Laura Ruiz De Galarreta Barrera
External Member of the Board of Trustees of Fundación MAPFRE
Name and surnames: Laura Ruiz de Galarreta Barrera.
Place and date of birth: Vitoria, June 22, 1974.
Program for Management Development, ESADE. February – August 2017.
Degree in Communication. University of Navarre. June 1996.
National Degree Award for the best academic record, awarded by the Ministry of Education, 1996.
Extraordinary End-of-Degree Award for best academic record of the First Class of the New Study Plan. Faculty of Communication of the University of Navarre. June 1996.
Research Personnel Scholarship of the Government of Spain. 1996.
Director of Communication and Institutional Relations of Ikea Spain (December 2021 – present).
General Manager of Taller de Editores – VOCENTO (Magazines and Supplements of Vocento Group) (November 2019 – December 2021).
Member of the Management Board of Veralia Corporación de Productoras de Cine y Televisión, SL.
Member of the Management Board of Grupo Enesbi – Esperia.
President of the Spanish Association Against Cancer in Madrid.
Member of the National Council of the AECC and Patron of the Scientific Foundation of the AECC.
Member of the Board of the Lescer Foundation.
Member of the Advisory Board of the Master’s Degree in Political and Corporate Communication at the University of Navarre.
Director of Institutional Relations and Corporate Projects of Taller de Editores – VOCENTO (Magazines and Supplements of the Vocento Group) (January 2016 – November 2019).
Director-General for Women in the Community of Madrid (January 2012 – January 2016).
Director-General for Volunteering, Territorial Coordination, Social Emergencies and Social Promotion in the Community of Madrid (September 2005 – January 2012).
Director of the Cabinet of the Regional Ministry of Family and Social Affairs of the Community of Madrid (November 2004 – September 2005).
Technical Advisor for the departments of Immigration, Development Cooperation and Volunteering, Minors and Family of the Regional Ministry of Family and Social Affairs of the Community of Madrid (April 2004 – November 2004).
Member of the Cabinet of the Minister of Education, Culture and Sports (May 2002 – April 2004).
Director of Communication for the Mayor of Vitoria, Alfonso Alonso (September 1999 – May 2002).
Lecturer at the Faculty of Communication of the University of Navarre, specializing in political journalism (September 1996 – June 2003).