CLAUSTRO E INVESTIGACIÓN
Méndez Llera, Javier
+34 91 448 08 92
C/ Leonardo Prieto Castro, 2
Born in San Juan de Puerto Rico, holds a B.A. in Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He also holds an M.B.A. and Master in Finance from the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid) and London Business School. He is lecturer on Finance at CUNEF.
He was a former Spanish representative to the European Commission´s Working Group for the development of the White Paper on changes to the Collective Investment Schemes Directive. He has also been a member of the Expert Group for Advisory to the European Commission (DG Internal Market) in relation to European Financial Markets. Also, former Spanish rep to the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies“(EFFAS) Commission on Training & Qualification. As well, former Member of the Association for Investment Management and Research -AIMR- International Chapter of the USA (today known as CFA institute).
He is currently Secretary General of the Spanish Society of Financial Analysts (IEAF) and General Manager of the Foundation for Financial Research (FEF).
As a practitioner in the field of finance he was President of Nordland, a private financial advisory company. Before that, he held numerous executive posts at the BBVA Group in Spain such as Executive Director and Member of the Board of BBVA Asset Management, Head of Equities at BBVA Gestión and Head of Institutional Clients at BBVA Pensiones. Previously he was Vice President and Head of Research at the Brokerage Company BBVA Interactivos in Madrid and CEO of the Portuguese broker Midas Investimentos in Lisbon. Prior to that, he was Vice President of the Private Banking unit of BBVA. He started his career at SAFEI, an asset management boutique in Madrid
1981-1982 Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.) at Instituto de Empresa de Madrid
1976-1981 Bs in Economics and Business Administration at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Áreas de Interés
FINANCE IN GENERAL
2011-To date: Secretary General at the Spanish Financial Analyst Society (IEAF) & General Manager of the Foundation for Financial Research (FEF).
2009- 2011 President of Nordland Financial Investments (private advisory company)
2004-2009 Managing Director at BBVA Asset Manager / Member of the Board.
2000-2004 Head of Portfolio Management at BBVA Pension Funds.
1998-2000 C.E.O. at Midas Investimentos. Equity Broker (Portugal).
1995-1998 Head of Research at BBV Brokerage.
1989-1995 Deputy General Manager at BBV Private Banking.
1987-1989 Head of Research at Banco de Vizcaya.
1986-1987 Portfolio Manager at Banco Exterior de España.
1982-1986 Research Analyst at SAFEI (IPrivate Banking boutique).
Associate Professor at CUNEF.
Adjunct Professor at IE Business School and IE University.
Associate Professor at Centro de Estudios Garrigues.
Professor at the Francisco de Vitoria University.
Professor at CEU Business School.
Ex-Spanish Representative at the Working Group for the development of the UCITS (European Mutual Funds) Directive.
Ex-Member of the Expert Group for Advice to the European Commission (DG Internal Market) on new financial developments.
Ex-Member of the Training and Qualification Commission of the European Federation of Financial Analysts.
Ex-Member of the Association for Investment Management and Research-International Chapter.
VARIOUS ARTICLES ON FINANCE AND ECONOMY IN THE PRESS.
ARTICLES AND ESSAYS IN SPECIALIZED JOURNALS.