Excelentísimo Sr. Don Carlos Bastarreche y Sagües

Non-Executive Board Member

The current membership holder, Mr Bastarreche, was appointed as Ambassador of Spain to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in March 2017.

He began his diplomatic career in 1976 as Counsellor at the Embassy of Spain in Romania and after joining the State Secretariat for the European Communities, his diplomatic life has been linked to the European Institutions as Deputy Permanent Representative of Spain to the European Communities, Secretary General of Foreign Policy and then Secretary General of European Affairs.

In September 2002, he was appointed Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Spain to the European Union (2002-2010) and Ambassador of Spain to France (2010-2014) and Head of Public Affairs Spain at Airbus (2014-2017).