As Head of Department at the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade and Investment (ICEX), under the Ministry of Economy, Adrian works on three main areas:
1) Entrepreneurship: created and founded "Rising StartUp Spain" Programme (first foreign talent attraction and acceleration programme established by the Spanish Administration). The programme includes: non refundable grant, mentoring, coworking space, fast track visa and investment readiness.
2) Competitiveness: designed and created the first Barometer of business climate in Spain based on the pillars of competitiveness. Working group with Global Competitiveness Report, World Competitiveness Yearbook, Doing Business, Heritage Foundation.
3) Investment attraction: consultancy services responsible for Latin American MNCs and SMEs market. Agenda focus on Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Peru, including business development with 25 Latin American firms and institutions.