Jorge Cosmen

Non-Independent Deputy Chair

Jorge Cosmen Bio


December 2005



Jorge has accumulated a wealth of experience in international business. He currently serves as the Non-Executive Chair of the Group’s ALSA holding company, having also held that role in an executive capacity until ALSA was acquired by National Express in 2005. Prior to that, he was Corporate Manager of the ALSA Group and worked in banking, sales and distribution. He also served for several years as a Non-Executive Director at Bankia prior to its merger with Caixabank.

Jorge has an international MBA from the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid.

Key strengths in support of the Company’s strategy:

  • Deploys the breadth and depth of his knowledge of the Group’s business in supporting executive management in their delivery of strategy and management of risk
  • Uses his insights into the international passenger transport sector to assist executive management in identifying and assessing opportunities and risks
  • Supports the Chair in assisting the Board to better understand stakeholders’ views and track the delivery of the six desired stakeholder outcomes of the Evolve strategy

Current external appointments: 

  • None