Javier Santafé 



Javier Santafé has a degree in Law from the Central University of Barcelona. Post-Graduate in Financial and Tax Studies from the Ujniversity College Abad Oliba CEU. Executive Master in Marketing Management by EADA and Certified ELP (Executive Leadership Program) at The Mahler Company -Philadelphia- USA. He has completed different focused  programs on Senior Management at IESE and ESADE.

Professional career:

Javier Santafé has more than 20 years of management experience in large multinational companies traded on the stock exchange and global leaders in their respective markets and in several family businesses, both in the Industry and in the Services sector.

He is a specialist in Leadership of multicultural teams and an expert in change management and the dynamization of organizations. He has extensive experience in General Management, Corporate Strategy, Talent Attraction, Development and Retention, Mergers, Acquisitions, Restructuring, Refinancing Processes and International Expansion Plans.

As a partner in Ingenia Search, Javier Santafé works in the areas of Board Advisory, Board Design, Management Assessment and Executive Search.

He has collaborated with ESADE as Visiting Professor in its MBA programs for the area of Marketing Strategy, in its centers in Madrid and Barcelona.

He has been a member of the Steering Committee of ANFALUM (Spanish Lighting Manufacturers Association).

Javier Santafé has been recognized as one of the 50 best successful careers by the EADA Business School, among its more than 130,000 alumni.


Fluent in English, French, Spanish and Catalan.