Paloma has a law degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid, a Master in Business Consultancy from the Instituto de Empresa Business School, a Diploma in Community Law from the Escuela de Práctica Jurídica of the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master in Life Insurance and Pension Funds from INESE.
She started her professional career in 1979 in the oil law sector, working for both Spanish and international companies (Repsol in Madrid and Standard Oil of California, USA).
In 1985, she embarked on a new career path that led to the financial sector, joining groups such as La Caixa and Deutsche Bank.
For the last 19 years she has continued her professional career in executive search, as a partner in leading multinational companies, such as Heidrick & Struggles and Korn Ferry. At this latter company she was the partner responsible for practices in finance, legal, energy and utilities for Spain and Portugal. In 2001 she founded her own company, Rosón de Beas, Global Search.
She has been a member of the Management Committee of ITM Club (Spanish Club for Industry, Technology and Mining), vice-president of OCOPEN (Organization of Pension Consultants), a speaker in different forums and a frequent collaborator with the economic press.
Paloma is fluent in English and Spanish.