Círculo de Empresarios is a think tank in which more than two hundred business people and senior executives from both national and international companies in Spain participate.
Its main goals consist of the fostering of the free market and private enterprise, the acknowledgement of the social value of business people as creators of employment, wealth and general well-being as well as the promotion of an entrepreneurial spirit.
Under the motto “ideas for growth”, Círculo promotes the growth of our economy and our businesses, improvements to the quality of our institutions and responsible and ethical conduct in the business world. Círculo wishes to contribute with its thoughts on and proposals for improvements to Spanish society, at all times furthering the common good.
Registered as a non-profit organization, Círculo is funded exclusively by the fees of its members who, on March 11, 2019, were 230. The revenue budget for 2019 amounts to 1.92 million euros. The fees run in various tranches between 2,000 and 35,000 euros per year, primarily according to the number of employees of the companies with whom the members are connected.
The Chairman and other positions on the Board of Directors are not remunerated. Only the staff is salaried, and total fifteen individuals under the Secretary General. The accounts of Círculo are audited by Grant Thornton and available on the following link.