Center for International Finance (CIF)

Manager: Rosa Magán

We are an interdisciplinary research center focused on the financial sector and its impact on the global economy. Since our founding in 1992, we have worked to contribute to best business practices in the field of finance and economics.


  • Promote regular interaction between entrepreneurs and executives in the financial sector.
  • Generate and disseminate ideas through international publications, workshops and conferences.
  • Have a real, effective impact on society through companies’ everyday activities.

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  • Jean-Philippe Adam
    CEO, Natixis
  • Tomás Alfaro
  • Gonzalo Alcubilla 
    Head of Corporate Banking, Bankia
  • José María Corominas 
    Chairman and CEO, Sievert Partners
  • Ignacio Eyries
    CEO, Caser Seguros
  • Adolfo García Nombela  
    Head of Finance & Insurance, Endesa
  • César González-Bueno
    CEO Spain & Portugal, ING
  • José Leo
    Finance Director, AENA
  • Ernesto López Mozo 
    Chief Financial Officer, Ferrovial Group
  • Carlos Martínez Echavarría
    Member of Board, Fundación Ramón Areces
  • Pedro Mateache  
    Partner, President A.T. Kearney Spain & Portugal
  • Gustavo Trillo Garrigues
    Director Comercial, Bestinver
  • Francisco Velasco  
    Partner Global Financial Services, EY
  • Pere Viñolas
    CEO, Inmobiliaria Colonial


We organize an annual symposium and a series of academic congresses designed to explain and make public our research. Our researchers also participate actively in international conferences and congresses.

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Research lines:

  • Market globalization
  • Market trends
  • Insurance
  • Creating value for shareholders
  • International finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate finance
  • Management by objectives
  • Means of payment
  • Application of new regulatory changes
  • Real estate
  • Company valuation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Banking
  • Emerging markets
  • Initial public offerings
  • Cash management
  • Investment fund management