Francisco José Riberas holds a Law Degree (1987) and a Degree in Economics and Business Administration (1988) from the Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE E-3), Madrid. He began his professional career occupying different positions in the Gonvarri Group, as Director of Corporate Development and later as CEO. In 1997 he created Gestamp and since then he has been its Executive President, conforming over time what Gestamp is today.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Telefónica, CIE Automotive and General of Machinery Rental (GAM). In addition, he is part of the management bodies of other Gestamp companies and companies of the family holding Acek, including companies of the Gonvarri Group, Acek Energías Renovables, Inmobiliaria Acek and Sideacero. Additionally, he is president of the Family Business Institute and participates in the Endeavor Foundation, among others.