Board of Directors

Joaquín Guallar Pérez

Joaquín Guallar Pérez
Joaquín Guallar Pérez


  • Born in Esplugues de Llobregat (Barcelona) in 1975
  • Degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona (1998)
  • Law degree from Abat Oliba CEU - Centre attached to the University of Barcelona (2000)
  • Master's in International Business Law at ESADE (2001)
  • Certificate of Research Sufficiency - Doctorate in International Studies from the University of Barcelona (2000)
  • General Management Programme at IESE (2021)
  • Lawyer of the Sant Feliu de Llobregat (Barcelona) Bar Association

Other relevant positions:

  • Legal & Corporate Managing Director of Grupo Catalana Occidente, S.A.
  • Member of the Steering Committee of Grupo Catalana Occidente
  • Non-director secretary of Occident GCO, S.A.U. de Seguros y Reaseguros
  • Non-director secretary of (i) Occident GCO Capital, Agencia de Valores, S.A.U.; (ii) Grupo Catalana Occidente Tecnología y Servicios, AIE; (iii) Grupo Catalana Occidente Contact Center, AIE; (iv) Grupo Catalana Occidente Activos Inmobiliarios, S.L.; (v) GCO Ventures, S.L.U.; and (vi) Occident Hipotecaria, Establecimiento Financiero de Crédito, S.A.U.
  • Director of (i) Grupo Compañía Española de Crédito y Caución, S.L., (ii) Atradius NV, (iii) Atradius Crédito y Caución, S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros, (iv) Grupo Catalana Occidente Gestión de Activos, S.A.U. SGIIC; (v) Serveis Funeraris de Barcelona, S.A. and (vi) Occident Inversions S.A.U. (Andorra)
  • Non-director Vice-Secretary of Memora Servicios Funerarios, S.L.
  • Non-trustee Secretary of Fundación Occident

Previous professional experience:

  • He has been a non-director secretary and vice secretary of multiple boards of directors during his years as an external lawyer
  • Senior lawyer at Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira SLP (Barcelona branch) (2009-2013)
  • Foreign Associate at the Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP office (New York) (2008-2009)
  • Associate lawyer at Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira SLP (Barcelona and New York branches) (2001-2008)