Alejandro Buriel Rocha
He is an experienced Rotarian, who has chaired a committee and served as a board member, as well as a busy business person who travels a lot. Pagoda portraits the person behind the membership.
When did you join RCS and who was your sponsor?
2013, Cristina Santisteban
Where are you hailing from?
Madrid, Spain. Family originally from Canary Islands
What are you doing professionally?
Executive Coaching and Management Consulting, mostly on Corporate Culture, Leadership.
What would you like to share with our readers about your family?
Mix origins, half come from the Guanches in Canary Islands (descendants of the Vikings from northern Europe) original inhabitants, half comes from the Spanish Conquistadores of the Canary islands from norther Spain.
What are your hobbies, apart from RCS?
Rock climbing, Latin Dances, Spanish Guitar, Philosophy and Mindfulness, HIIT, Yoga
How do you recharge your battery?
Socializing and exercising 50% and reading and meditating another 50%
Best/Last book you read and why
The power of now (Eckhart Tolle). Brings into day to day life all the ancient wisdom of ancient Buddhists and yogis. Teaches you how to be present and fully conscious of the now. A must read.
What is your favorite place in Shanghai?
Moka Bros for Brunch on weekends
What is your advice to any new member of RCS?