Maria Salamero Sansalvadó
Director of Institutional Relations, Social Action & Sustainability of Aigües de Barcelona
“Water to me is much more than a job, it’s an approach to life.”
Engineer Maria Salamero Sansalvadó spent over 20 years in the water sector with Agbar, working on anything from operations and technology to research and innovation. She founded the research centre Centro Tecnológico del Agua (CETaqua) and educational centre Escuela del Agua.
She’s a member of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and the BIT Habitat Business Council, as well as vice-president of 22@Network’s Business & Environment Committee. Maria serves on the board of the Catalan Association of Industrial Engineering as a member of the Equity, Technology & the Future Committee and the Sustainable Development Goals Working Group.