Global Compact Network Spain, the international initiative that promotes corporate sustainability in Spain within the framework of the United Nations, has appointed Cristina Sánchez, until now deputy director of the institution, as its new executive director.

The Executive Committee of the organization has made effective its appointment after a few months in which Sánchez has served as acting director. From now on, she is officially responsible for the tasks of leading the team, identifying and managing strategic partnerships, leading actions related with the attraction of new members, as well as acting as a reference for the organization to relevant stakeholders.

With a degree in History from the ‘Universidad Autónoma de Madrid’, Sánchez holds a Master’s Degree in Contemporary European Studies from the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris, as well as a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Foreign Trade from the ‘Ilustre Colegio de Politólogos y Sociólogos’ of Madrid.

Cristina Sánchez joined the Spanish Global Compact Network in 2007. Since then, she has been responsible for strategic planning, project coordination and funding. She has also been responsible for coordinating the governing bodies and ensuring compliance with the association’s integrity and good governance measures. She has also acted as Spanish representative in UN Global Compact, a function that has led her to actively participate in the different international working groups of UN Global Compact, as well as in forums, conferences and training programs related to sustainability.

Global Compact Network Spain, the international initiative that promotes corporate sustainability in Spain within the framework of the United Nations, has appointed Cristina Sánchez, until now deputy director of the institution, as its new executive director.

The Executive Committee of the organization has made effective its appointment after a few months in which Sánchez has served as acting director. From now on, she is officially responsible for the tasks of leading the team, identifying and managing strategic partnerships, leading actions related with the attraction of new members, as well as acting as a reference for the organization to relevant stakeholders.

With a degree in History from the ‘Universidad Autónoma de Madrid’, Sánchez holds a Master’s Degree in Contemporary European Studies from the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris, as well as a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Foreign Trade from the ‘Ilustre Colegio de Politólogos y Sociólogos’ of Madrid.

Cristina Sánchez joined the Spanish Global Compact Network in 2007. Since then, she has been responsible for strategic planning, project coordination and funding. She has also been responsible for coordinating the governing bodies and ensuring compliance with the association’s integrity and good governance measures. She has also acted as Spanish representative in UN Global Compact, a function that has led her to actively participate in the different international working groups of UN Global Compact, as well as in forums, conferences and training programs related to sustainability.

«I face this new challenge with great responsibility and respect, and with the goal of giving continuity and strengthening the strategy that has placed the Spanish network as the world leader of this initiative. Therefore, my management will focus on optimizing the advantages offered by belonging to the most important international initiative in sustainability, offering  specialized solutions adapted to the needs of companies and consolidate the Spanish network as the natural partner of the business sector to accomplish its work in sustainability,» said Sanchez, with regard to the challenges he has set in his new role as Executive Director of the Global Compact Network Spain.

«I face this new challenge with great responsibility and respect, and with the goal of giving continuity and strengthening the strategy that has placed the Spanish network as the world leader of this initiative. Therefore, my management will focus on optimizing the advantages offered by belonging to the most important international initiative in sustainability, offering  specialized solutions adapted to the needs of companies and consolidate the Spanish network as the natural partner of the business sector to accomplish its work in sustainability,» said Sanchez, with regard to the challenges he has set in his new role as Executive Director of the Global Compact Network Spain.