Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Master’s Degree in Legal Consultancy, Escuela de Práctica Jurídica de Madrid.
Master’s Degree in Private Law, Instituto de Estudios Superiores San Pablo-CEU.
Postgraduate Degree in Governance in the Public Sector and Corporate Strategy for Advisors, ESADE Business School.
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
María José joined the Department of European, Commercial and Procedural Law at Uría Menéndez in 1983 and maintained a strong link with the firm until 2000.
External Legal Adviser to the Recoveries Department in Caja España (2000-2002).
Managing Director of Madrid Excelente, an institution dedicated to the promotion of quality and excellence of the companies in the Community of Madrid (2003-2005).
Director-General of Relations with the Justice and Local Administration in the Community of Madrid (2005-2007).
Director-General for the Status of Women in the Agency for Employment, Women and Immigration in the Community of Madrid (2007-2012).
Advisor in Norman Broadbent for their Female Leadership Practice and General Director of the consulting firm BE-UP (2012-2013).
Director of the People Area (HH.RR.) in Bendit Thinking, a marketing and advertising strategic company (2012-2015).
Director-General of Trade and Consumer Affairs in the Community of Madrid (September 2015-September 2019).
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Advisor in MONTERO|ARAMBURU Abogados, in Madrid, since September 2019.
Coordinator of diverse areas of the Postgraduate Degree at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores San Pablo-CEU (2000-2002).
Professor of Administrative Law at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas and at Universidad Europea de Madrid during 1994-2011.
Head of various summer courses at Universidad Menéndez y Pelayo during 2008-2010.
Speaker at several seminars and courses organized by the universities Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad Camilo José Cela, Universidad Europea de Madrid and Universidad San Pablo CEU de Madrid.