Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

Speaker information

Alberto Mata Rodriguez


Alberto Mata Rodríguez is the Director of the Legal Department in Spain of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG, leading European specialist bank for real estate financing and public investment finance. He previously worked as an associate of the Banking and Finance Department of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados. He has also worked as an extern of the Financial and Fiscal Law Unit of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and has collaborated with the World Bank as a contributor of the Doing Business Report from 2015 to 2020. His areas of expertise are real estate finance, acquisition finance, asset finance (including tax leases), project finance and restructuring and corporate finance matters. Mr. Mata Rodríguez has a degree in Law (J.D. equivalent) and a B.B.A. from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He has taken part in various educational programs in different universities around the world, such as Harvard Law School (Massachusetts, USA); European Business School (Oestrich- Winkel, Germany); University of Florida (Florida, USA); Bled School of Management (Bled, Slovenia); and Lehigh University (Pennsylvania, USA). Furthermore, in 2013 he pursued a LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation at Georgetown University, where he was a member of this university’s Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility. In 2013 the International Bar Association (IBA) awarded Mr. Mata Rodríguez with the IBA Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year in Recognition of William Reece Jr. award. In addition, in 2018 Alberto was included by Legal 500 in the GC Power List Spain, – which highlights the most influential senior in-house counsels in the Spanish legal market –. Also, Mr. Mata Rodríguez has been selected as one of the top Economic Leaders for Tomorrow in Spain for years 2018 and 2019 by Choiseul Institute. In addition, Alberto serves as a Vice-President of the Board of Trustees (Patronato) of Fundación HogarSí; as Secretary of the Board of Trustees of UNICEF Madrid Committee (Junta Directiva de Madrid); and as member of the Board of Trustees of the International Institute. He also teaches at IE University and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.


Young lawyers' introductory session

Monday 31 October (0930 - 1045)

Room 210, Level 2

Session Co-Chair

Law firms and in-house departments: how to succeed in this long term relationship

Thursday 3 November (1430 - 1545)

Room 206, Level 2