José María (Txema) Menéndez is a senior Engineer and a Project Manager. He holds an Executive Master in Business Administration (MBA). After more than 30 years in Engineering projects, project management, business analysis and project development, he acquired a proven track record in international business. Later he focused on institutional relations and on in-company training programs for Project Managers, including a 2 year user experience as a client in intercultural management in-company training. In 2018 he started his own consultancy and training company and in 2019 he became an intercultural management consultant himself.
Based in the Basque Country (Spain), Txema is helping local administrations and industrial companies to optimize their global operations by enhancing their competences regarding cultural differences and other skills. He is also involved in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) vocations fostering for both boys and girls, in soft skills training for young Graduates and in training programs in new competences (professional recycling) for Engineering professionals. He is also researching on the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the future of work. A native Spanish speaker he is fluent in English.