Since 2014 Elena Valderrábano has been driving Telefónica's progress across the ESG pillars and into the core of the company’s strategy. Previously, Elena was Managing Director of Telefónica’s charitable Foundation and before that the Global Head of Telefónica’s brand. Elena developed her career within Repsol, holding several executive roles in sales & marketing and corporate responsibility. Elena is a lawyer by background and has practised in commercial, maritime, and environmental law. Elena holds a double degree in Law and Economics (ICADE), a Masters in Maritime Business and several qualifications in management and the environment.
Elena is passionate about protecting children’s rights as a fundamental basis of corporate responsibility. The MWC panel provides a welcome opportunity to share Telefónica’s commitment to the issues and together, as a sector, push the Global Child Forum’s agenda further.