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Alfonso Sánchez-Tabernero
President. University of Navarra

Strategy and lidership


Dr. Sánchez-Tabernero holds a licentiate and doctoral degree in Informational Sciences from the University of Navarra. He is a professor of Information Industries and has directed the Masters in Management of Communication Industries. He has taught Structure of Periodical Information and was the vice president of the department of Social Sciences and the School of Communications at the University of the Basque Country. In 2007 he was made a full professor (or tenured professor). Dr. Sánchez- Tabernero was also the dean of the School of Communications at the University of Navarra between 1996 and 2005.

He is PDG for the IESE at the University of Navarra and a Visiting Fellow of the European Institute for the Media (Dusseldorf, Germany). He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Manchester (1990-1992) and at Northwestern University in Chicago (1996). He collaborated with the Institute for Media and Entertainment, a center supported by IESE and the School of Communications in New York. He was also the president of the European Media management education association (1998-2004).

From 2005-2007 he was the first vice president of Institutional Communications at the University of Navarra, after which he was the vice president of International Relations until 2012 when he was named the rector of the University of Navarra.  He continues to teach classes in the School of Communications and advise students.


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