Chairman and CEO of ACCIONA, a global operator in renewables
Jose Manuel Entrecanales has been Chairman and CEO of ACCIONA since 2004. ACCIONA is a global operator in renewable energies with 25 years’ experience in the sector.
Mr. Entrecanales is actively engaged in some of the leading public-private initiatives supporting sustainable development and the fight against climate change. Within the United Nations’ framework, he is member of the advisory board for the “Sustainable Energy for All” initiative as well as a member of the UN Global Compact LEAD and Caring for Climate initiatives.
Mr Entrecanales is Chairman of the José Manuel Entrecanales Foundation for Innovation in Sustainability and Chairman of the ACCIONA Microenergy Foundation. In 1994 he participated in the launch of Airtel, a mobile telecommunications company that later became Vodafone Spain, of which he was President between 2001 and 2007.