Joaquín Coello Brufau is a businessperson who has been the head of 12 different companies. Presently, he is Chairman for The Barcelona Economics Institute.
He is also Chairman for Carulla Foundation and on the board of 9 other companies.
In the past he held the position of Chairman & President for Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona, Chairman at Eurojet, Chairman for Applus Services SA and Chairman for Applus Servicios Tecnológicos SLU (a subsidiary of Applus Services SA), President at The European Association of Aerospace Industries, Head-Projects at Bazan Shipyards, Director-Platform Area at Intemationale Schiffs Studien GmbH, General Manager & Director at Industría de Turbo Propulsores SA, General Manager at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Eólica SA, General Manager for Gamesa Power Systems SA, Chairman for Euskalit and Chairman-Social Council at the University of Barcelona.
Joaquín Coello Brufau received an undergraduate degree from Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Navales and an MBA from Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa.