EXTERNAL INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR
Marcos Vaquer Caballería
Marcos Vaquer Caballería
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Born on 15 September 1967.

Degree in Law from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE). Degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE). Doctor in Law from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M).

He currently is:

  • Professor of Administrative Law at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (since 2011).
  • General Secretary of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (since 2015).
  • Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Public Law at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (since 2016).
  • President (by delegation of the Rector) of the academic council of the Tirant-UC3M Chair of Ibero-American Legal Studies (since 2016).
  • Member of the Management Committee of the Inter-University Institute for Cultural Communication, UNED-UC3M (since 2002).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Andrés Bello Chair of Cultural Rights, constituted by the Andrés Bello Agreement and the National University of Distance Education (UNED) and Carlos 3 University of Madrid (since 1998).
  • Member of the Pascual Madoz Institute of Territory, Urban Planning and Environment of the UC3M and professor of its Master in Sustainable Urban Planning and Urban Policies.
  • Director of the Inter-University Institute for Cultural Communication (UC3M-UNED) and professor of its Research Master in Cultural Law.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Yearbook of Good Governance and Regulatory Quality published by the Fundación Democracia y Gobierno Local (since 2020).
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the Revista de Derecho Urbanístico y Medio Ambiente (since 2020).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Editorial La Cultivada, promoted by the Fundación Gabeiras (since 2020).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Revista General de Derecho de los Sectores Regulados of Iustel (since 2018).
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the Journal of Local and Autonomous Administration Studies (since 2017).
  • Deputy Director of Práctica Urbanística. Revista de urbanismo de la editorial La Ley (Wolters Kluwer group) (since 2015).
  • Director of the digital collection Cuadernos de Derecho de la Cultura (since 2013).
  • Member of the editorial team of the Revista General de Derecho Administrativo of Iustel (since 2002).
  • Member of the Madrid Bar Association (since 1992).
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Administrative Law Professors (since 2012).


He has been (among other positions):

The most relevant positions held in the academic field:

  • Director of the Inter-University Institute for Cultural Communication (UNED-UC3M-UIMP) (2012-2015).
  • Deputy Director to the Vice-Rector for Coordination and General Secretary of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2004).
  • Director of Teaching and Research Staff, Assistant to the Vice Rector for Faculty and Departments (UC3M) (2003-2004).
  • Secretary of the Faculty of Social and Legal CC. Sociales y Jurídicas (UC3M) (2000-2003).
  • Associate Professor of Administrative Law, Department of State Public Law (2001-2011).
  • Acting Professor of Administrative Law at the Department of Public Law of the State (1999-2001).
  • Lawyer of the Legal Office of the UC3M (since 1997).
  • University Assistant assigned to the area of Administrative Law of the Department of Public Law and Philosophy of Law (1997-1999).
  • Associate Professor of Administrative Law of the Department of Public Law and Philosophy of Law (1994-1997).
  • Visiting or guest professor at the Universities of Pavia and Sassari (Italy), Paris Ouest (France), Externado (Colombia) and Católica de Valparaíso (Chile); and having participated in several international technical assistance missions in European Union projects in Ecuador (2014) and Paraguay (1998, 1995).
     

The most relevant positions held in the public sector:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Entidad Pública Empresarial de Suelo (SEPES), attached to the Ministry of Public Works (2010-2012).
  • Undersecretary of Housing, Ministry of Housing and Chairman of the Public Land Business Entity (SEPES) (2008-2010).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of BILBAO Ría 2000, S.A. (2004-2010).
  • Member of the Bureau of the Housing and Land Management Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, UNECE (2006-2008).
  • Member of the Governing Council of the Defense Infrastructure and Equipment Management (GIED) and Member of the Superior Council of Real Estate Property (2006-2008).
  • General Director of Urban Planning and Land Policy of the Ministry of Housing, Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Public Land Business Entity (SEPES) (2004-2008).
  • Member of the Governing Board of Gestor de Infraestructuras y Equipamientos de la Seguridad del Estado (GIESE) (2004-2008).
  • Member of the Administrative Buildings Coordinating Board and alternate member of the Higher Council on Statistics (2004-2008).
     

Free practice of law:

  • Altair Asesores, S.L., law firm specialized in public law and international technical assistance (1991-1994).
  • Arthur Andersen, Asesores Legales y Tributarios, S.R.L., part-time, combined with university studies (1990-1991).
     

Other information of interest:

  • Author of 7 monographs and more than 80 articles and book chapters, and director or coordinator of 9 collective works on various public law topics, his main areas of specialization being land and urban planning law, housing law, social services and services of general economic interest, better regulation and general administrative law. He has also participated in more than a hundred opinions, reports and advising for public and private entities, and in the drafting of preliminary drafts of town planning legislation for several Autonomous Communities. He has been an expert witness for the State Attorney's Office of the Kingdom of Spain in more than a dozen international investment arbitrations (ICSID and SCC), has appeared as an expert in the Constitutional Commission of the Congress of Deputies and has carried out several international technical assistance missions in Latin America for the European Commission.
  • In 2011 he received the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit.
     
Name Marcos Vaquer Caballería

First appointment

06/29/2021

Last appointment

06/29/2021

Election procedure

General Shareholder´s Meeting

Position on the Board

Member

Type of Director

External Independent

Audit Committee/post

No

Appointments and Remuneration Committee/post

Yes, Member

Sustainability Committee/post

No

Presence in Boards of other Spanish listed companies

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