At GHENOVA we contribute the expertise inherent in our own development process and we believe in our joint capacities. This team spirit inspires us to base our growth on discipline and creativity. We are team players.
One of our guarantees of quality are our project management methods, permanently improved thanks to the experience provided from working with clients who are a global reference.
Here you can learn about the people at the head of our organization.
He is an industrial engineer with vast experience in the technical field, as well as in the management of nuclear power plants. He teaches at the Technical School of Engineering in Seville.
After over 20 years as CEO of GHENOVA in Andalusia, he assumed the presidency in 2006. Carlos is not only a partner and founder, but also high representative of the company.
He is an industrial engineer specialized in the naval sector. He has held different technical, commercial and management positions at GHENOVA throughout his career. Before assuming the position of CEO he was the COO (Chief Operating Officer) of the company.
Partner, founder and CEO at GHENOVA.
Francisco devises the corporate strategy and supervises the implementation of plans and policies. In addition, he is in charge of the area dealing with business development, operations and corporate services.
He is an industrial engineer specialized in the naval and industrial sectors. Prior to his current position at Ghenova Brazil he held the position of corporate services manager.
Raúl is a partner at Ghenova and has maximal authority at Ghenova Brazil. He leads the three main areas of the organization: business development, operations and general services.
He received a BS in Building Technology in the UK and is a technical industrial engineer.
After taking part in several engineering and R+D+I projects worldwide, he joined the department of quality as process and procedure manager in 2008. He has occupied his current position since 2015.
Miguel is responsible for the planning, assurance, control and quality improvement and for the environment, as well as for the quality system on a corporate scale.
He is an industrial engineer with an MS in Industrial Design with a focus on planning. Before assuming his current position, this specialist in the market of cruise ships performed the functions of technical director in the naval division and of quality and environmental manager.
Antonio holds a position of great responsibility in which people, their knowledge and their abilities are the main asset. He is accountable for personnel and competence management, WHS (Workplace Health and Safety), training, recruitment and management of expatriates, as well as for international human resources.
He holds a BS in Business and Economics and an MS in Business and Administration. He worked as CFO (Chief Financial Officer) in several companies in the hotel industry before coming to Ghenova. He has been our corporate services manager since 2012, a position he balances with teaching in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Seville.
José Ignacio supervises the correct functioning of the entire organization, as well as the area of operations. He is in charge of several departments: financial, sales and infrastructures, ICT and legal. In addition, he is responsible for the facilities: offices, teams and services.
This industrial engineer, with an MS in Industrial Design with a focus on planning, joined Ghenova as project leader in 2008.
Since 2013 he has been developing his competence in the area of Business Development.
Julian’s main task is identify and develop opportunities that help the company to expand, along with the fulfillment of the business objectives. He leads the commercial and product development (R+D+I) team, as well as the area of marketing and communication.
This industrial engineer held positions of high responsibility in different projects involved with the Internet and GIS before joining Ghenova as project manager in the naval-industry division. He was CCO (Chief Commercial Officer) of this area prior to his current position.
Federico is in charge of assessing, planning and developing offers and contracts. He also manages the client portfolio at their early stages, taking part in the business strategy.
This chemical engineer holds an MS in International Business Management.
He joined Ghenova in 2012 to boost the development of the German market with his experience as international business and investment consultant. He was directly involved in the opening of the GHENOVA Engineering Germany offices in Berlin and Hamburg.
Ignacio is responsible for the client and partner portfolio in Germany, along with the promotion and communication within this market.
This industrial engineer boasts wide experience in product development and international business. As CCO for the Spanish and Portuguese markets until 2015, he coordinated the establishment in Brazil.
Rui Miguel handles the client and partner portfolio in the European market.
This engineer in Geodesy, Cartography and Topography joined Ghenova in 2011 after more than 10 years as project manager in the field of civil and building engineering.
Raúl oversees the client and partner portfolio in this market, which he balances with the promotion and communication in Latin America.
He holds BS’s in Business and Administration and Marketing, and an MS in International Business.
Having been involved with the promotion of internationalization in both public and private spheres, he joined Ghenova in 2013.
Andrés handles the client portfolio, offers and marketing at Ghenova Brazil, as well as the sectoral and geographical diversification of the company in Latin America.
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
This industrial engineer has developed his professional career in Ghenova, successively assuming positions of higher responsibility: project engineer, project manager, quality manager, planning manager and finally, project controller.
Mariano is responsible for the managers of the other divisions and takes part in the drafting of offers and contracts by contributing the technical plan. Furthermore, he coordinates and participates in the definition, planning, subcontracting and execution of projects.
This Naval and Oceanic engineer boasts extensive experience in the naval and industry sectors. He specialized in the yacht market and joined Ghenova as project manager of the naval-industrial division, which he started to run just two years later.
José María has full responsibility for the projects in his division and his mission is guaranteeing excellence in each and every one of them. Among his duties are coordinating the project teams and planning the resources and permanent support in the commercial operations linked with his division.
INDUSTRY, ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER
This industrial engineer has a vast professional trajectory. He has experience in multinational industrial groups, security companies and engineering, fields in which he has held positions of responsibility.
He joined Ghenova in 2011 and has occupied his current position ever since. He also teaches at the University of Seville.
Rafael is fully responsible for the projects in his division and his mission is guaranteeing excellence in each and every one of them. Coordinating the project teams and planning the resources and permanent support in the commercial operations linked with his division are among his duties.
He has a BS in Business and Administration and boasts wide experience in the banking sector. He joined our finance department in 2009, assuming the management of GHENOVA Brazil’s same department just three years later.
Javier has full responsibility for the projects in his division and his mission is guaranteeing excellence in each and every one of them. Among his duties are coordinating the project teams and planning the resources and permanent support in the commercial operations linked with his division.
This industrial engineer has great experience in management in companies that offer technological solutions in the areas of engineering, ICT or infrastructure development. He has held his current position since 2014.
Antonio is directly responsible for the projects in his division and his mission is guaranteeing excellence in each and every one of them. Coordinating the project teams and planning the resources and permanent support in the commercial operations linked with his division are among his duties.
She holds a BS in Business and Administration and worked as a consultant for PwC. She also held resposibility for the accounting and administration in the Alinghi Team in the America Cup.
Mercedes oversees the corporate administration, as well as that of the subsidiary companies, and draws up estimates and budgets, manages the analytical accounting and optimizes the procedures.
Additionally, she coordinates the external audits.
She has BA’s in Law and Journalism and postgraduate studies in Law and Political Science. Over ten years of experience in corporate legal advice make Ana an expert in the negotiation, drafting and revision of international contracts.
She is responsible for the legal assistance provided to all firms in the cluster, especially in the area of business development, where she offers counsel in the recruitment processes and the establishment of the company in new countries. Furthermore, she coordinates and manages the external handling.