Education: B.A. in History from Stanford University (California) and M.B.A. with honors from Columbia Graduate School of Business (New York).
Professional career: John de Zulueta is currently Chairman of Círculo de Empresarios (Business Round Table), Board member of the Universidad Europea (Laureate Group) since 2017 and Linea Directa Aseguradora since 2015, and the former Chairman of the Sanitas Group (Bupa Group ) from 2005 to 2009 and USP Hospitales from 2010 to 2012. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Bankinter from 2001-2015. Currently Vice-Chairman of the Bankinter Innovation Foundation and Director of the DKV, Everis and Caser Foundations. He is Managing Director of his own consulting company, Point Lobos, and Senior Advisor of Candesic, the British consulting firm. He has served on the Advisory Board of 3i Europe, the British venture capital group.
He has also been a member of the Special Commission to Study the Development of the Information Society in Spain (Ministry of Science and Technology). He was also a member of the jury of the prizes for best projects in the Spanish Autonomous Communities (Ministry of the Autonomous Communities) .
He is author of the book “Buscando El Dorado: essays on business in Spain 1980-1996”.
Awards: His career and contribution to society have been recognized by H.M. the King of Spain in awarding him the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit.