Belén Villalonga Morenés
First appointment: 24/05/13
Last appointment: 25/05/18
Dª. Belén Villalonga Morenés has served as director of Grifols, S.A since Mary 2013. She is currently an Associate Professor with Tenure at New York University's Stern School of Business. Between 2001 and 2012 she was a faculty member at Harvard Business School. She is also a Senior Associate Partner at Cambridge Advisors to Family Enterprise, a consulting company for family business. Her teaching, research, and consulting activities are in the areas of corporate strategy, finance, and governance, with a special focus on family-controlled companies. Before starting her Ph.D. Studies, she worked at McKinsey & Co. in Paris.
She holds a degree in Economic and Management Sciences from the University College of Financial Studies of Madrid as well as a Ph.D. in Management and an M.A. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. She also holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid and a B.A.. Her award-winning research, has been published in the top scientific journal and quoted extensively in academic articles and in the international media.
Dª. Belén Villalonga Morenés serves as an independent director at Acciona, leader in the renewable energy and infrastructure since 2006, and at Talgo, a high-speed train manufacturer, since 2015.