Claudio Boada is a Senior Advisor to Blackstone, focused on advising Blackstone on investment opportunities in Spain and Portugal. He is also involved with facilitating introductions and performing due diligence on prospective partners, as well as helping Blackstone understand key dynamics in Spain and Portugal.
Mr. Boada is currently Honorary Chairman of Círculo de Empresarios (similar to the U.S. Business Roundtable), Chairman of Atlas Capital Private Equity, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Abantia Ticsa, Member of the Board of Directors of Abantia Empresarial and Aegon España, S.A., Member of the European Advisory Board of HSBC and Senior Advisor of HSBC for Spain & Portugal and Member of the Board of Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección “APD” (similar to the American Management Association).
Mr. Boada is the former Chairman of Holcim España, S.A., Chairman of the Advisory Board of AON Gil y Carvajal, Member of the Board of Directors of Areas, S.A., Non-Executive Chairman of Lehman Brothers Spain & Portugal, General Manager of Banco de Progreso, and was involved with international financing and mergers and acquisitions for Dillon, Read Overseas Corporation for Spain & Portugal.
Mr. Boada received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Madrid Polytechnic University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. He was distinguished in 2005 by the Madrid Official Association of Industrial Engineers as “Engineer of the Year.”