José Carlos García de Quevedo is Chairman of Instituto de Crédito Oficial – ICO - in June 2018. He holds a degree in Economics and Business from the Complutense University of Madrid and is a member of the Spanish State Trade Analysts and Economists.
Previously, he was Executive Director for Invest in Spain in ICEX Spain Trade and Investments 2012 and 2018, and was responsible for attracting and promoting direct foreign investment in Spain and obtaining international financing for new investment projects.
Before he was General Director for Trade and Investments in the State Secretariat for Trade of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness; Head Economic and Trade Counsellor at the Spanish Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels; and General Director for Insurance and Pension Funds at the Ministry of Economy and Finance among other positions. .
He has been member of committees and board of directors of several companies and funds including: ICO, ICEX, CESCE, COFIDES, FIEM, Crédito y Caución, Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros…among others.
He has published a number of articles about economics, finance, and international trade and investments, and he s an active speaker at business and professional seminars and forums both in Spain and abroad.