Managing Director, Indonesia and Malaysia | Head of Commercial Corporates Southeast Asia
Miguel has more than 17 years of experience in Asia Pacific. He has worked in a range of consulting, corporate strategy and strategic business development roles in a career that has taken him throughout Asia Pacific and Europe, including Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Australia and Indonesia.
Miguel began his professional career in Indonesia in 2006, as Foreign Trade Advisor at the Embassy of Spain in Indonesia. In 2007 founded a consulting firm focused on import / export from Indonesia. In 2010 Miguel joined a leading food processing company in Spain and was responsible for the expansion of the business across Southeast Asia. This role gave Miguel a profound understanding of the international expansion business in Asia. In 2012 Miguel worked as external consultant of a member of the European Parliament in Brussels. In 2013, Miguel decided to come back to Indonesia, co-founding the market entry company Global Expandia, acquired by Vistra in March 2018.
Miguel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Management, from the University of Murcia (Spain). In addition, he also holds a Master's Degree in Leadership and International Relations from Boston University. Furthermore, Miguel has also attended two executive programs - the “Leading Professional Service Firms” and “Alternative Investments” at Harvard Business School.
His native language is Spanish but he also speaks fluent English. In addition, Miguel has professional working proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia as well as limited working proficiency in German and Italian.
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