• Fernando Basabe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Applus+
     

    Fernando is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Applus+.

    He started his career with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. (today J. P. Morgan), where he held several positions within the corporate banking division. After he joined SGS, he worked in senior management positions as Director of Corporate Development and Managing Director in Spain. In 2002, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer for Western Europe.

    Fernando holds a degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and an MBA from IESE.

  • Joan Amigó Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Applus+
     

    Joan is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director at Applus+.

    He started his career with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) as an external auditor. After, he joined Bimbo (Sara Lee Corporation) in Spain and Portugal, where he held various senior positions as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Financial Shared Services Director, and Controller and Internal Audit Director. In 2006, he was appointed Vice President for Financial Planning and Control at Sara Lee Bakery's Europe Division.

    Joan holds a degree in Economics from the Autónoma University of Barcelona. He has completed the IESE Business School's Executive Development Programme, along with an Advance Management Programme from ESADE, and a Global Business Strategy Programme at Wharton (University of Pennsylvania).

  • José Delfín Pérez Human Resources, Marketing & Communications
     

    José is Senior Vice President for Human Resources, Marketing & Communications at Applus+.

    He started his career at the technology startup Norvidan. After, he joined Meliá Hotels Group where he held various senior positions as Organization & Compensation Director and Change Management Director. In 2001, he was appointed Group HR Director.

    José holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Vigo University and an MBA from ESADE. He has completed a Senior Management Programme (SMP) from IE, an Advanced HR Executive Programme (AHREP) in Michigan, and holds an accreditation as Executive Coach (EEC-ICF).

  • Javier López Serrano Corporate Development Applus+
     

    Javier is Senior Vice President for Corporate Development at Applus+.

    He has developed his career in the M&A area, initially as Analyst and Associate at J.Morgan in London, covering energy markets in EMEA. After, he joined Goldman Sachs,  first as Associate, and from 2013 as Executive Director in the Investment Banking M&A area for Spain and Portugal.

    Javier holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Pontificia de Comillas University (ICAI).
     

  • Eva Argilés Legal Applus+
     

    Eva is General Counsel for Applus+. 

    She started her career with Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira, where she worked in both the Brussels and Barcelona offices. After, she joined PUIG as Legal Counsel, where she was appointed Commercial Legal Director in 2005.

    Eva holds a degree in Law from the University of Valencia and a Master in European Union Law from the Carlos III University of Madrid.

  • Jordi Brufau Laboratories Division
     

    Jordi is Executive Vice President for the Laboratories Division.

    He started his career as General Director of Ingeniería de Composites, working on the application of composite materials in different industrial fields. After, he worked at SENER, Ingeniería y Sistemas as General Director for Catalonia and General Director of the Aeronautical and Automotive businesses. Jordi’s career has always involved managing technological and innovation companies.

    Jordi holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Politécnica University of Barcelona and an MBA from IESE. Jordi has obtained several patents developed during his career in different companies.

  • Carles Grasas Idiada Division
     

    Carles is Executive Vice President at the IDIADA Division.

    He started his career with IDIADA as Director, when the organisation was a research institute at the Politécnica University of Catalonia (UPC). Since then, he has continued to lead IDIADA.

    Carles has an Industrial Engineering degree from UPC, and completed a PhD in Internal Combustion Engines Engineering in 1984. He also obtained a degree in Business Administration from ESADE in 1988. He is Vice Chairman for Europe at FISITA, the International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies, and he is Chairman of the Spanish Society of Automotive Technicians (STA).

  • Aitor Retes Automotive Division
     

    Aitor is Executive Vice President for the Automotive Division.

    He started his career with Adecco, where he held different senior positions as Financial Operations Director for Spain and Chief Financial Officer for Latin America, based in Buenos Aires; and Chief Operating Officer for Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, based in New York. After, he was Managing Director of Doctor Clic for three years.

    Aitor holds a degree in Law and Economics from the University of Deusto, and he has completed an MBA from IE and the MAF in CEF.

  • Ramón Fernández Armas Energy & Industry Division
     

    Ramón is Executive Vice President for the Energy & Industry Division.

    He started his career with Applus+ Norcontrol, where he held various management positions, prior to becoming EVP at Applus+ Norcontrol Spain, EVP at Applus+ Velosi Division, and EVP at the Energy and Industry Division.

    Ramón holds a degree in Forestry Engineering from the Politécnica University of Madrid, and he has completed a PDD from ESADE. 

  • Brian Dawes Energy & Industry Division (Middle East & Africa)
     

    Brian is responsible for the Energy & Industry Division’s Middle East and Africa region. 

    He started his career at ICI (Imperial Chemical Industries plc), where he held a number of management positions, including General Manager (Polypropylene Business) and Managing Director (Thailand). Brian subsequently served as Managing Director of Quintiles Inc. (China), Vice President of Ikarus Petroleum (Kuwait) and Vice President of Lamprell plc (UAE).

    Brian holds a degree in French & Spanish from the University of Sheffield and studied Advanced Management at INSEAD.

  • John Carr Energy & Industry Division (Oul & Gas, USA)
     

    John Carr is responsible for the Oil and Gas business at the Energy & Industry Division in the United States.

    He started his career with Acuren. After joined the Applus+ US subsidiary JANX where he was appointed Director in 2015.

    John Carr holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

  • James Grant Energy & Industry Division (Canada)
     

    James is responsible for the Energy & Industry Division in Canada.

    He started his career with Applus+ RTD, and he was promoted to Director of RTD Canada in 2010.

  • Julián Mayor Energy & Industry Division (Mediterranean)
     

    Julian is responsible for the Energy & Industry Division in the Mediterranean region.

    He started his career with Applus+, in Novotec, and since then, he has executed technical and management responsibilities within Applus+ in Spain.

    Julian holds a degree in Chemical Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela, and he has a Master in Total Quality Management from the EOI and a Master in Science, Technology and Environmental Management from the Corporate University of Union Fenosa.

  • Pablo San Juán Energy & Industry Division (Latin America)
     

    Pablo San Juan is responsible for the Energy & Industry Division in the Latin America region.

    He started his career in Applus+ Norcontrol, and since then, he has executed technical and management responsibilities within Applus+, being appointed Business Development Director in 2004.

    Pablo San Juan has an Industrial Engineering degree from the Pontificia de Comillas University (ICAI), and he studied Marketing and Sales Management at ESIC in Madrid. He also obtained a General Management Programme (PDG) from IESE.

  • Cameron Waters Energy & Industry Division (Asia Pacific)
     

    Cameron is responsible for the Energy & Industry Division in the Asia Pacific region.

    He started his career with Royal Australian Air Force, specialising in advanced aerospace inspection. During his career at Applus+, he has held, among other positions, Global Business Line Director (Onshore, Offshore, Tanks / Storage, Power) at Applus+ RTD, and in 2012, he was appointed Managing Director at Applus+ RTD for Asia Pacific.

    Cameron holds a Master’s degree in International Business from Edith Cowan University.

  • Dirk Van der Put Energy & Industry Division (Northern Europe)
     

    Dirk van der Put is responsible for the Energy & Industry Division in the Northern Europe region.

    Dirk started his career as an external auditor, followed by several financial management positions before starting at Applus+ where he continued his career in the financial area. He has been Finance Director for northern Europe for four years.

    Dirk holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

  • Don Heath Energy & Industry Division (Aerospace, North America)
     

    Don Heath is responsible for services supplied to the aerospace markets at the Energy & Industry Division in North America.

    He began his career with X-Ray Industries and has held various management roles within the organization before being appointed as Director of Operations of X-Ray Industries in 2015.

    Don Heath has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

  • Mª Teresa Sanfeliu Internal Quality, H&S and Innovation (HSQE) Applus+
     

    Mª Teresa is Quality, H&S and Innovation Vice President at Applus+. 

    She started her career with Bandaparte (Madrid) in 1988 and later she worked for Cementos Uniland. After, she joined LGAI in Barcelona, where she held several management positions as Head of Development and Control Processes at LGAI, Head of the Chemical and Environmental Division, and Director of Quality and Technology at Applus +.

    Mª Teresa holds a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Instituto Químico de Sarria (IQS), and she completed an Executive Development Programme at ESADE.

  • Anna Díaz Compliance Applus+
     

    Anna is the Chief Compliance Officer at Applus+.

    She started her career with Old Kent Bank in the US in 1994. In 1996, she joined AON where she worked in the International and Key Account departments. After, she joined Applus+ as the Global Risk Manager. 

    Anna holds a degree in Economics from Hope College (USA), an MBA from ESADE, and a PDD from IESE.

  • Aston Swift Investor Relations Applus+
     

    Aston Swift is Vice President for Investor Relations at Applus+.

    He started his career in auditing at Buzzacott & CO, followed by internal auditing at BSkyB, the UK satellite television company. After, he held different positions at Intertek Group plc as Division Financial Director, Fiscal Director, Director of Treasury, and Director of Public Relations. In 2002, he was also appointed Director of Investor Relations.

    Aston holds a degree in Chemistry from Oxford University (MA), and he is an Associate Corporate Treasurer (AMCT) and Chartered Accountant (ACA).