Javier Sebastián was part of the Digital Regulation and Trends unit. Since January 2019 he moved to Regulation and Internal Control, in the Regulation unit. His main functions are the identification and analysis of trends in the Digital Economy arena, and the depiction of potential future scenarios based on the impact of these trends on current and future business models and regulation as well.Previously, Javier was a Senior Manager in a number of consultancy firms like Coopers&Lybrand, Ernst&Young and Capgemini. During this period he intensively collaborated with BBVA in topics related to Innovation Management and Science and Technology Trends Analysis.Javier holds a degree of BS in Astrophysics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Currently he collaborates as a professor at the IEB (Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles).