Elena Salgado

Current activity

Strategic advisory and economic consulting.

  • Senior Advisor at MAIO Legal, SLP.
  • Member of the International Advisory Board of ABERTIS, one of the leading infrastructure companies.
  • Member of the Europe Advisory Council of TRILANTIC Capital Partners.

Previous activity

  • Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance Member of Parliament.
  • Minister of Public Administrations.
  • Minister of Health and Consumer Affairs.
  • Top-level managerial posts in various private companies in the technology sector.
  • Managing Director of Lenzi Consulting.
  • Secretary of State for Communications of the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Environment.
  • Director General for Personnel Costs and Public Pensions (Ministry of Economy and Finance).
  • Director of Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade).

Board memberships (1985 – 2004)

  • Hunosa, Renfe, Trasmediterranea, Fábrica Nacional Moneda, Hispasat, Telefónica, Retevisión, Arthur Andersen, Abertis and Telecom.


  • Industrial Engineer, specializing in Energy.
    Polytechnic University of Madrid.
  • Graduate in Economic Science.
    Complutense University of Madrid.
  • MBA.
    EOI Business School.


  • English and French.