Charo Izquierdo
Vice President

Independent Advisor. Business Advisor. Consultant specialized in communication, fashion, sustainability, lifestyle, luxury brands. Currently a member of the Advisory Board of Abadía Retuerta, as well as of the company Barrous. Editorial Advisor for Menta Comunicación y Medios, the company that publishes Grazia in Spain, Mexico and Latin America. Vice President of the Robert Kennedy Human Rights Foundation. Founder and director of her own consulting firm, Charo Izquierdo Acciones de Comunicación.

Former General Director of Magazines at Prensa Ibérica. Previous director of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid catwalk, as well as of the fashion and lifestyle fairs at Ifema. In the editorial field, among other positions, Charo has served as founder and director of Yo Dona and Grazia magazines. And she started the first women’s magazine website,, the website for Telva magazine.

Throughout her professional career, as a director and manager, she has maintained relationships at the highest level in national and international lifestyle brands. With an international vocation, she has lived in Paris and speaks French, English and Italian.

She is a journalist, with a degree in Information Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid. She has a background in Business, having completed a General Management Program (PDG) at IESE. She also holds a diploma in Good Governance Practices from the Instituto de Consejeros y Administradores.

She has received several awards, including the March 8 award from the Community of Madrid, the “Directive of the Year” award from ASEME, recognition from the Ministry of Equality for her contribution to the elimination of violence against women, and a Women Together award from the United Nations. She is a Merit Academician of the Perfume Academy. She has been vice-president of Save the Children in Spain.

Charo is an active member of the association WAS (Women Action Sustainability), where she produces a podcast and works in the Corporate Social Transformation group, and of AMMDE (Association of Women Managers and Entrepreneurs) where she leads the Culture sector. Member of the International Women Forum.