Andrea Macarie is Senior EA to the CEO of Telefonica Alpha. She is an award winning Assistant with 10+ years of experience supporting C-level executives. In 2013 she was granted the 2nd prize in the “Executive Assistant of the Year” competition organized by Page Personnel Spain. In 2014 she was the overall winner of the “Excellence Award” given by the European Management Assistants Association (currently IMA) on its 40th anniversary in Paris. Andrea holds a BA in Translation and Interpreting, an MA in Management Assistance, a Postgraduate diploma in Marketing and is a facilitator of Oxford Leadership’s Self Managing Leadership programme at the corporate university. Andrea is fluent in 5 languages and writes and talks about a variety of topics she has formal training and/or practical experience in, such as innovation, change management, design thinking, self-leadership and corporate culture.