Elena Valderrábano is Global Director of Corporate Ethics and Sustainability at Telefónica and president of DIRSE. Previously she has been Managing Director of the Fundación Telefónica. She also developed her professional career at Repsol YPF in different positions (responsible for Direct Sales Marketing and Global Aviation and previously as Director of Social and Cultural Action, coordinating the company's activities in these areas worldwide). She has also worked as a lawyer for ten years specialized in commercial, maritime and environmental law.
She graduated in Law and has a degree in Business Administration from ICADE, Comillas Pontifical University. She also has a Master Maritime Business from the IME and completed the Postgraduate Program of Environmental Engineering and Management by the EOI and the Business Management Integral Program by the IAE of the Austral University.