Maria Del Mar Santana Rollan

Head of Foreign Trade & Risk Management CaixaBank Spain

Head of Foreign Trade & Treasury

Senior banking executive with 25 year experience and proven track record in charge of business units and teams in the main banking industry areas, moving from Retail Banking, Risk Analysis, to SME, Business, Corporates and currently as Head of International Trade & Risk Management.
This extensive experience has enabled her to acquire a comprehensive and integrated vision of the banking industry, leading high performance teams and successfully increasing efficiency and productivity.
A well networked and successful manager who builds internal and external relationships through exceptional problem resolution, ownership and follow-through.
Ability to keep a level head at all times, evaluate opportunities and risks, and also deliver innovative new solutions to enhance new and existing business opportunities.
Participation in CSR activities to improve awareness of CaixaBank´s responsible banking and social commitment.
Holding a BA in Law from the UC, an Executive MBA from ESADE Business School, and a Management Degree (PDD) from IESE Business School, she has also attended advanced management programs at Texas University and Henley Management School.
Member of the Board of we.trade, the leading company that develops and licenses the first blockchain trade platform for commercial clients and their banks available in the market.
She is also member of the IWEC (International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge) Conference Steering Committee.
She is also experienced in Corporate Governance as member of CaixaBank´s Shareholder Advisory Committee.
As well she is founder of a non-profit Spanish Association for Top Management, Executives and Board Directors (EJE&CON), member of its Corporate Governance Committee and co-author or the Code of Corporate Best Practices for Equal Opportunity which top Spanish IBEX companies have adopted.