Juan Carlos Barrabés Cónsul

Non-executive director (independent)

Board member since 2024.

Nationality: Spanish. Born in 1970 in Huesca, Spain.

Education: Tour Operator Management from the School of Tourism of Aragón and Global Leadership and Public Policy for the XXI Century Program from Harvard Kennedy School.

Experience: Mr Barrabés sat on the board of Santander España and the advisory council of Vodafone. He was also director of the master’s degree in Strategic Design Lab at Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) and of the MBA at Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI) in Madrid.

Other positions of note: Mr Barrabés is the founder and chairman of Grupo Barrabés, which advises large corporates on digital transformation, innovation, new technologies, e-commerce and the Internet, and SMEs on innovation and using technology efficiently in business processes. He founded and sits on the advisory council of Escuela de Negocios del Pirineo (ESPENI); founded and sits on the management board of Épsilon Ecología (association for environmental protection); founded and is a trustee of Fundación Empieza por Educar; is a trustee of Fundación Ashoka Emprendedores Sociales; and is an adviser to Centro de Finanzas Sostenibles y Responsables de España (centre for sustainable and responsible finance, FINRESP).

Membership of board committees: Nomination committee; responsible banking, sustainability and culture committee (Chair); and innovation and technology committee.

D. Ramiro Mato García-Ansorena