Tomás Guerrero Blanco

Manager, Halal Trade & Marketing Center. Passionate about the Islamic Economy and Emerging Markets, he has dedicated himself to the halal industry and sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). He began his career working as a researcher at ESADE Business School´s economic intelligence unit (ESADEgeo). This experience led him to discover the global potential of the Islamic Economy and to start researching about the Halal Market, enabling him to join the Halal Institute in Spain. Mr. Guerrero has been working at Instituto Halal as Head of Madrid Office and International Relations Director for five years. In addition, Mr. Guerrero has worked as a Consultant on SWFs at Inter-American Development Bank, advising countries in Latin America to set up SWFs, as Director of Strategy Consulting & Cultural Intelligence at Horwath HTL, leading projects on Halal tourism, and as a researcher on SWFs at IE Business School in Spain. He has been a known speaker in numerous international events has also been ranked in the top 500 Leaders who contribute to the Islamic Economy by “IsFin-Forbes Middle East” consecutively for the last 4 years & appointed as Young Fellow by the World Islamic Economic Forum. Mr. Guerrero holds a MSc. in Economic Development and Growth from University Carlos III de Madrid. He also holds a B.A in Economics and B.A in Law from the same university and he is fluent in Spanish and English.