Joined the board in 2002.
Nationality: Spanish. Born in 1941 in Madrid, Spain.
Education: Government Economist and head of office of the Bank of Spain.
Experience: Former secretary of state of Economy, secretary general of Trade, chief executive ofcer of Banco Pastor, S.A., international advisor to Goldman Sachs International, chairman of Aviva Grupo Corporativo, S.L. and non-executive chairman of Santa Lucía Vida y Pensiones, S.A.
Other positions of note: He is non-executive vice chairman of Amadeus IT Group, S.A., honorary chairman of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) of London, member of the Group of Thirty based in Washington and chairman of the board of trustees of IE Business School.
Membership of board committees: Executive committee, appointments committee, remuneration committee, and innovation and technology committee.