Mr. José Ignacio Sánchez Galán is Chairman at Avangrid, Inc., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Iberdrola SA, Chairman at Scottish Power Ltd., Chairman-Social Council at University of Salamanca, a Member at Círculo de Economía, a Member at Círculo de Empresarios, a Member at Círculo de Empresarios Vascos, a Member at Consejo Empresarial Para La Competitividad, a Member at Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership, a Member at GlobalScot Network, a Member at La Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección and a Professor at Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid.
He is on the Board of Directors at Bodega Matarromera SA, Aspen Institute Spain Foundation, Fundacion Carolina, Fundación Cotec, Fundación General de la Universidad de Salamanca, Fundacion Iberdrola, Fundacion Museo Guggenheim de Bilbao, Fundación Príncipe de Girona, Fundacion Universitaria Comillas, Museo Nacional Del Prado, Real Instituto Elcano and The Prince of Asturias Foundation. Mr. Sánchez Galán was previously employed as Chairman-Electricity Cluster by World Economic Forum, Chairman by Iberdrola Renovables SA, Chairman by Iberdrola USA, Inc., Chief Executive Officer by Airtel Movil SA, Chairman by EuroJet Turbo GmbH, Chairman by Desafio Espanol 2007 SA, Chairman by Iberdrola Inmobiliaria SAU, Director & General Manager by Industría de Turbo Propulsores SA, Member-Supervisory Board by Nutreco NV, Chairman by Scottish Power UK Plc, and Chief Executive Officer by Vodafone Espana SAU.
He also served on the board at Grupo Matarromera SL, Page Iberica SA and Red Eléctrica Corp. SA.
He received his undergraduate degree from the Instituto Catolico de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas and an undergraduate degree from Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería.