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Jaime Malet

Chairman, AMCHAMSPAIN

Jaime Malet (53’)

Managing Partner TELAM GLOBAL PARTNERS, a cross-border advisory firm supporting global business expansion in infrastructure, energy, & technology. The firm focuses on positioning global players for growth in EMEA, US and LATAM  with a strong component in project and structured finance and market capitals (www.telampartners.com).

Chairman of the AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN SPAIN (AmChamSpain – www.amchamspain.com) since 2002, consistently re-elected once every three years by the members (last May 2017). Founded in 1917 and member of Amchams’ worldwide network, AmChamSpain has around 280 member companies – large US multinationals, most of the largest Spanish corporations and SMEs from both countries – which have a combined turnover just in Spain equal to 24% of the Spanish GDP. Throughout his long term in office, Mr. Malet has influenced to improve US-Spain business and political relations and tried to shape a change in the Spanish economic model towards a more competitive, productive and internationalized one.

Chairman of the Board of Advisors of Zurich Insurance for Spain; Senior Advisor of CISCO Systems for Latam.

Mr. Malet is senior advisor of  Concordia (www.concordia.net), Member of the World Economic Forum experts network since 2010 (www.weforum.org); Member of the Board of Advisors – Consejo de Acción Empresarial – of CEOE (Spanish Employers Association); Member of the International Advisory Council of APCO Worldwide from 2009 (www.apcoworldwide.com). Member of the Board of Trustees of the Spanish-US Council from 2002 (www.spainusa.org); Member of the Board of Advisors of Fomento del Trabajo from 2005; Member the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) from 2004; Member of the at large BoD of IESE Alumni (business school) from 2001.

 Formerly with NextEra Energy / Florida Power (Senior Advisor for Europe 2009-2017), Alvarez & Marsal (Spain 2010-2014), Tyco Electronics (Spain 2011-2014), Betfair (Spain 2007-2014), Beckton Dickinson (Spain 2008-2011), Air Products (Spain 2012-2014), Indra Systems (USA 2013-2016), Sacyr Vallehermoso (USA and Panama from 2006 to 2009); T-Systems (Spain 2002-2008), etc. 

Mr. Malet holds a Law Degree (JD) at the University of Barcelona Law School (1982-1987); a Master’s Degree (LL.M.) in International Law and Economics at the University of Houston Law School (1987-1989); a Master’s Degree (AGT) in Tax at ESADE business School; and a Senior Advanced Business Program (PADE) at IESE Business School (2001-2002). He started his career in Arthur Andersen.

He is happily married since 1997 and proud father of two children.