Begona Gómez, wife of Government President Pedro Sánchez, has left the directorate of the IE Africa Center this year to face a new professional phase.
As such, Gomez, a graduate in marketing from ESIC and an expert in fundraising and fundraising for non-profit organizations (NPOs), leaves the project a few months before serving four years as its head, since He was signed to the Institut d’Empressa. him in August 2018, shortly after Sanchez arrived in Moncloa.
According to El Confidential, Gómez’s departure from IE coincides with the launch of a new master’s degree with the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) on “Competitive Social Change: SDGs as a Strategy”, which was founded by Sánchez in February 2023. Will be launched with wife. As co-director with José Manuel Ruano de la Fuente, director of other programs such as Government and Public Administration.
Following the trail of Begona Gomez, IE University has appointed Aniola Harrison as director of the Africa Center. Until now the center’s ‘head of programs and partnerships’, Harrison is an expert committed to transforming Africa through her expertise in the region and strategic communication. She is the founder of HDH Consulting & Services and co-founder of ACW International.
According to IE sources, the time Begoña Gómez has been linked to the company has generated more media noise and “is not as productive as initially expected.”
Begona Gomez leaves IE with more noise than work