Fernando Ferrero Álvarez-Rementería
Investment Promotion Director, Regional Economic Development Agency of Andalucía, IDEA - SPAIN
Born in 1974, Fernando Ferrero has a Combined BsC/MsC Telecommunication Engineering by the University of Seville and with training in acceleration of regional entrepreneurship in the United States. He began his career in the private sector, with different occupations in companies in the telecommunications sector and starting his own business initiative. He has also experience in the public sphere, both in European and regional administration. Specifically, in recent years he has been National Expert Seconded to the European Commission in DG Connect and Technical Advisor for Innovation of the Junta de Andalucía, in addition to being part of the Board of Directors of important Andalusian companies such as Ayesa SDS and AT4 Wireless, among other occupations. He is currently the Investment Promotion Director of the Regional Economic Development Agency of Andalucía, IDEA. Fernando Ferrero also has extensive knowledge in economic policies for regional development, in entrepreneurship ecosystems based on innovation and in the regulations and policies of the European Commission regarding State aid, Structural Funds, Regional Development and Financial Instruments.