MANAGING PARTNER AT AUREA
BA in Economics, Master of Arts in Structural and Development Economics in Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and Master Degree, International Trade & Investments. Mastering financial modelling for company valuation, project finance and M&A transaction modelling. Special focus on Real State and industrial sectors, renewable energy and infrastructures (highways and public services).
Hands on professional on corporate finance and venture capital, with proven transaction experience in turnaround and company strategic restructuring. Special focus on sustainable finance, responsible investment, impact investment and Renewable energies.
CEO & FOUNDER AT TBLI GROUP
Rubinstein is a charismatic public speaker on both TBLI and ESG at conferences and business meetings, and has spoken extensively and provided training on Sustainable Finance. TBLI ACADEMY™ was created to provide the financial sector with sustainable finance education. Rubinstein has been the founding publisher/editor of five magazines, including the first European management magazine devoted exclusively to corporate social responsibility.
Rubinstein was Chairman of the Swift Prize of the King Boudewijn Foundation and a commissioner for the State of the World Commission on Globalization.
ABDULRAZZAK M. ELKHRAIJY
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT. HEAD –
SHARIA GROUP. NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK
Abdulrazzak Mohammed Elkhraijy, he received his B.A. in Economics and Business from Macalester College, St Paul, Minnesota in 1980. Mr. Elkhraijy is an American educated Saudi banker with over thirty years experience in Islamic Banking, having joined the National Commercial Bank, NCB, Saudi Arabia oldest and largest bank by market capitalization in 1980 as a management trainee. Between 1987 and 1994 Mr. Elkhraijy's was elevated to the position of acting and regional manager for the western and eastern regions and in 1994 he was made deputy head of the Islamic Banking Division, IBD.
Mr. Elkhraijy's was the head of the Islamic Retail Banking Division from in 2004. n December of 2006, he was appointed to be the head of the Islamic banking
development group. He is also responsible for maintaining and expanding NCB's position as the leader in Islamic finance, both retail and corporate; in addition to monitoring Shariah-compliance across NCB. Mr. Elkhraijy is also a member of several high-level banking committees at NCB and board member of some local and international institutions.
DEAN OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Specialized in strategy, Professor Joaquín Garralda has spent over two decades studying the internal culture of business organizations and strategic analysis. This background has led him in recent years to the area of corporate social responsibility. In his own words: “I study CSR from a strategic perspective. I analyse how to introduce it into business culture and how to evaluate its performance for investment decision purposes.”
At present Professor Garralda is The UN Global Compact's Spanish Association Secretary, since 2000, he has been a member of the Ethics Committee of Morgan Stanley’s Ethics Fund (at present Invercaixa), and he is involved in the development of manuals that permit the measurement and evaluation of CSR. His concern for business ethics goes back to 1992 when he designed and implemented the first course of business ethics at Instituto de Empresa. He is currently a patron of Fundación Lealtad, where he analyses criteria for transparency in the management of not-for-profit organizations.
Joaquín holds a degree in Economic Sciences from Universidad Complutense Madrid, an MBA from IE and the ITP form London Business School. He has combined his teaching career with intense professional activity as a consultant in the fields of organisation and strategy in diverse companies, as a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and member of several managerial boards. “Now, I basically advise companies on issues of social responsibility”.
Joaquín Garralda contributes regularly to leading media agents in the field of economics in Spain and Latin America, and also speaks at major forums and conferences.