With a degree in architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and an MBA from the Instituto de Empresa, Miguel Hernández is a senior member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).
Miguel Hernández currently serves as director of the Strategy and Corporate Development area for DISTRITO CASTELLANA NORTE (DCN), a company he joined in 2015 when Madrid Nuevo Norte, Europe’s most important urban development project, was launched with the consensus of all public administrations.
Over the course of his career, Miguel Hernández has served as chair of the reputable international network of real estate experts, URBAN LAND INSTITUTE (ULI), and headed AGUIRRE NEWMAN, a real estate consulting firm he managed for over eight years. He has also contributed to major urban projects with multidisciplinary teams, aided by his two-fold technical/financial training. In addition to Madrid Nuevo Norte, he has worked on projects like 22@ in Barcelona; Cais Mauá do Brasil, in Porto Alegre; the regeneration of the Tiexi district in Shenyang (China), as an EU expert; the Nueva Centralidad de Arica in Chile; and the Desarrollos Urbanos Integrales Sustentables in Mexico, contributing to the latter two on behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank.
He has also worked in the public sector, serving as head of the Urban Planning Section and board member of the Heritage Commission in Avila (Council of CASTILLA Y LEÓN), as well as in the teaching field, where he directed the Advanced Programme in Property Company Management for the IE BUSINESS SCHOOL from 2000 to 2008.