CEO, TELAM PARTNERS; Chairman of the US Chamber of Commerce in Spain (AmChamSpain)
Jaime Malet has over 30 years of experience leading investment projects, advising multinationals and investment funds and contributing to public diplomacy.
As CEO of TELAM PARTNERS, he has promoted, financed, and managed large-scale and innovative infrastructure, energy and technology projects and opened new markets for his clients–multinationals, fast growth companies and PE firms.
Since 2002, Mr. Malet is also the chairman of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce a pro-bono and elected position. Founded in 1917 and part of the worldwide AmChams network, AmChamSpain represents nearly 300 leading U.S. and Spanish companies which create millions of quality jobs in both sides of the Atlantic. The Chamber, a vibrant business advocacy group, has offices in Madrid and Barcelona.
Mr. Malet began his career as an international corporate lawyer at Arthur Andersen (1990-1994) and headed his own law firm, specializing in mergers and acquisitions from 1994 until 2015, when he founded Telam Partners. He has been senior advisor or member of boards of directors of major companies such as NextEra Energy, Cisco Systems (for Latin America), Alvarez & Marsal, Tyco Electronics, 32 Advisors, Air Products, Itinere, T-Systems, Ako, Interxion, 3M, ISS Facility Services, Indra, Cosentino (at present), Wallbox (at present), etc. He chairs the Advisory Board of Zurich Insurance Group in Spain.
He is a member of the Royal Board of Trustees of the Prado National Museum and a member, among others, of the board of trustees of the Consejo España Estados Unidos and the High-Level Advisory Board (Consejo Acción Empresarial) of the CEOE. He is also a member of the network of experts of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
He holds a law degree from the University of Barcelona (1982-1987); an LLM master’s degree in international law and Economics from the University of Houston (1987-1989); a postgraduate degree in taxation (AGT) from ESADE (1995-1996); and an Advanced Management Program (PADE) from IESE (2001-2002).
In the institutional sphere, Mr. Malet advocates for responsible capitalism: one that is respectful of society and the environment and based on the principles of ethical governance. He is the author of the book “Del Tibidabo al Mar” and a regular contributor to national and international media.