Charo Fernando Magarzo

Charo Fernando Magarzo

Deputy General Director, Autocontrol

Charo Fernando Magarzo is the Deputy Director General of the Spanish Advertising SRO (Association for Self-Regulation of Commercial Communication, AUTOCONTROL) and is also Vice-Chair of the European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA). Charo Fernando Magarzo holds a PhD in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain and acts as an Interim Full Professor of Commercial Law at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and she has also authored numerous publications in the field of industrial property, unfair competition and advertising law.

Autocontrol – Observer member


Autocontrol is the independent self-regulatory organism of the advertising industry in Spain. It was established in 1995 as a non-profit association and is made of advertisers, advertising agencies, media and professional associations. Its objective is to work for responsible advertising, aiming to be truthful, legal, honest and loyal.