Aida Casamitjana is the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Spain (AmChamSpain), whose main objective is working to improve the competitiveness, productivity, and internationalization of the Spanish economy and to attract and stimulate investment flows and trade between the US and Spain. AmChamSpain has close to 300 member companies, including nearly all of the largest Spanish and American multinational corporations, legal & consultancy firms, as well as a number of SMEs. Through its multiple advocacy committees led by and composed of over 300 member-company executives working pro-bono, the Chamber also works to promote Sustainability, ESG values, female leadership and the development of young talent to create the next generation of business leaders.
Aida is responsible for the Chamber’s strategy and operations and represents the institution at the European level within the AmChams in Europe (ACE) organization, were she served as member of the Executive Committee from 2016 until 2019. ACE serves as the umbrella organization for 45 American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams) in 43 countries throughout Europe and Eurasia. Aida also represents the Chamber across the Atlantic, serving as its spokesperson to the US Chamber of Commerce, as well as to the US diplomatic core and other key stakeholders within the governmental, political and institutional spheres.
Aida joined AmCham Spain in 2010 as Programs Director and became Executive Director in 2012. Since then, she has been passionately working to support the organization’s re-structuring as well as maximize its digital transformation, and continued growth through innovative new programs and strategic partnerships.
Aida has dedicated her professional career of more than 15 years to working in international environments. Prior to joining AmChamSpain, Aida worked at the World Leadership Alliance - Club de Madrid, at Mango, where she oversaw the company’s international expansion to Eastern Europe, and at the leading American law firm, Baker & Mckenzie.
Aida holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Barcelona (UB) and a master’s degree in International Relations from the IE School of Global & Public Affairs (IE University, Madrid) and speaks Spanish, English, French, German, and Catalan fluently.