TEAM
Management team
Javier Fernández Plasencia
Managing Partner
Education
  • Graduated in Actuarial and Treasury sciences by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
  • Actuary of pensions plans and founds.
  • Obtained the competence of research by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
  • Course of specialization in the insurances industry by the Wharton Business School, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Numerous courses of sectoral specialization.
  • Presenter and professor of numerous courses, lectures and seminars specialized about the insurances sector, the social forecast, business strategy and organization, risks measuring, accounting rules, etc.
  • Author of several books of the insurance sector ("Tablas de mortalidad de la población española", "Estadísticas del sector seguros", "las NIIF en seguros") and a plenty of articles in economic and insurance specialized press. (over 50).
Work Experience
  • Current: Managing Partner at IDEAS.
  • 2002-2006: Counsel area director to insurance and pensions companies in KPMG.
  • 1998-2001: Diverse responsibilities in KPMG.
  • 1994-1998: Independent advisor of various insurance companies and pensions founds.
  • 1988-1998: Diverse responsibilities in UNESPA.
José Luis Maestro
Managing Partner
Education
  • Graduated in law: Lawyer from the distinguished lawyers college of Madrid.
  • Inspector of the national treasury. (excess).
  • Tax office school professor (Law of the insurance contract, accounting and insurances financial analysis).
  • Professor in several private institutions and author of numerous monographs and field Works about technical, legal and accounting related with insurances activities.
  • Member of ROAC.
  • Publish books, "Manual de Contabilidad y Análisis Financiero de Seguros". Madrid 1991 (696 pages), "Normativa Contable de Seguros". Madrid, 1993 (645 pages), "Garantías Técnico-Financieras de las Entidades Aseguradoras". Barcelona, 2000 (453 pages).
Work Experience
  • Current: Managing partner at IDEAS.
  • 1999-2006: Chief Financial Officer Winterthur group.
  • 1998-1999: Managing partner of the insurances area in KPMG.
  • 1995-1998: Managing partner of the insurances group Coopers & Lybrand.
  • Chief Inspector of statistics and balance analysis from the "Dirección General de Seguros" and assistant manager of inspections.
Luis A. Del Pulgar
Managing Partner
Education
  • Graduated in law: Lawyer from the distinguished lawyers college of Madrid.
  • Graduated in political and administration sciences (Specialist in administration sciences and international studies).
  • Doctorate in applied economy.
  • Proficiency in Academic Research
  • Specialist postgraduated in accounting and finances.
  • Numerous postgraduated courses (Financial accounting, cost accounting, Audit and control administration, Environmental audit and control, Financial systems and products, Business finances and stock-market analysis, Future market analysis and options, investment financial instruments…)
  • Presenter in various seminary specialization courses and seminars.
  • Various investigations. Doctoral thesis: Institutional analysis and Taxes regimen of collective investment institutions in the European Union.
Work Experience
  • Current: Managing partner at IDEAS.
  • 1991 – 2006: Independent professional: Various responsibility positions in services companies of audit and consultancy office.
Pilar Sánchez Iglesias
Employee Benefits Director
Education
  • Graduated in Actuarial and Treasury sciences by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
  • Actuary of pensions plans and founds.
  • Numerous courses of sectoral specialization.
  • Presenter and professor of numerous courses, lectures and seminars.
  • Author of various publications specialized press.
Work Experience
  • Current: Employee Benefits Director at IDEAS.
  • 1998 - 2006: Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Various responsibilities, as Social forecast administration of numerous offices and management of large accounts.
  • 1995 - 1998: Arthur Andersen.
  • 1988 - 1995: WMM & Fraser.
Mónica Palá-Vicarregui Peña
Senior Manager
Education
  • Economic and business sciences graduated by the Univeresity of Barcelona.
  • Insurances actuary by the University of Barcelona.
  • Insurances Techniques master`s degree by the University of Barcelona.
  • PDD (Program of Directives Development)By the IESE.
  • Management and Leadership Course, organized by Gen Re Business School in Cologne (Germany).
  • Numerous courses of sectoral specialization.
  • Presenter in courses and seminaries of sectorial specialization and management.
  • Professor of the Economic and business Sciences faculty, University of Barcelona, teaching courses of Mathematics and Insurances general theory.
  • Professor of the UNED, teaching courses of economics and Business administration.
  • Professor of ICADE, teaching courses of statistics.
Work Experience
  • Current: Senior Manager at IDEAS.
  • 2002-2008: Administrative of life in CAIXASABADELL VIDA.
  • 2001-2002: Head of the Department of Actuarial Studies of EMPERIO SEGUROS.
  • 1994-2001: Head of the Life, Pensions and Accidents Department at IMPERIO SEGUROS.
  • 1990-1993: IBERIA General Insurance Company. Management and Administration of the Life Area.
Susana Donaire Pascual
Senior Manager
Education
  • Degree in Economic and Business Sciences. Actuarial Branch.
  • Doctoral Program of the Department of Financial Economics and Accounting and Doctoral Program of the Department of Statistics.
  • Courses, conferences and seminars on financial, tax and accounting matters.
Work Experience
  • Current: Senior Manager at IDEAS.
  • 2001 -2008: Ofitour, S.L. Financial Director.
  • 1984 -2001: Preventiva, Compañía de Seguros y Reaseguros S.A. Financial Director.
  • 2006: Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE. Coauthor of the Manual of Financial Accounting. Editorial Aranzadi.
  • 1995 - 2003: Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE. Professor of the Financial Management Department.
  • 1985 -1995: Universidad Complutense - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences. Professor of the departments of Statistics and Financial Economics and Accounting I.
Luis Manuel Medina
Senior Manager
Education
  • Bachelor of Economics and Business Administration from the Universisdad Autonoma of Barcelona.
  • Executive Development Program (PDD, IESE Business School, Barcelona).
  • Management Leadership Process (Ashrigde Businness School , UK).
  • Postgraduate in Solvency II by INESE.
  • Master in digital marketing by IIMN (International Marketing Institute).
  • Master in Auditing by UDIMA and CEF
Work Experience
  • Current: Senior Manager at IDEAS.
  • 2011-2013 Direct Sales Director Genesis and Regal Channel.
  • 2003-2010 Director Operations Channel mediators and Bancassurance Liberty Seguros.
  • 2001-2002 Director Design and control of Liberty Seguros processes.
  • 1998-2000 Internal Audit Director of the RoyalSunAlliance group.
  • 1996-1997 Financial Director - Administrative Sun Alliance.
  • 1988-1995 Ernst & Young, various responsibilities in Auditing, specialization in Banking and Insurance.
Lorenzo Ripado Martín
Senior Manager
Education
  • Technical Engineer in Management Computing by the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid
  • Master in Development of Microsoft Applications by Ceticsa.
  • Master in Java J2EE Systems Development by Ceticsa.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office application automation, both at the client and server level.
  • Extensive knowledge of Business Intelligence and Data Mart applications such as the analysis and reporting tools of SQL Server and ERPs such as Microsoft Business Solutions (Navision).
  • Intensive English courses.
  • Attendance at numerous courses and seminars.
Work Experience
  • Current: Senior Manager at IDEAS.
  • 2006-2016: IT Manager at IDEAS directing numerous projects of Information Technologies elaborated in Visual Basic, J2EE and .NET making consultations to the main database managers like SQL Server, Oracle and DB2.
  • 2004-2006: Programmer analyst at KPMG (insurance department) developing projects in Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Basic .NET, classic ASP and Java J2EE under the main database managers: SQL Server 2000, Oracle and IBM DB2.
  • 2002-2004: Programmer in the Virtual Catalog where he worked developing an application in Visual Basic for commercials of the company with queries in SQL Server.
Juan María Arévalo Velasco
IT Manager
Education
  • Technical Engineer in Management Information Technology by the "Universidad Pontificia de Comillas."
  • Attendance at numerous courses and seminars.
Work Experience
  • Current: Manager IT at IDEAS: directing numerous projects of Information Technologies elaborated in .NET making consultations to the main database managers like SQL Server, Oracle and DB2.
Joaquín Surribas Fernández
Manager
Education
  • Bachelor of Business Administration and Management by the "Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) de Madrid."
  • Master in Insurance Management - ICEA (MDA)
  • Postgraduate in Solvency II by the University of Barcelona (taught by INESE)
  • MSc Schüleraustausch at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management; Vallendar, Germany
  • Course of Non-Life Technical Provisions (INESE)
  • Higher Insurance Course (UNED)
  • Title of insurance broker Group A
  • Attendance at other courses and seminars.
  • It has a transversal vision of the insurance sector for having worked on projects of very diverse nature, from internal control and risk management, Solvency II, to purely technical projects, etc. In addition, he has a high linguistic ability, customer orientation and teamwork, analytical mind and attitude of constant improvement.
Work Experience
  • Current: Manager at IDEAS
  • 2012-2016: Consultant at IDEAS
  • 2008: ATP Mutua Madrileña Madrid Masters