Rosauro Varo Rodríguez began his business career more than 25 years ago, having carried out various entrepreneurial projects around the world. He is currently the chairman of GAT Inversiones. GAT is a private investment company that covers sectors such as tourism, real estate, telecommunications and technology, having participated as a reference partner in the first Spanish “unicorn”: Cabify. Varo Rodríguez is currently vicechairman of Telefónica Audiovisual Digital (TAD) (Movistar Plus+), member of the advisory board of Telefónica España and of the board of directors of the Círculo de Empresarios del Sur de España (CESUR).
He is also the founder of electricity company PepeEnergy and telecommunications company PepeLatam.He has been deputy chairman of the telecommunications company PepePhone and member of a number of boards of directors, including that of El León de El Español Publicaciones, S.A., the publisher of the digital daily El Español and the financial portal Invertia. Previously, he was responsible for business development at MP Corporación, where he participated in energy and water infrastructure development projects and also in the development of the corporation sustainability strategy.
Varo Rodríguez has consolidated his professional career internationally, with a focus on Europe and Latin America. In Europe, he has attained business strategy experience in the Iberian market through the influence of GAT Inversiones, PRISA and PepePhone. In Latin America, as chairman of GAT Inversiones he has championed the group's business development in Mexico and, as vice-chairman of PRISA, he has participated in the strategy of the leading educational company in Latin America through Santillana. He is a professor on the master’s course in Finance and Banking at Pablo Olavide University in Seville and a speaker in the Senior Management Program of the San Telmo Business School, where he addresses subjects such as business mergers & acquisitions and the digital economy.
Within the framework of his social and cultural action, Varo Rodríguez is a patron of the Teatro Real and the Alalá Foundation, a benchmark in the development of social integration projects for groups at risk of exclusion in southern Spain.
He graduated in Law at Sevilla University.