David Córdova Almanza

David is founder and Managing Partner at Vinces, a firm specialized in corporate and government affairs. He is the Director of the International Executive Program on Corporate & Government Affairs at the IE Business School. He

He boasts an outstanding track record in strategic advisory work for companies and associations in the field of regulatory affairs and public policy (Industries: Food and Drug, Health Care, Technology and Communications, Defense and Security and Energy). He worked at the Committee On Oversight & Government Reform at the US Congress and a contributor to the OECD’s initiative on “Recommendation on Principles for Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying”. Prior to Vinces, he was Adjunct Director at the Spanish consultancy firm Government Relations.

David received a scholarship from The Fund for American Studies to study Business & Government Affairs from Georgetown University in Washington D.C; he holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Studies in Constitutional Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and is a PhD candidate at the same University. He holds a dual licentiate degree in Political Science, Public Administration and Journalism from Universidad CEU, as well as a University Degree in Philosophy from the Pontifical Gregorian University of Rome, Italy. David is Lecturer and Visiting Professor at various prestigious universities to analyze lobby regulatory frameworks around the world.