Advisory Council

Approved by the Board of Trustees of the Elcano Royal Institute at its meeting of 15 December 2022, the Advisory Council brings together former members of the Scientific Council who maintain links with the Institute’s activity and global projection, thus preserving the great intellectual capital accumulated in recent years.

It shares with the Scientific Council the aim of strengthening and multiplying the analytical capacity and impact of the Elcano Royal Institute on the academic community, think tank networks and society, thus contributing to its mission.

Advisory Council Members

Professor of Political Science
University of Salamanca
Professor of International Relations. Faculty of Political Science and Sociology
Complutense University of Madrid
Professor of Public International Law
University of Oviedo
Secretary General
Aspen Institute España
Senior Research Associate, IBEI
Professor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Deputy Director
El País
Deputy Director of the University Institute for European Studies
CEU San Pablo University
Director of the master’s degree in Forensic Criminal Dangerousness Profiles
University Rey Juan Carlos
Colonel of the Army, Diploma in General Staff
Director of the Division of Coordination and Studies of the General Secretariat for Defence Policy, Ministry of Defence of Spain
Senior Advisor
Vinces Consulting
Director General
Toledo International Center for Peace (CITPax)
Research Professor
Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos (IPP) – CSIC
Professor of Public International Law
Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
Ambassador on special mission for the Expo Málaga 2027 candidacy
Trade Technical Expert and State Economist
Full Professor in International Relations
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Instituto de Cuestiones Internacionales y Política Exterior (INCIPE)
Senior Researcher
Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais (IPRI)
Vice-Rector for Research and Transfer
DECSAI – University of Granada
Senior Consultant
Flint Spain
Senior Advisor
IE University
Special Advisor to Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, and former Director-General of Department for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO)
European Commission
Ambassador of Spain
Distinguished Fellow
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
General Consul of Spain in Houston
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
Director of the Latin American Centre (Oxford School of Global and Area Studies), Professor of the History and Politics of Latin America & William Golding Senior Fellow of Brasenose
University of Oxford
Visiting Professor in Practice
London School of Economics (LSE)
Economist, Non-executive Director
Santander, Aviva and Chair of the Board of Digital Future Society
Professor and Journalist
Professor of the Political Economy of Development Latin American Centre (Oxford School of Global and Area Studies)
University of Oxford
President of the Social Council
Consejo Social de la UCLM
Ambassador of Spain
Senior Fellow
Migration Policy Institute (MPI)
Head of office and Senior Policy Fellow
ECFR Madrid
University Professor of Political Science and Administration
Universidad Pablo de Olavide of Seville
Secretary General
Senior Associate. Democracy and Rule of Law Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Fundación FAES