María Catalán is the Founder and Managing Director of Planinlux.
Prior to founding Planinlux in 2020, María gained more than 10 years’ international experience in advising companies in their internationalization and business consolidation processes, communication strategy and event management, as well as in implementing EU funded projects.
She studied Economics at the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and Solvay Business School in Brussels. After a first experience in the financial sector, she joined the commercial team in Brussels of the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg in 2012. At the end of this year, she moved to Luxembourg to lead the opening of a new delegation of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the Grand Duchy. In 2013, María was appointed Secretary General (CEO) of this institution, a position she occupied until 2020.