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Andrea Giralt


Nonresidential visiting fellow

Research Project: Analysis of Cali-Baja Economic Growth and Global Competitiveness

Research Interests: influence of manufacturing in the creation of technology clusters and innovation


Adrea Giralt is the founder of Giralt Consulting, specializing in consulting for the areas of business strategy, supply chain, manufacturing and operations management. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from University of Zaragoza and a master’s in international management from Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas.

With more than 20 years of upper-management experience in the creation of high-volume manufacturing hubs, including working at Hewlett Packard, Giralt has managed operations for a number of businesses faced with diverse situational challenges during periods of both declining sales and rapid growth. She has ramped operations in Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary, Thailand, Singapore, China and Malaysia.