Mr Villén is an industrial engineer, graduated from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He holds a Master in Electrical Engineering from Florida University where he was a Fulbright Scholar and he has an MBA from Columbia University.
Previously, Mr Villén was the Chief Executive Officer of Ferrovial Aeropuertos and Chief Financial Officer at Ferrovial. Before that he was the CEO of Midland Montagu Ventures and Smith Kline & French as well as other responsibilities at Abbot Laboratories and Corning Glass Works.
He is currently on the Boards of Banca March, Parques Reunidos and ACR Grupo. He is also external advisor for IFM Investors (an Australian infrastructure fund).