Rodrigo Madrazo was appointed General Manager of COFIDES in August 2018.
He entered Spain's Civil Service in 2001 as a State Economist. Between July 2015 and August 2018 he was Director General for Economic Policy in the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Before 2015, Mr Madrazo held different positions in that Directorate General for Economic Policy, including Deputy Director General between 2012 and 2015. Previously he worked in the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce as Senior Advisor in the department of Industry. Between 2007 and 2012, he headed the Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish Embassy in Ecuador.
Mr Madrazo also has relevant experience in the corporate sector since he was a Member of the Board of Directors of Aena (IBEX35 listed company), Instituto de Crédito Oficial (the Spanish public bank) and also ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones, the Spanish agency in charge of promoting external trade and attracting foreign investment..
Rodrigo Madrazo is a graduate in Economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. On completion of his PhD he was awarded the “Extraordinary Prize”. He also holds a master in Public Administration from the Fiscal Studies Institute and EOI Business School. He is the author of several specialised publications in the fields of Spanish economy and international trade.