Pedro Castro e Almeida

Regional Head of Europe and CEO of Santander Portugal 

Pedro joined Santander Portugal in 1993, holding senior roles in various areas. From 2007 to 2009, he was a member of the boards of Banco Santander Totta and Banco Santander de Negócios Portugal. Since 2009, Pedro has sat on the Santander Portugal’s Executive Committee and has been a member of its Board since 2010. In January 2019, he was appointed CEO of Santander Portugal and Vice Chairman of the Board. He assumed the role of Regional Head of Europe for Santander on 1 September 2023 and was also appointed Non-Executive director of Santander UK Group Holdings plc and Santander UK plc.

Pedro holds a degree in Business Management from ISEG and has studied at business schools in Europe and the US, namely INSEAD, Harvard Business School and Kellogg School of Management.

D. Pedro Castro e Almeida