Virginia Fernández is Prisa's Director of Internal Audit.
Fernández Iribarnegaray has a degree in Economics and Business Administration. She began her professional career at Arthur Andersen (now Deloitte) in 1995 in the Audit and Business Consulting division. In 2000, she was appointed Manager of the Transportation, Products, Distribution and Services Sector, becoming Senior Manager of the same in 2006. During that period, in addition to conducting financial audits, she also led consulting and business advisory projects, including company valuations, definition of strategic plans and process design.
Since May 2007, she has directed and managed PRISA's Internal Audit Department at a national and international level, reporting to the Prisa Audit Committee. She has led a wide range of projects including the definition and implementation of the internal control system in the Group's financial sphere (SOX and SCIIF) and the criminal compliance model. Until 2021, she was part of the corporate compliance unit and, since September 2021, she is a member of the executive sustainability committee.