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Alicia Koplowitz y Romero de Juseu

Born in Madrid in 1954. She studied at the French Lyceum in Madrid and completed her education with various courses in Economics and Fine Arts in Spain and elsewhere in Europe. She holds the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit, the Grand Cross of Alfonso X the Wise and has been named Knight of the Legion of Honour of France and awarded the Gold Medal of the Autonomous Region of Madrid.

 

Work experience

She held the position of Vice President of the Board of Directors of Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas for eight years, until in 1998 she left the Company selling her entire shareholding.

As an expression of her social commitment, in 1995 she created the Foundation that today bears her name, the Alicia Koplowitz Foundation, of which she is Life President. She lends her support and collaboration, as a patron member, to the Alicia Koplowitz Foundation Association of Mental Health Scientists for Children and Adolescents, which voluntarily welcomes scholarship holders and other beneficiaries of research grants awarded by the Foundation. In Madrid, the Foundation built the Alicia Koplowitz Residential Centre for Care and Rehabilitation for people with multiple sclerosis, which it donated to the Autonomous Region of Madrid, with the Foundation doing follow-up work through a Committee.

In 2013 the Foundation received the Gold Medal of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent. And in 2014 Alicia Koplowitz received the 1st Prize of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

 

Current occupation

 

President of the Alicia Koplowitz Foundation

 

Other activities

President of the Omega Capital business group, an investment company created by her in 1998.

Honorary Member of the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts.

Patron of the Princess of Asturias Foundation, Patron of the Professor Uría Foundation, Member of the Royal Board of Trustees of the Prado National Museum, Patron of the Cultural Advisory Council of the La Caixa Banking Foundation.

Member of the Council of the Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs “UCAD”, Honorary Member of the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, Member of the European Advisory Board of Christie's, Member of the International Council of the Royal Theatre, Member of the Council of the Peres Centre for Peace.

Patron of the Hispanic Jewish Foundation, Patron of the SHE Foundation, created by Dr. Valentín Fuster, Patron of the Friends of the Prado Museum Foundation, Honorary Member of the Spanish Society of Psychiatry and International Ambassador of The Feuerle Collection.

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