Luis Alvarez

CEO, BT Global Services

Luis was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, BT Global Services in October 2012.  Luis was formerly President of the European, Middle East and Africa and Latin America operations of BT Global Services, serving some of BT’s biggest global customers. Luis also led BT Global Services Telecom Markets unit, managing business with carriers and operators outside the UK.

Before joining BT, Luis worked at Ericsson, IBM, Grupo Santander and Banesto.

Luis has a telecommunications engineering degree from UPM, Madrid, and continued his education at ESADE, IMD and Tuck University.

He is a member of a number of business associations. He is often called upon to speak at ICT sector international conferences and forums, including World Economic Forum events.

Luis is very active in BT’s global sustainability work, sponsoring several highly respected corporate social responsibility initiatives in Spain, Brazil and Colombia.

Luis is married and has four children.