Sonia Dulá is an independent director at the Company's board of directors and a member of ACCIONA's board of directors. On both boards, she is a member of the audit and sustainability committee. Dulá began her career in Mexico where she worked at Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos), after which she spent nine years at Goldman Sachs in London and New York, where she was promoted to leadership positions in investment banking and capital markets. She led historic privatisations of Spanish, Italian and Mexican companies, and was responsible for international issuances of debt and equity for Latin American companies. After this, she was the chief executive officer of Telemundo Studios Mexico and founded two Internet companies: Internet Group of Brasil and Obsidiana. Subsequently, she was head of investment banking and corporate banking for Latin America at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this role, she oversaw all investment banking operations, including mergers and acquisitions, public equity and debt issues as well as corporate lending. Subsequently, she headed the private banking area for Latin America at Merrill Lynch. From 2013 to 2018, she was Vice-Chair for Latin America at Bank of America.
Dulá was an independent member of the board of directors of Promotora de Informaciones, S.A., until December 2020, and a member of the board of directors of Hemisphere Media and Millicom until 2022. She is currently chair of the remunerations committee, a member of the audit committee, and a member of the board of directors of Huntsman Corporation. At Huntsman, she was also a member of the sustainability committee. She is currently an independent Director in BBVA, S.A.
She has extensive international experience in Europe, the United States and Latin America. Dulá is Mexican, but she was raised in Brazil, and has lived in Bolivia, Peru, Italy, England and the United States. She is a life-time member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She has been a member of the strategic advisory board for Latin America of Banco ITAU of Brazil, as well as of the board of directors of the Council of the Americas, Women’s World Banking and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. She was also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and of Bank of America's Global Diversity and Inclusion Council.
She graduated magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard University, and has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.