Speaker Profile

ALEA Asier

Job TitleGeneral Director of Strategic Programmes of the Government of Biscay


Asier Alea is the General Director of Strategic Programmes of the Government of Biscay. He is a B.A. Double Major in Economics and International Relations, graduated Summa Cum Laude & First in Class from Boston University, Master in Economic Policy from Oxford University and MBA from MIT Sloan.

He commenced his professional career as Associate Consultant at LEK Consulting (working in London, Chicago and Milan 1998-2001), Senior Analyst at the Department of Corporate Strategy at Telefonica in Madrid (2001-2003),working then in Guascor as Deputy to the CEO (Bilbao 2005-2010) and continuing at Dresser-Rand, first as Director of Strategy at the Renewable Energies business unit, becoming the Director of the Global Department of Strategy & Corporate Development of this multinational energy sector since 2013 to 2015.

In 2015, he joined the new Regional Government of the Basque Province of Biscay as General Manager of Trade Promotion and Tourism. 

Conference Sessions

  • Investment opportunities through public-private partnerships in the new ISLAND OF BILBAO

    04-Jun-2020, 16:00 - 17:30, SALON CROISETTE - Palais 5

    Bilbao-Bizkaia the attractive city-region in the Hub of Southern Atlantic Europe will present its urban-regeneration momentum at its New Innovation & Knowledge ...

    • Language: English