Maripé Menéndez

Senior Advisor, Africa, Europe and Middle East, Regional Manager Spain & Portugal at International Baccalaureate

Maripé Menéndez currently works as Senior Advisor for Africa, Europe and Middle East and Regional Manager for Spain and Portugal at the International Baccalaureate (IB) in its AEM global centre located in The Hague, The Netherlands. Maripé’s main activity deals with the recognition of the IB among Governments and universities and the development of IB programmes in different countries mainly in the state sector. Previously she was Senior Advisor for Development, Marketing and Communications at the International Baccalaureate Foundation Headquarter in Geneva, Switzerland.

Maripé Menéndez is a Ph D. Candidate at Autónoma University of Madrid and holds an International M.B.A. from Instituto de Empresa Business School (Madrid, Spain), a Postgraduate Masters Programme in Educational and Social Research from the Institute of Education at the University of London (U.K.), a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Oviedo (Oviedo, Spain) and has attended several executive programmes in Board of Directors Management at Harvard Business School (Boston, U.S.A.).

Maripé Menéndez is currently engaged with several research activities at the Institute of Education UCL, London and the Autónoma University of Madrid regarding global citizenship and key competences.