Henrique de Castro

Non-executive director (independent)

Joined the board in 2019.

Nationality: Portuguese. Born in 1965 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Education: Degree in Business Administration from the Lisbon School of Economics & Management (Portugal) and MBA from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland).

Experience: He was an independent director at First Data Corporation, and chief operating officer at Yahoo. Previously, he had been the manager of the worldwide devices, media and platforms business at Google, European sales and business development manager at Dell Inc. and a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Other positions of note: He is an independent director of Fiserv, Inc.

Positions in other Santander Group companies: He is a non-executive director of PagoNxt, S.L. 

Membership of board committees: Audit committee, remuneration committee and innovation and technology committee.