Alberto Trujillo graduated from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in law and is a director of a company operating in the sector of life sciences research. He lives in Madrid with his wife and four children.
Passionate about the history and about Poland, he is the founder and president of the Historical and Cultural Association “Poland First to Fight”. Since 2008, the Association is devoted to the promotion of Polish history from regaining Poland’s independence in 1918 to the end of the Second World War and the immediate post-war period.
He has published several articles about Poland during the Second World War and lectured at universities and cultural institutions across Spain to explain tremendous efforts and great deeds made by Poles in the struggle for freedom. For his work, he has been awarded the Pro Memoria and Pro Patria Medals by the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression and the Bene Merito Medal by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the conference “Poland First to Fight” he will give a brief overview of how the role of Poland in the Second World War is generally perceived in the Spanish speaking world.