Manuel Giménez Rasero

Executive Director, SpainDC

Manuel Giménez is a professional in law and institutional relations. With more than 16 years of experience as a litigation lawyer, between 2019 and March 2021, he was the independent Counselor of Economy, Employment and Competitiveness of the Government of the Community of Madrid. In September 2021, he was elected Executive Director at Spain DC.

With a management-oriented profile, Giménez was responsible for leading the Community of Madrid’s response to the labour and economic crisis provoked by Covid-19. He has also been at the forefront of the region’s economic planning, attracting investors, internationalisation, industry, energy, trade, consumption and employment. Digital transformation and the commitment to new technologies have been his professional interests.

International Legal Studies LL.M, a graduate in Political Science from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, a graduate in Business Administration and Management and a graduate in Law from ICADE, Manuel Giménez has also been a Global Shaper and a member of the Advisory Board of the Rafael del Pino Foundation. He has also taught EU Law and World Trade Organisation Law at UPComillas and U. Ramón Llull.