EUBrasil welcomes José Juan Haro, Telefonica Latin America Director Regulatory Affairs and Wholesale Business, as new Board Member

EUBrasil welcomes José Juan Haro, Telefonica Latin America Director Regulatory Affairs and Wholesale Business, as new Board Member

José Juan Haro of Telefonica has joined the Board of EUBrasil.

“Economic co-operation between Brazil and Europe has enormous potential for growth. We must work together, Brazilian and Europeans, to realise this potential in the form of greater investment and increased trade between the two areas – said Luigi Gambardella President of EUBrasil – “and I’m sure that José Juan Haro, as a new Board member of EUBrasil will help to promote a strong and harmonious bilateral dialogue between economic and political actors in Brazil and the EU. José Juan Haro will bring valuable experience to our Board and thanks to his significant experience in Brazil and Latin America will support EUBrasil build and strengthen its position”

José Juan Haro

José Juan Haro is Telefonica Latin America Director Regulatory Affairs and Wholesale Business. He leads the regulatory teams the company has in each of the fourteen countries where it operates in the region, including Brazil. As part of his responsibilities, Mr. Haro is committed to increase the relationship among regulatory agencies and practitioners in Europe and Latin America as well as to develop understanding about Latin America particular needs and challenges in the regulatory dialogue. Between 2009 and 2011, Haro served as Telefonica Peru Strategy and Regulatory Affairs Vice President. After joining the company in 2003, Haro developed his career starting in the Legal Department and then assuming commercial responsibilities in the Wholesale Business. Before Telefonica, Haro lead the legal practice of Andersen Legal in Peru and served as Technical Secretary for the Modernization of the Peruvian Education Administration. Haro attended the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, where he obtained his Attorney at Law degree, Suma Cum Laude, in 1997. He then went on to obtain a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Chicago in 2000, where he focused his research in Law & Economics and Network Regulation. He has lectured extensively in Law & Economics, Regulation, Contracts and related matters in several Peruvian Law Schools and Postgraduate Programs. He has also been Visiting Professor at the University of Florida and published articles in issues related to the regulation of public services.