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José Manuel Entrecanales is Chairman and CEO of ACCIONA, a leading group of companies dedicated to renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure solutions, present in more than 60 countries with 40.000 employees. He is also Chairman of ACCIONA Energía, the group’s energy division that listed on the Madrid stock exchange in July 2021. ACCIONA Energía is the largest pure renewable energy utility in the world.
Mr. Entrecanales is actively engaged in some of the leading public-private initiatives supporting sustainable development and the fight against climate change, including United Nations Global Compact, the World Bank’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. He is a founding member of the Pro CNIC Foundation, the main public-private initiative for cardiovascular research in Spain, patron of the Princess of Asturias Foundation, of the Prado Museum and of the Alalá Foundation. He is also member of the Board of the Instituto de la Empresa Familiar (Spain’s leading organization for family-owned businesses, of which he was Chairman from 2012 to 2014). Mr Entrecanales is Chairman of acciona.org, dedicated to promoting universal access to water and energy. He has recently been appointed Honorary Ambassador of Marca España.