Marcelino Oreja is Managing Director of Enagás since September 2012. He is currently Trustee of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation and Trustee of the Transforma España Foundation.
Marcelino Oreja is an Industrial Property Agent, an Industrial Engineer from the Higher Technical School of Engineering (ICAI) of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas and has completed the Global CEO Program and the Advanced Management Program, both from the IESE Business School.
Between 1992 and 1997 he was General Secretary of the National Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs, maintaining a close collaboration with the Spanish Confederation of Entrepreneurs. Advised in its international and strategic development to companies such as COMET or SERVICOM.
He founded DEF-4 patents and trademarks, which in 1997 he sold to Garrigues Andersen, becoming its General Director.
Among other senior positions, he was the International Director of Aldeasa, General Director of EMTE and, after the merger with COMSA, General Director of COMSA EMTE (the second Spanish group not listed in the infrastructure and technology sector). He was also President of the railway company FEVE.
In the field of politics, from 2002 to 2004 he was Deputy of the European Parliament. He was also a Board Member of the Basque Energy Agency.
He is the author of two books: Inner Journey through Africa (year 2000) and Entrepreneurial Culture and the European Union (year 2003).
The Spanish National Innovation Company (ENISA, Spanish National Innovation Company-. Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism) belongs to the Spanish Government through the General Secretary of Industry and SME of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.
We are focused on supporting the spanish SMEs by Starting- and Scaling- up using the Innovation as a key factor.
Since more than 30 years, ENISA has funded ca. 6.000 Companies with 900 Million EUR.