Jesús Casado Navarro-Rubio
Jesús Casado Navarro-Rubio
Secretary General of European Family Businesses
Jesus Casado Navarro-Rubio is a leading global family business expert.

In 2006, he was appointed secretary general of European Family Businesses, a European federation of family business associations across 14 EU countries. EFB directly represents more than 9,000 European family businesses that collectively generate more than 5 million jobs, equivalent to 9 percent of Europe's GDP. In addition, since 2014, Jesus has served as deputy director of the Family Business Institute, an association he has worked with since 2001. It is an organization composed of approximately 100 entrepreneur families, representing 17 percent of GDP. He previously served as a board member for the Institute and has also spent more than six years as an executive committee member for the Family Business Network (FBN), a group present in more than 40 countries.

Jesus' experience in the family business field led him to join the European Committee's group of family business experts, as well as the high-level administrative burdens group, reporting directly to the committee's President, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso. He is also an ESADE academic collaborator.

Jesus graduated with a Law degree from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas ICADE in Madrid in 1994. He also holds an MBA from ESADE Business School (2006-2007) and a master's in Systemic Therapy and Consulting from Systemic SCT (NLP). He completed his postgraduate studies at the Eberhard Karls Universität in Germany (1994), Diplomatic School of Spain (1995/1998) and Institut de Sciences Politiques de Paris (1997).


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