Jaime Malet

Jaime Malet - Chairman

President of AmChamSpain and CEO of TELAM

Mr. Malet is the CEO and co-founder of TELAM (www.telampartners.com) a strategic advisory firm specialized in the promotion, financing, M&A and management of large technology, infrastructure, energy and manufacturing projects. Mr. Malet has generated/structured dozens of global transactions and represents the interests of multinationals and international funds. 
Since 2002, Mr. Malet has also been the Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Spain (AmChamSpain– www.amchamspain.com). Founded more than 100 years ago (1917) and part of the worldwide network of AmChams, AmChamSpain represents around 280 Spanish and American multinational corporations, which have a combined turnover in Spain of around €245 billion (based on 2016 figures). Mr. Malet has led the institutional strengthening of the entity, steering it towards the defense of a more competitive and internationalized economic model for Spain.
Mr. Malet has spent the past two decades working to promote bilateral relations between the governments of Spain and the United States. 
The Chamber is part of the US Chamber of Commerce, the world's leading business organization based in Washington, DC, and of AmChamEU and ECACC the institutions which represent major American investors in Europe.
Mr. Malet is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) experts network and attends the WEF in Davos yearly. He is a member of the Consejo de Acción Empresarial of the CEOE (Spanish Employers Association), as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fundación Consejo España-Estados Unidos (US-Spain Council), the Fundación Joan Bosca and of the Fundación Código Venezuela.
Mr. Malet chairs the Advisory Board of Zurich Insurance Group in Spain. As an investor, he has supported numerous startups in the field of disruptive technologies. 
Mr. Malet holds a Law Degree (JD) from the University of Barcelona (1982-1987); a Master’s Degree (LL.M.) in International Law and Economics from the University of Houston (1987-1989); he has completed a post-grad program in tax law (AGT) at ESADE Business & Law School (1995-1996), and a Senior Advanced Business Program (PADE) at IESE Business School (2001-2002). He started his career at Arthur Andersen in 1990, and before founding Telam, he was a strategic partner at 32 Advisors in New York, and previously, founding partner during more than a decade of Malet&Asociados, a law firm specialized in M&A and international transactions.  
From his institutional position, Mr. Malet advocates for responsible capitalism: respectful of the environment and of society and based on principles of ethical governance.