José Óscar López

José Oscar is a professional with an extremely significant economic-financial profile and extensive knowledge of the tourist sector obtained from over ten years’ experience. He offers his clients his ability to resolve different problems, as well as business techniques, teamwork and project management.

Professional career

In 2000, after undergoing training in different financial companies, such as the Boston Consulting Group (Practice Area Analyst), he joined AC – Hotels where he held different positions of responsibility: Financial Planning Manager (June 2000 – September 2002), joint General Manager of Operations (September 2002 – October 2003), Hotel Management Control Manager (October 2003 – November 2004) and Coordinator of Operations in the Central Area (November 2004 – March 2005). In April 2005, he joined Confortel Hotels (the ONCE Business Corporation) holding the position of Expansion Manager), with the aim of incorporating the Business Expansion Plan into the Company’s Strategy. At the end of 2009, he joined the GAT Project, Gestión de Activos Turísticos, as Financial and Business Development Manager.

He has been in charge of managing the closure of a great number of tourist operations, as well as starting-up different operational projects. Likewise, he has developed the concept Interim Management, planned budgets, implanted new models of management control, prepared feasibility studies of different businesses and taken charge of seeking financing methods. 

Training

Licentiate Degree in Economics, Centro Universitario “Luis Vives”. C.E.U. (University of Alcalá de Henares, 1997). Master’s degree in Finance – CUNEF (1998) and an Executive MBA in Tourist Company Management, IE Business School. 

Teaching activities

Associate lecturer in Real Estate / Hotel Investment at the IE Business School, in the Higher Programme of Tourist Company Management and the Executive MBA in Tourist Company Management. Tutor of Entrepreneurial Projects / Master’s Thesis in the IE Business School. Habitual lecturer in different sessions arranged by the IE Tourism Club.

 

José Óscar López

Finance, Planning and Development Manager

Email: jol@gatgestion.com
Tel.: 91 577 43 75
Languages: Spanish and English