María-Eugenia Marín is General Director of International Relations at IE Business School and IE University in Madrid, having joined the External Relations team in 2002. She holds a B.A. in Government from Harvard University and an MSc. in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
She has also undertaken business studies in Oxford, England and in the United States. From 1992 to 2002 she held the post of Senior Research Associate and Director of External Relations at the Institute for European-Latin American Relations (IRELA), a Madrid–based, EU-funded international think tank. Previously she collaborated with the Mid-Career MPA Program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and with the Labor, Education and Human Resources Committee of the US Senate focusing on issues of bilingual education.
She also worked as an advisor on education for the Campaign Office of US Senator Edward Kennedy in Massachusetts. In addition to her extensive experience in the public sector and the field of education, Ms. Marin worked in the private sector, holding positions in banking and real estate investment. Ms. Marin was educated in her native Bolivia and in the US, and has resided in Europe since 1992.