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El Hospital de los Venerables

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Mr. Guillermo Jiménez Sánchez

Mr. Guillermo Jiménez Sánchez

Guillermo Jesús Jiménez Sánchez is a professor emeritus of company law at the University of Seville and Vice-president emeritus of the Constitutional Tribunal. He holds a law degree from the University of Seville and the Royal College of Spain in Bologna and a PhD in law from the University of Bologna.

He has authored more than 100 publications on issues related to company law and other legal areas, as well as economics and other subjects. He has directed 15 doctoral theses and has received special mention for his areas of research. He has been Vice-chancellor of the University of Seville and the Universidad Hispanoamericana de Santa María de La Rábida.

He has been Vice-chairman and General Secretary of the FocusFoundation and is currently Honorary Vice-chairman of the Good Governance Committee of the Spanish Red Cross. He is a full member of the Royal Academy of Seville for Legislation and Jurisprudence, and of the Academy of Social Sciences and Environment of Andalusia. He is an honorary member of the Royal Academy for Jurisprudence and Legislation of Granada, correspondent to the Royal Academy of Sciences, Fine Arts and Noble Arts of Cordoba, and honorary member of the Academy of Seville for Notaries Public and of the General Council for Industrial Relations and Occupational Sciences.

He has been awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic; the Medal of the Order of Constitutional Merit; the Cross of Honour of the Order of San Raimundo de Peñafort; the Medal of Andalusia; the Gold Medal of the Spanish Red Cross; the Commendation for Occupational Health and Safety, and the Distinguished Services Cross of the General Council of Industrial Relations and Occupational Sciences, among others. Guillermo Jesús Jiménez Sánchez is a member of the publishing and editorial boards of various scientific publications and journals in his specialist area. He is a member of the Arbitration Court of the Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Trade of Seville, of which he has served as chairman.

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