Clara Rodes

Senior Vice President, Global Operations


  • Clara has been working for CIEE since 2007. As Senior VP of Global Operations, she has overall responsibility for the delivery of all CIEE programs.

    Prior to her current role, Clara held several positions at CIEE, including Center Director for the CIEE Barcelona center, regional operations positions, and vice president for program management.

    Prior to working for CIEE, Clara worked in Argentina, Spain, and the U.S. in the financial and management consulting sectors, as well as in the business education field. She worked for eight years at the European campus of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, where she held the positions of academic advisor and director of administration. In addition, Clara has been an adjunct faculty member at the University Pompeu Fabra Business and Economics Department, for the last 25 years, where she continues to teach Business Economics.

    Clara holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Universidad Católica Argentina, and an MBA from De Paul University. She is based in Barcelona.