El Consejo Rector

Executive Board

The Casa de América Consortium consists of three institutions: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, the Regional Government of Madrid and Madrid City Council. Each one appoints three representatives. The Board presidency rotates every two years.
Composition of the Executive Board:
Arancha González Laya 
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation     
Isabel Díaz Ayuso            

First Vice-President
Ángel Garrido García
President of the Regional Government of Madrid 


Second Vice-President
José Luis Martínez-Almeida Navasqües
Mayor of Madrid  



Board members representing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation:

Manuel Muñiz Villa
Secretary of State for España Global

Rafael Garranzo García
General Director for Ibero-America and the Caribbean

Board members representing the Regional Government of Madrid:

Marta Rivera de la  Cruz

Minister of Culture and Tourism

Daniel Martínez Rodríguez
Vice Minister of Culture and Tourism


Board members representing Madrid City Council:

Begoña Villacís Sánchez
Vice Mayor of  Madrid

Santiago Saura Martínez de Toda
Councilor Delegate of the Internationalization and Cooperation Area


Secretary of Executive Board:

Don Pedro Ramón y Cajal Agüeras