ANCES President and representative of Spanish BICs - BIC Euronova Malaga (Spain)
Phd in Economics from the University of Malaga, Bachelor of Economics from the University of Deusto and auditor, Álvaro Simon is General Manager of BIC Euronova, European Business and Innovation Centre of Malaga, since 1993. In addition, he is President and founder of ANCES (National Association of Spanish BICs) since April 2009 and President of EBN (European BICs Network) since September 2012.
Previously he worked in the Commercial Office of Spain in Tokio Japan, Lloyds Bank, Caja Postal group and he has exercised the auditing profession with his own company.
Álvaro Simón is also associate professor at the University of Malaga since 2005, in the department of Economics and Business Administration (Faculty of Economics) where he teaches business creation and Technology innovation.
He is also an expert evaluator on Business Innovation Centres by DG Regio and has accomplished several BICs evaluation reports in France and Italy.
Has participated in several conferences as speaker on Business innovation, Technology transfer and management of Business innovation centres.
Linguistic skills : Spanish,French, English and some Japanese.