Curriculum Profiling Steering Committee

Luis Prendes

Managing Director

Luis Prendes holds a law degree from the University of Oviedo. Among other legal degrees, he holds an LLM in Comparative Law (J. Reuben Clark Law School Brigham Young University) and a Master’s degree in taxation and tax consultancy (Centro de Estudios Financieros). A specialist in intellectual property, new technologies and digital business, after working in different American (Squire, Sanders & Dempsey) and Spanish (Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo) law firms, he joined the Telefónica Group in 2002. Since then, he has held various positions of legal responsibility, including legal director of Terra Networks Spain, legal director of Telefónica Móviles for the Andean region (Peru, Ecuador, Colombia & Venezuela) and legal director of Telefónica International business (for all of Latin America). In 2011, he became general secretary of the Telefónica Group in Peru. In 2014 he was appointed general secretary of Telefónica Digital and, subsequently (in 2017) he took up the position of global director of legal business affairs of Telefónica, S.A. From 2021 until now he has been serving as Chief Legal Officer of Telefónica S.A. and as global director of digital transformation of the legal areas of the Telefónica group.