Enrique Fanjul

Commercial and Economist State Counselor


Professional experience


  • Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy of Spain in:

    - Cairo (1984-87)
    - Beijing (1987-89)
    - Ottawa (2003-2008)
    - The Hague (2011-2015)
  • In 1998, Enrique Fanjul was appointed  Economic Consultant of the Tianjin Municipal Government (China).
  • Representative of Spain in the Board of Governors of the Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) in the period 1997-1998. 
  • Representative of Spain in the Board of Governors of the Common Fund for Commodities (2011-2015).

Private sector

  • Managing director of Técnicas Reunidas Internacional (a major engineering and consultancy company) (1989-1998).
  • Managing director of ACE Cooperación y Proyectos (a company specialized in international financial institution projects) (1998-2003).
  • Chairman of the Spain-China Business Council (1993-2001). This organisation was sponsored by the High Council of Chambers of Commerce and by the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (a State organisation that depends on the Ministry of Trade). 


Other positions

  • Member of the Academic Council of Elcano Royal Institute (2014-).
  • Member of the editorial board of the journals Política Exterior,  Economía Exterior (1998-).
  • Chairman of the Editorial Board of Iberglobal  (Iberglobal is the 1st private website in Spanish about international business and trade) (2001-).
  • Co-director of the Campus on International Trade and Economy-Autonomous University of Madrid (2010-).
  • Professor of the Master on International Relations of Universidad San Pablo-CEU (Madrid) (2010-).Director of the Spanish Center for International Relations (Centro Español de Relaciones Internacionales-Fundación Ortega y Gasset) (2000-2002).