)

    • Eduardo Balguerías Guerra, Director 

> INIA - INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACIÓN Y TECNOLOGÍA AGRARIA Y ALIMENTARIA (National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology )

    • Esther Esteban Rodrigo, Director 

> ISCIII - INSTITUTO DE SALUD CARLOS III (Institute of Health Carlos III)

    • Alfonso Beltrán García-Echaniz, Deputy General Director of FIPSE

MINISTERIO DE DEFENSA (Ministry of Defence)

> INTA - INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TECNOLOGÍA AEROESPACIAL (National Institute of Aerospace Technology)

    • José Mª Salom Piqueres, Managing Director

MINISTERIO DE INDUSTRIA, COMERCIO Y TURISMO (Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce)

  • Jordi Llinares Sanjuan, Deputy General Director of Digitalization of the Industry and Collaborative Environments
  • Marta Fernández Martín, Head of the Technical Office of the Assistant Secretary for Industry, Commerce and Tourism

> EOI - ESCUELA DE ORGANIZACIÓN INDUSTRIAL (School for Industrial Organization)

    • Nieves Olivera Pérez-Frade, Managing Director

> ICEX ESPAÑA EXPORTACIÓN E INVERSIONES (Spain Trade and Investment)

    • Javier Serra, Managing Director of Internationalization

> OEPM - OFICINA ESPAÑOLA DE PATENTES Y MARCAS (Spanish Patent and Trademark Office)

    • María José de Concepción Sánchez, Deputy Managing Director

> SEGITTUR - SOCIEDAD ESTATAL PARA LA GESTIÓN DE LA INNOVACIÓN Y LAS TECNOLOGÍAS TURÍSTICAS, S.A. (State Company fot the Management of Tourism Innovation and Technology)

    • Enrique Martínez Marín, President

International - Institutional

Institutional entities for international promotion:

COTEC - FUNDACIÓN PARA LA INNOVACIÓN TECNOLÓGICA (Foundation for Technological Innovation)

  • Jorge Barrero Fonticoba, Director

EBN – EUROPEAN BUSINESS & INNOVATION CENTRES NETWORK

  • Álvaro Simón de Blas, EBN Representative, President of ANCES (National Association of Spanish EBN) and Director of BIC Euronova (Business Innovation Centre)

EIT CLIMATE -KIC - EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

  • José L. Muñoz-Bonet, Director

EIT - HEALTH - EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

  • Dr. Marco Pugliese, Managing Director

IASP - INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCIENCE PARKS AND AREAS OF INNOVATION

  • Ebba Lund, CEO

INL - INTERNATIONAL IBERIAN NANOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY

  • Sonia Pazos, Business and Strategic Relations Department

PTA - PARQUE TECNOLÓGICO DE ANDALUCÍA (Technological Park of Andalusia)

  • Sonia Palomo Das Neves, Deputy Director of Technology Transfer and International Relations

National - Institutional

Institutional entities of national character:

AECC - ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE COMUNICACIÓN CIENTÍFICA (Spanish Scientific Communication Association)

  • Antonio Calvo Roy, President

AEDIVE – ASOCIACIÓN DE EMPRESAS INNOVADORAS INFRAESTRUCTURA RECARGA VEHÍCULO ELÉCTRICO (Association of Innovative Companies Infrastructure Recharge Electric Vehicle Companies)

  • Arturo Pérez de Lucía, Managing Director

ALIANZA INERCIA

  • Adolfo Borrero Villalón, President

AMETIC - ASOCIACIÓN DE EMPRESAS DE ELECTRÓNICA, TECNOLOGÍAS DE LA INFORMACIÓN, TELECOMUNICACIONES Y CONTENIDOS DIGITALES (Association of Electronics, Information and Communications Technologies, Telecommunications and Digital Content Companies)

  • Juan Gascón Cánovas, Director of Innovation

ANCES - ASOCIACIÓN NACIONAL DE CEEI ESPAÑOLES (National Association of Spanish EBN)

  • Rafael Sancho Zamora, Managing Director

ANEPMA – ASOCIACIÓN NACIONAL DE EMPRESAS PÚBLICAS DE MEDIO AMBIENTE (National Association of Environment Public Companies)

  • Pilar Vázquez Palacios, President

APTE - ASOCIACIÓN DE PARQUES CIENTÍFICOS Y TECNOLÓGICOS DE ESPAÑA (Association of Spanish Scientific and Technological Parks)

  • José Luís Virumbrales Alonso, Vice-president

ASEBIO – ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE BIOEMPRESAS (Spanish Bioindustry Association)

  • Daniel Claudio Cerezo, Project Manager

BSC-CNS - BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER

  • Mateo Valero Cortés, Director

CEOE - CONFEDERACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE ORGANIZACIONES EMPRESARIALES (Spanish Confederation of Employers' Organizations)

  • Juan López - Belmonte, President of R+D+I Comission

CEPE - COORDINADORA ESPAÑOLA DE POLÍGONOS EMPRESARIALES (Spanish Coordinator of Business Parks)

  • Alejandro Sáenz de San Pedro García, President

CESGA – CENTRO DE SUPERCOMPUTACIÓN DE GALICIA (Galician Supercomputing Center)

  • José Ignacio López Cabido, Managing Director

CMRB – CENTRO DE MEDICINA REGENERATIVA DE BARCELONA (Barcelona Center of Regenerative Medicine)

  • Ángel Raya, Director

CRUE - UNIVERSIDADES ESPAÑOLAS (Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities)

  • Mª Teresa Lozano Mellado, General Secretariat
  • José Julián Garde López - Brea, Executive Secretary R+D+I Commission

> RED OTRI

    • Pilar Zaragoza, President

FEDIT – CENTROS TECNOLÓGICOS DE ESPAÑA (Spanish Federation of Innovation and Technology Entities)

  • Carlos Calvo Orosa, President

FENIN – FEDERACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE EMPRESAS DE TECNOLOGÍA SANITARIA (Companies and Associations of Healthcare Technologies)

  • Mª Luz López-Carrasco, President

FIAB – FEDERACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE INDUSTRIAS DE LA ALIMENTACIÓN Y BEBIDAS (Spanish Federation of Food and Drink Industries)

  • Nuria Mª Arribas, I+D+i Director

INEUSTAR - ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE LA INDUSTRIA DE LA CIENCIA (Spanish Science Industry Association)

  • Francisco Javier Cáceres, Managing Director

INTEC – FUNDACIÓN EUROPEA PARA LA INNOVACIÓN Y APLICACIÓN DE LA TECNOLOGÍA

  • Juan Francisco Delgado, Vicepresident

ITH - INSTITUTO TECNOLÓGICO HOTELERO (Hotel Technological Institute)

  • Álvaro Carrillo de Albornoz, Managing Director


SPANISH TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS (PTE) AND INNOVATIVE BUSINESS GROUPS

FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES INDUSTRIES

 > Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Biotecnología Vegetal – BIOVEGEN (Spanish Technology Platform for Plant Biotechnology)

    • Gonzaga Ruiz de Gauna Gutiérrez, Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española Food for Life – Spain

    • Nuria Arribas Vera, Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de la Pesca y la Acuicultura (Spanish Tecnology Platform for Fishery and Aquaculture)

    • Juan Manuel Vieites Baptista de Sousa, President

> Plataforma Tecnológica del Vino (Wine Technology Platform of Spain)

  • Victoria Humanes Rivero de Aguilar, Director of Commiunication

ENVIRONMENTAL INDUSTRY

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Protección de la Costa y del Medio Marino – PROTECMA

    • Marisa Fernández Cañamero, Coordinator of Environment and Marine Resources, Control and Management Area

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Química Sostenible – SUSCHEM (Spanish Technology Platform on Sustainable Chemistry)

    • Cristina González Alonso, Technical Secretariat

ENERGY INDUSTRY

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española del Hidrógeno y de las Pilas de Combustible - PTE HPC (Spanish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Platform)

    • Antonio González García-Conde, President

> Plataforma Española de Redes Eléctricas – FUTURED (Spanish Technological Platform of Electrical Grids)

    • Enrique Morgades Prat, Technical Secretariat

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de la Biomasa – BIOPLAT (Spanish Biomass Technology Platform)

    • Margarita de Gregorio, Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española del CO2 (Spanish CO2 Technological Platform)

    • Luis Díaz Fernández, President

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Eficiencia Energética (Spanish Energy Efficient Technological Platform)

    • José Antonio Ferrer Tévar, Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Geotermia – GEOPLAT (Spanish Geotermal Technological Platform)

    • Margarita de Gregorio, Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica de Energía Solar Térmica de Concentración - SOLAR CONCENTRA

    • Raúl García Posada, General Secretary General Protermosolar

> Plataforma Tecnológica de I+D de Energía Nuclear de Fisión – CEIDEN (Nuclear Fission Energy Technological Platform)

    • Rosario Velasco García, President 

 TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

> Plataforma Tecnológica Ferroviaria Española – PTFE (Spanish Railways Technological Platform)

    • Ángeles Táuler Alcaraz, Manager

> Plataforma Tecnológica en Logística Integral Intermodalidad y Movilidad – LOGISTOP (Spanish Integral Logistics Technology Platform)

    • Irene Andrés Moro, Director

> Plataforma Tecnológica Marítima Española – PTME (Spanish Maritime Technological Platform)

    • Ruth Latorre Rodríguez, Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de la Carretera – PTC (Spanish Road Technology Platform)

    • José Luis Peña Ruiz, Managing Director

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Automoción y Movilidad – Move to Future M2F

    • Cecilia Medina Marín, Coordinator 

 INDUSTRIAL SECTORS

Plataforma Tecnológica Española del Acero – PLATEA (Spanish Steel Technology Platform)

    • Roberto Castelo, Technical Secretariat

> Plataforma Tecnológica de Fotónica - FOTONICA 21 (Spanish Technology Platform for Photonics)

    • Pablo M. Romero Romero, President

> Plataforma Tecnológica de los Sectores Manufactureros Tradicionales – PLATECMA (Traditional Manufacturing Sectors Technology Platform)

    • David Monllor Jiménez, Technical Secretariat

> Plataforma Tecnológica de la Industria de la Ciencia – INDUCIENCIA (Science Industry  Technology Platform)

    • Aitor Etxeandía, President

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Envase y Embalaje – PACKNET (Spanish Packaging Technology Platform)

    • Mª Belén García Fernández, Director

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Construcción – PTEC (Spanish Construction Technology Platform)

    • Carlos Martínez, Managing Director

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española del Sector Turístico – THINKTUR (Spanish Technology Platform for the  Tourist Sector)

    • José Guillermo Díaz Montañés, President

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Fabricación Avanzada - MANU-KET (Spanish Technological Platform for Advanced Manufacturing)

    • Joseba Pérez Bilbatua, Program Manager of Innovation and Technology

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española para la Adopción y Difusión de las Tecnologías Electrónicas, de la Información y la Comunicación – PLANETIC

    • Clara Pezuela Robles, President

> Plataforma Española de Seguridad Industrial- PESI (Spanish Technology Platform on Industrial Safety)

    • Javier Larrañeta, General Secretary

 > Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Envase y Embalaje – PACKNET (Spanish Packaging Technology Platform)

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH INDUSTRY

> Plataforma de Mercados Biotecnológicos (Spanish Biotech Platform)

    • Daniel Claudio, Project Manager

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Medicamentos Innovadores (Spanish Technological Platform for Innovative Medicines)

    • Amelia Martín Uranga, Coordinator 

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Sanidad Animal - Vet+i (Spanish Technology Platform for Animal Health)

    • Santiago de Andrés Juárez, President of Vet+I Foundation

> Plataforma Española de Nanomedicina -  NANOMED (Spanish Nanomedicine Platform)

    • Josep Samitier, IBEC Director, Scientific Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Innovación en Tecnológica Sanitaria (Spanish Platform for Innovation in Healthcare Technology)

    • Ana Arce Ródenas, Director of Innovation and International

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Tecnologías para la Salud, Bienestar y Cohesión Social – eVIA (Spanish Technological Platform for eHealth, eWellness and Social Cohesion)

    • Javier Valero Criado, Technical Secretariat

 TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION INDUSTRY

> P.T.E. de la Domótica y las Ciudades Inteligentes – SMARTLIVINGPLAT (Home Automation and Smart Cities Technological Platform)

    • Susana Prieto Burgos, Techical Secretariat

NANOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Materiales Avanzados y Nanomateriales – MATERPLAT (Advanced Materials and Nanomaterials Spanish Technological Platform)

    • Miguel Ángel Rodiel, Coordinator

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Impresión Avanzada - 3NEO (Advanced Printing Technology)

    • Julián Serrano, President

 

OTHER TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES INDUSTRIES

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española del Agua (Water Technology Platform)

    • Enrique Fernández Escalante, Techical Secretariat

ENERGY INDUSTRY

> Plataforma Tecnológica del Sector Eólico – REOLTEC (Wind Power Sector Technology Platform)

    • Elena Velázquez Hernández, Techical Secretariat

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española Fotovoltaica – FOTOPLAT (Photovoltaic Spanish Technology Platform)

    • José Donoso Alfaro, Managing Director of UNEF

> Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Energía Solar Térmica de Baja Temperatura - SOLPLAT (Low Temperature Thermal Solar Energy Technology Platfform)

    • Pascual Polo, Coordinator

TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

> Plataforma Tecnológica Aeroespacial Española – PAE (Spanish Aerospace Platform)

    • Vicente Gómez Molinero, Techical Secretariat

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH INDUSTRY

> VITARTIS – ASOCIACIÓN DE LA INDUSTRIA ALIMENTARIA DE CASTILLA Y LEÓN – AGRUPACIÓN EMPRESARIAL INNOVADORA  (Food Industry Association  of Castile and Leon)

    • Cristina Ramírez de Lara, Managing Director

TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION INDUSTRY

Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Internet del Futuro – es.INTERNET (Future Internet Spanish  Technology Platform)

    • José Tomás Romero Calle, Techical Secretariat

Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Tecnologías Multimedia y Contenidos Digitales – eNEM (Multimedia Technologies and Digital Content Platform)

    • Aida Millán, Technical Support Innovation Department

Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Ciberseguridad y Confianza Digital – eSEC (Spanish Technology Platform for Security, Trust and Reliability)

    • Javier Valero Criado, Techical Secretariat

TRANSFERENCIAS DESIGN

  • Javier Fernández Verde, General Coordinator

Regional - Government

Regional Goverment Entities:

JUNTA DE ANDALUCÍA (Andalusian Regional Government)

> AGENCIA ANDALUZA DEL CONOCIMIENTO. CONSEJERÍA DE ECONOMÍA Y CONOCIMIENTO (Andalusian Knowledge Agency. Economy and Knowledge Department)

    • Pedro Bisbal Aróztegui, General Secretariat
    • Daniel Escacena Ortega, Project Director

> ANDALUCÍA EMPRENDE

    • Montserrat de los Reyes Cilleza, Managing Director

> CONSEJERÍA DE CONOCIMIENTO, INVESTIGACIÓN Y UNIVERSIDAD (Andalusian Knowledge Agency. Knowledge, Investigation and University Department)

    • Manuel García León, General Director of Investigation and Knowledge Transfer

> CONSEJERÍA DE CONOCIMIENTO, INVESTIGACIÓN Y UNIVERSIDAD (Andalusian Knowledge Agency. Knowledge, Investigation and University Department)

    • Manuel García León, General Director of Investigation and Kwoledge Transfer

> EXTENDA - AGENCIA ANDALUZA DE PROMOCIÓN EXTERIOR. CONSEJERÍA DE ECONOMÍA Y CONOCIMIENTO (Andalusian Agency of External Promotion. Economy and Knowledge Department)

    • Vanessa Bernad González, CEO

> FUNDACIÓN PROGRESO Y SALUD. CONSEJERÍA DE SALUD Y BIENESTAR SOCIAL (Foundation for Progress and Health. Health and Social Welfare Department)

    • Ana Madera Molano, Managing Director

Regional - Institutional

Institutional entities of regional nature:

ANDALUCÍA SMART CITY CLÚSTER

  • Mariano Barroso Flores, Managing Director

CEA - CONFEDERACIÓN DE EMPRESARIOS DE ANDALUCÍA (Andalusian Confederation of Businesspeople)

  • Javier González de Lara y Sarriá, President

CTA - CORPORACIÓN TECNOLÓGICA DE ANDALUCÍA (Technical Corporation of Andalusia)

  • Elías Atienza Alonso, Managing Director

ONGRANADA TEACH CITY

  • Vito Episcopo Solís, General Secretary

Local

Institutional entities of local nature:

>PRESS ASOCIATION OF MÁLAGA

    • Rafael Salas, President

> PROMÁLAGA - EMPRESA MUNICIPAL DE INICIATIVAS Y ACTIVIDADES EMPRESARIALES DE MÁLAGA, S.A. (Local Development Agency)

    • Francisco Salas Márquez, Managing Director

> CÁMARA DE COMERCIO, INDUSTRIA Y NAVEGACIÓN DE LA PROVINCIA DE MÁLAGA (Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of the province of Malaga)

    • Jerónimo Pérez Casero, President

> DIPUTACIÓN PROVINCIAL DE MÁLAGA (Provincial Government of Malaga)

    • José Alberto Armijo Navas, Deputy Delegate of Employment, European Resources and New Technologies 

> UMA - UNIVERSIDAD DE MÁLAGA (Málaga University)

    • Juan Teodomiro López Navarrete, Vice Chancellor for Research and Transfer
    • Rafael Ventura Fernández, Vice Chancellor for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Victor Fernando Muñoz Martínez, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Projects

Enterprises

ADIF

  • Antonio Berrios Villalba, Deputy Director of Strategic Innovation

AERTEC SOLUTIONS

  • Pedro Pablo Sánchez, Innovation Director

AIRBUS BizLab

  • Pedro Manuel Luzón Sánchez, BizLab Madrid Platform Leader

ARGOS DEFENSA

  • José Antonio Bartrina, Managing Director

INDRA

  • Fernando Abril - Martorell, Managing Director

SANTANDER

  • Cristina González Bravo de Laguna, Institutional Relations Director

TELEFÓNICA

  • María Jesús Almazor Moral, CEO Telefónica España

TOP DIGITAL

  • Santiago Lucas Riado, Delegated Counsel

Consultants

  • Ángel Caballero Cuesta, CSIC Researcher
  • Luis Cueto Álvarez de Sotomayor, Mayor's Office General Coordinator. Ayuntamiento de Madrid
  • Alejandro Klecker de Elizalde, Managing Director. Royal Tapestry Factory
  • Mª Ángeles Martín Prats, Professor and Researcher of the University of Seville

Direction / Technical Secretariat

FYCMA – TRADE FAIRS AND CONGRESS CENTER OF MÁLAGA

  • Yolanda de Aguilar Rosell, Managing Director - FYCMA
  • Rafael de la Paz Calatrava, Trade Fairs Area Director - FYCMA
  • Yvonne Flores Calvo, Transfiere Product Manager - FYCMA
  • Gemma Castaño, Responsible for Communication and Protocol - FYCMA
  • Marta Raspall, Transfiere Executive Consultant