Aldo Olcese Santonja
Economist, CSR expert and author.
The strategy of any company should be being responsible and sustainable. This results in new and powerful management tools
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Aldo Olcese, Ph.D. in Economics, chaired the Section of Business and Finance at the Royal Academy of Economics of Spain. In fact, when he entered the institution, he was the youngest academic in its history. For 20 years he has been a pioneer of economy related to corporate social responsibility and good corporate governance.
In turn, he was commissioned for the Reform of Corporate Governance in Spain and later for the Civil Service Reform. Dr. Olcese has also been editor of the Code of Ethics and Conduct for Public Officials in Spain. He is the only independent member of the Spanish State Council for Corporate Social Responsibility and has been patron for 10 years at FAES. He has also been President of the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts and of the Foundation for Financial Studies.
In the business world he has played top-level responsibilities as President of Societe Generale in Spain and as CEO of Grupo Leche Pascual; Bain & Co; and Iberagentes Securities and Exchange Company. Today he is President of T-Systems and Deutsche Telekom Group in Spain and is part of the boards of Ericsson, AC Hotels and KPMG. Additionally, he also chairs the Coalition of Creators and cultural and Media Industries of Spain that led the reform of intellectual property and its protection on the Internet.
His Majesty the King of Spain gave him the Grand Cross of Civil Merit for his special contribution to corporate social responsibility and good corporate governance. Its international recognition has earned him the acknowledgment of the President of Italy; the King of Morocco and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg who awarded him with the highest decorations of their states.
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