Since October 2010, she has held the position of CEO at Bankinter, one of the leading financial institutions in Spain. In her years as the bank’s CEO, she successfully overcame two major economic crises, in addition to the exceptional pandemic situation in 2020-2022, leading the bank to its highest levels of profit, profitability and efficiency over the last decade, and being one of the healthiest and most solvent institutions in Europe.
Previously, between 1995 and 2010, she pursued her professional career at the insurance company Línea Directa, being part of its founding team as General Secretary and of the Board of Directors, until she became the company’s Chief Executive Officer at the start of 2008. During that period, she positioned the company as the fifth largest car insurer operating in Spain.
Her academic background includes a bachelor’s degree in law from Madrid Complutense University, supplemented by several Management Programs at Harvard Business School, an Advanced Management Program at the INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleu, and a master’s degree in human resources and business strategy from the Euroforum-INSEAD University Institute (Madrid).
Among her contribution to other boards of directors, her participation as an independent director at Esure, a major UK insurer, between 2013 and 2018 stands out. She is currently a trustee of the Princess of Girona Foundation, where she chairs its Audit Committee, and a trustee of the Bankinter Foundation for Innovation. She has been an Independent Director at Acciona since 2021.