José Luis Blasco Vázquez

Partner — Governance, Risk & Compliance at KPMG in Spain
Global Head of Climate Change and Sustainability Services, KPMG

Qualifications

Degree in Chemistry from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain). Engineering and New Materials.
Masters in Business Management, Executive MBA from IE Business School, Madrid (Spain).
Representative of the Spanish Institute of Financial Analysts (IEAF) on the Commission on Environmental, Social and Governance Issues (CESG) of the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS).
Member of Instituto de Consejeros-Administradores (ICA) (Institute of Directors-Administrators)
Member of Instituto de Auditores Internos de España (Spanish Institute of Internal Auditors).

Background

José Luis joined KPMG in 2003 and was appointed partner in 2008.
Associate professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He currently lectures in various management, compliance and control, governance and corporate responsibility Masters Degrees at IE Business School, ESADE and Club Español de la Energía.
He is director of the GRI Certified training programme for Spain and non financial information for financial analysts at IEAF.
Expert consultant or member of various groups and committees at the European Commission, European Parliament, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, United Nations and Global Reporting Initiative.
Author of a number of publications on social responsibility, ethics and human rights.
Awarded in 2001 with the Business Values Award.

Skills and expertise

José Luis has over 20 years’ experience in management and independent assurance work for relevant companies in Spain.
Involved in responsibility, ethics and corporate governance projects for almost all of the companies in the IBEX 35 index.
José Luis’s sector experience includes: Energy & Natural Resources, Construction and Banking.