Formed by a group of prestigious international experts in different fields, the International Advisory Board of CEU Cardenal Herrera University is chaired by Mr. Mario Moretti Polegato, President of GEOX Group.

The International Advisory Board was formally presented on February 5, 2014 at the Palace of Colomina, CEU-UCH centre for Social and Cultural Projection. Among its main functions, the full scope of work of the International Advisory Board includes:


  • Establishing workplace competencies for the program occupation
  • Suggesting program revisions as needed
  • Identifying business/industry leaders who will provide students with external learning experiences, employment and placement opportunities
  • Assisting in the professional development of the faculty
  • Assisting in promoting and publicizing the program to the community, business and industry agents
  • Representing the needs of students


The International Advisory Board, together with the Governing Board of the university, meets on an annual basis to discuss on key topics related to the management and future development of CEU Cardenal Herrera University. Mention should be made, in this regard, to the strong pace of growth of international students and bilingual programs offered by the university in the framework of its internationalization strategy.

At the 2015 International Advisory Board meeting, to be held from 3 to 5 February, our board of representatives will continue to discuss on new services, initiatives, and partners needed to secure a sustainable international growth in our university, in an environment transformed by increased choice and high competition. The summit will include keynote sessions, concurrent presentations, workshops and meeting with key faculty members.





Members of the International Advisory Board



Mr. Mario Moretti Polegato

Chairman of Geox Group



Mrs. Ana María Bravo del Moral

Professor and President of The European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)

Mr. Carlos Escario

Executive Advisor for the CEU-UCH International Strategy

Mr. Gene Ochi

Executive Vice President for Client Strategy and Retention of UTI

Mr. Guido Coggi

Emeritus Professor of Pathology & Consultant for Medical Education, International Medical School, University of Milan

Mr. Ramón Cugat

Orthopaedic Surgeon and Traumatologhist. President of the García Cugat Foundation

Mr. Roger Macfarlane

Chairman of UTI Worldwide

Mr. Simon Stubbings

Retired lawyer, continues to serve on boards of charitable foundations and certain private companies

The creation of this committee of high-profile experts in different fields, represents a step further in the internationalization process of CEU Cardenal Herrera University, aimed at ensuring a more innovative and relevant management and fostering the international projection of our university’s brand.

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