DEVA | About us

  • gonzalo lacalle
    gonzalo lacalle
    managing partner and chairman
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    A law graduate from the Complutense University of Madrid, Gonzalo built his professional career in the banking and financial services sector working at Banco Central (London), NatWest (Madrid and London) and AIG. Before founding Deva he ran Investment Banking Services in Spain for Barclays de Zoete Wedd Limited (BZW) and was Chairman of BZW Sociedad de Valores y Bolsa, the brokerage arm.
  • juan torres
    juan torres
    managing partner
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    A graduate in Philosophy and Arts of the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, Juan has built his professional career in the communications field. He served as Director of Communications in Correos y Telégrafos (the Spanish postal service), Head of the Press Office for the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and the Environment and as CEO of Fuentetaja. Before joining Deva he was working as Director of Communications for the Teatro Lírico (Royal Theatre) Foundation.
  • marisol garcía-bango
    marisol garcía-bango
    director of reputation management
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    Marisol García-Bango is a graduate of Political Science from the Complutense University of Madrid and holds a Masters in Financial Management from Instituto de Empresa. From 1981 she worked at Spain’s national hydrocarbons institute and at Repsol. In 2001, she participated in the creation of the oil company’s Corporate Reputation and Citizenship Department, where she served as deputy head.
  • jesús larena
    jesús larena
    account manager
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    A graduate of Information Science, Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising from the Complutense University of Madrid, Jesús is an Account Manager in the Media Relations area. Before joining Deva, he worked for several Spanish media, including press, radio and television. He served as Director of Communication for COAG and as an Account Manager at Llorente.
  • miguel gutiérrez
    miguel gutiérrez
    head of analysis and content
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    A graduate of journalism, specialised in economic and stock market coverage, from the Complutense University of Madrid. Before joining Deva, Miguel worked at the following publications: Menos 25, Universidad y Empleo and La Gaceta de los Negocios.
  • diana esteban
    diana esteban
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    Diana holds a diploma in Business Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid. Diana joined Deva from Caja Madrid.
  • david gómez
    david gómez
    editorial assistant
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    A graduate in journalism from Madrid’s Complutense University with experience in press journalism and corporate communication, business and specialist publishing and social media and online marketing strategy management.
  • vanesa muiños
    vanesa muiños
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    A graduate in journalism from Madrid’s Complutense University. Prior to joining Deva, she worked at several national and international media like RNE, Onda Cero, FAPE, Multimedios Radio México and Grupo Milenio México.
  • idoia revuelta
    idoia revuelta
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    Idioa is a graduate in Journalism and holds a Masters in Corporate Communication from San Pablo CEU University. She worked for three years as account executive and manager at Sentido Común Comunicación. She has also worked in the communications department of several companies and institutions (Siemens, Fiat Automóviles España, Arcelor Mittal, Copenhagen Business School). Lastly, she has worked as a finance and business reporter for news agency Europa Press.
  • cristina garcía
    cristina garcía
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    Cristina is a graduate in Advertising and PR and holds a Masters in Communications Management. Before joining Deva she built her career in the institutional departments of various associations and at TresCom Comunicación, managing the communication effort of Spanish companies in multiple sectors such as healthcare, tourism, real estate and emerging technologies.
  • jessica rodríguez
    jessica rodríguez
    community manager
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    Journalist, blogger and social network expert. She has reported for Infoactualidad and founded the audiovisual association Enfocando. She currently monitors and analyses corporate reputations in the media and digital communities, as well as planning, developing and implementing online corporate communication strategies.
  • iván carballido
    iván carballido
    director of the Barcelona office
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    Having studied business and law, Mr. Carballido boasts an extensive career in publishing and strategic consultancy. Before joining Deva he was working as the head of accounts at Portaveu, an agency specialised in financial sector public relations.
  • alfonso jáuregui
    alfonso jáuregui
    director of public affairs
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    A law graduate, Alfonso has built the large part of his career in the media sector. He has worked as general secretary for the King’s College group, director of legal advisory and human resources at Vía Digital, under-secretary to the spokesperson for the government of Spain, director of institutional relations at Sogecable and head of regulation at Prisa.
  • lara álvarez
    lara álvarez
    34 913601664
    A journalism graduate from Madrid’s Complutense University, she has also studied Spanish Literature. After a stint at Institut des Hautes Études des Communications Sociales (IHECS) in Brussels, she worked as reporter for an Asturian daily, La Nueva España, prior to joining Deva.
  • silvia gimeno
    silvia gimeno
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    A journalism graduate and Master in Business and Institutional Communication from Universidad Autónoma (Barcelona). Before joining Deva, she was a junior reporter in the general daily La Vanguardia and acted as a communications officer at the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain.
  • marta lópez fernández
    marta lópez fernández
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    A graduate in Journalism of the Universidad Complutense (Madrid) and in Portuguese Philology for the UCM (Madrid). Based in Lisbon since 2010, prior to joining Deva she held various positions in communications roles for several non-profit organizations in Portugal and Spain, including the Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres and Mó de Vida, development coop and NGO.