Speakers

 

Speakers MedaWeek 2018

MedaWeek is attended by the most engaging and interesting speakers of the regional economic sphere, because nothing is more important than people in your business!

Ahmed M. Al Wakil

President

ASCAME

Mohammad Choucair

Acting President

ASCAME

Anwar Zibaoui

General Coordinator

ASCAME MedaWeek

Nasser Kamel

Secretary General

Union for the Mediterranean

Jorge Borrego

Senior Deputy Secretary General

Union for the Mediterranean

Senén Florensa

President

European Institute of the Mediterranean

Salaheddine Mezouar

General Director

La Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc

Pere Navarro

Special Delegate of the State

Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona

Blanca Sorigué

Managing Director

El Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona

Cheikh Kante

Minister for the Plan for an Emerging Senegal 

Senegal Governement

Khoudia Mbaye

Minister for Investments and Development 

Republic of Senegal

Miquel Rey

Director General de Negoci

EURECAT

Houda Allal

General Director

Observatoire Méditerranéen de l’Énergie

Nina Heindrichs

Regional Director 

BBi Communication Southern Europe & North Africa

Janet Heckman

Contry Head Egypt and Managing Director SEMED

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Geoffrey Lipman

Director, TraNexus Limited

Former General Director, IATA, UNWTO

Joan Romero Circuns

CEO

Acció

Maria Helena de Felipe Lehtonen

President

AFAEMME

Miguel Vicente

Chairman

Barcelona Tech City

Mª Carmen Margelí

Head of International Development

EURECAT

José Ramón Mohedano

Conseiller Associé

Axis Afrique

Fathallah Sijilmassi

Former Secretary General

Union for the Mediterranean 

Roger Albinyana

Director of Mediterranean Regional Policies and Human Development

European Institute of the Mediterranean

Isabel Romero

President

Instituto Halal

Maria Àngels Chacon

Consellera de Empresa i Coneixement, Generalitat de Catalunya

Generalitat de Catalunya

Rubens Hannun

President

Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce

Tamer Mansour

Advisor to the President

Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce

Peter Rondorf

General Consul

Germany General Consulate

Philippe Guillaumet

General Secretary

MedPorts

Rachid Maaninou

Deputy Secretary General

Union for the Mediterranean

Jordi Torrent

International Affairs Officer

Barcelona Tech City

Abdel-illah Madi

Digital Marketing Strategist

Erabia

Adel Hamani

Member of the Sfax Chamber of Commerce and Industry,

President of the International Relation Committeee

Natalia Màs

Secretary for Foreing Action and EU

Generalitat de Catalunya

Reto Wittwier

President

Smart Hospitality Solutions


Anaël Le Bihan 

Head of Cooperation Projects

ASCAME

Mireia Borrell

Director General of Foreign Relations

Government of Catalonia 

Arslan Chikhaoui

Chairman

Nord Sud Ventures Strategy Consultancy Center

Houda Benghazi

General Manager

Consejo Económico Marruecos-España

Yannis Benyelles

Director

CO Ges Développement

Joan Ramon Rovira

Director of Economic Studies and International

Barcelona Chamber of Commerce

Isaac Martin Barbero

Chief Cities & Communities Officer

Cabify

Mondher Khenfir

Entrepreneur and Business Angel

Wiki Startup

Mondher Jaziri

CEO

Owl Lab

Moises Santana

Neila Benzina

Managing Director

Business and Decision Group

Mar Alarcón

Founder & CEO

SocialCar

Davide Rovera

EWorks Manager

ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute

Bacely Yorobi

CEO and Co-founder

ConnectX Global

Paul Fox

Director of Entrepreneurship Studies

La Salle Campus Barcelona

Xavier Puig Soler

Instructor

Catalan Competition Authority

Toni Mascaró

President

Barcelona Loves Entrepreneurs (BLE)

Roger Puigví

Public Affairs Manager

Scoot

Mar Pallas Poy

VP Europe Market Development

Scoot Networks

Roula Moussa

CEO

Netways & DiasporaID

Maria Benjumea

Founder & CEO

Dr. Stefano Bonfa

Owner & Manager

OxSDE

Dina H. Sherif

CEO & Director

Ahead of the Curve

Andre Abi Awad

Founder

Entreprenergy

Burcu Tuncer

Coordinator

SwitchMed

Fadi Saab

Chairman

Trans Capital Finance

Aintzane Arbide

Technological Partner DFactory Incubator, Business Development Manager

Leitat Technological Center

Núria Balada

President

Institut Català de les Dones

Joan Guasch

Senior Area Manager, Public Programmes

EURECAT

Conchi Garcia

Co-founder & CEO

Club Ecommerce

Hakam Kanafani

Chairman & Partner 

Arab Advisors Group in Jordan

Inés Müller

Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Guinwa Jalloul

President/CEO

Technology Sarl

Elif Coskunkan

Managing Partner

Etohum

Youssef El Alaoui 

Vice-President General

Apebi

Sisco Sapena

President & CEO

Lleida

Luis Badrinas

CEO

Barcelona Health Hub

Ramy Boujawdeh

Deputy General Manager

Berytech

Rachid El Mrabet

Innovation Manager

IRESEN

Jose Manuel Duran

Delegate Middle East & North Africa Delegation

CDTI

Murat Erten

General Manager

Izmir Techno Park 

Hicham Iraqi Houssaini

Morocco Country Manager

Microsoft

Emmanuel Noutary

General Delegate

ANIMA Investment Network

Abdul Malik Al Jaber

Founder and Chairman

Arabreneur

Fadi Mikati

Co-funder & President

TEC-Tripoli Entrepreneurs Club

Joan Parra

Technological Partner DFactory, Executive Vice-President

Leitat

Faissal Khdiri

General Manager

M2M Group

Mathieu Carenzo

Director

IESE Entrepreneurship Center

Boutheina Ben Yaghlane

General Director

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

Zakaria Fahim 

CEO

Hub Africa 

Tamer Taha

Founder & CEO

Yomken

Ricard Garriga

CEO Trioteca, co-founder

Torret Road Capital & Menorca Millennials

Mohamed Azzam

Daniel Romy

CEO

Media Digital Ventures

Eduard de Gispert

Director

Barceló Hotels & Resorts

Eva Ballarin

Director

Hospitality Innovation Planet

Amine Moukarzel

CEO

Golden Tulip

Georgios Drakopoulos

President & CEO

Tourism Generis

Hala El Khatib

Executive Director

Egyptian Tourism Federation

Daniela Freund

Associate Dean for Corporate and International Relations

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi

Josep-Francesc Valls

Professor

Department of Marketing Management (ESADE)

Karim Yahiaoui

Corporate Relations Director

AirFrance

Baker Ahmad Alserhan

President

International Islamic Marketing Association

Tomás Guerrero

Managing Director

Halal International Tourism

Djamal Eddine Bou Abdallah

President

Círculo de Comercio e Indústria Hispano-Argelino

Enver Cebi

Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer

Halal Booking.com

Susanna Barquin

Deputy Director

Prodeca

Barbara Ruiz-Bejarano

IR Director

Instituto Halal

Muhammad Hamid Ali

Chris Nader

Vice President

Shaza Hotels

Paul Haddad

Head Kitchen

Hotel Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

Elif Berrak Taşyürek

Comercial Attachè

Oficina Comercial del Consulado General de la República de Turquía en Barcelona

Federico Montilla

Southen Europe & Latin America Director

Santa Fe Relocation

George Simons

Founder

George Simons International

Virgili Callizo

International HR & Corporate Security

Cellnex Telecom 

Nejia Ben-Hellal

President

Tunisian Business Women League

Besma Al-Qassar

WMF Founder & Project Manager

Women Mentor Forum

Cecilia Coll

HR Manager

Laboratoires Quinton

Boye Kadiakhe

Conseiller Associé 

Axis Afrique

Esteban Redolfi

Director of Innovation

Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Dario Speranza

Vice President – Political and Institutional Analysis and Scenarios

Eni

Dror Cohen

Senior Advisor

Israeli Minister of Energy, Water Resources and National Infrastructure

Jad Jalloul

Marketing Manager

Technology Sarl 

Kalil Hassan Khalil

Chairman of Digital Division

FEDCOC and Winner Group

Marco Cunetto

Regional Project Coordinator

BUSINESSMED

Mohad Murrar

CEO

Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund ISSF

Sonsoles Morales

Intercultural Leadership Expert

BBi Communication

Silvia Richarte

HR Manager

Comsa

Miguel García-Herraiz

Deputy Secretary General, Water & Environment

Union for the Mediterranean

Paul Torret

Director

ISEMAR

Fabio Fugazzotto

Head of Marine Innovation

Enel Green Power

Georgina Padilla

Project Manager

Barcelona Chamber of Commerce

Roberto Sandrini

ProTEUs Project

Venice Chamber of Commerce

Markos Damasiotis

Head of Development Programmes Division

Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving

Riccardo Pulselli

Project Manager

MAESTRALE Project

Jason Bongailas

Manager

Malta Marittima

Mounir Ghribi

Director

Sustainable Blue Growth Initiative |In-Charge of International Cooperation and Strategic Partnerships

Ioannis Chatjigeorgiou

Professor

National Technical University of Athens

Roberto Grassi

European Project Manager

Arco Latino

Nikos Ntaras

Project Manager

Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving

Emanuele Garzia

Vice President

CCIAA Cagliari

Alessandra Romolo

 

Davide Strangis

Executive Secretary of the InterMediterranean Commission 

Conference of Peripherical Maritime Regions

Christos Economou

Head of Unit

European Commission

Maria Groueva

Joint Secretariat

Interreg Med Programme

Antonio del Pino

National Representative for Spain

PANORAMED Project

Barbara di Piazza

Head of Joint Secretariat

ADRION Interreg Programme

Jean-Pierre Halkin

Head Of Unit – Competence Centre Macro-regions and Territorial Co-operation

European Commission

Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona

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