Juan F. Franco.
Representative Fundación Bancaria Caja Navarra
Juan Franco, born in Zaragoza in 1962, has been Fundación Bancaria Caja Navarra's representative on the CaixaBank Board of Directors since January 2013.
BA in business and economics in 1987 from the University of Zaragoza, a Masters’ Degree in Economics from Boston College in 1992 and a PhD in Economics and Business from the Public University of Navarre in 1994. “Premio Extraordinario” outstanding award for a PhD thesis.
Tenured professor of the Business Management Organization Department at the Public University of Navarre since 1996. Research assistant at Harvard University’s Russian Research Center and Sheffield University’s School of Management and Economic Studies.
Appointed Vice-Rector of Institutional and International Relations at the Public University of Navarre in 1999, a position he held until July 2003. Appointed Dean of the Economics and Business Administration Faculty of the Public University of Navarre in February 2004, and Advisor for International Relations at ANECA, the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain.
Appointed Director-General for International Development by the Government of Navarre, a member of the Transfers Commission, the representative for Navarre on the Commission of Coordinators in European Affairs of the Conference on Issues Related with European Communities (Conferencia para Asuntos Relacionados con las Comunidades Europeas - CARCE) in September 2007. He is also the representative for Navarre on the Coordination Committee of the Pyrenees Working Community and on the Executive Committee of the Community's Consortium.
Joined the boards of AUDENASA, ANAIN and CNAI and was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of START UP in October 2007. Appointed a member of the Jorge Oteiza Museum’s Board of Trustees in May 2008 and a member of the Navarre Immigration Council in October 2009.
Director-General for Budget of the Navarre government since May 2011. Appointed a member of the board of Corporación Pública Empresarial de Navarra in 2011 and Chairman of Caja Navarra’s Management Committee in 2013.
In August 2015, he returned to his post as tenured professor at the Business Administration Department of the Public University of Navarre.