Javier Botín-Sanz de Sautuola y O'Shea

Non-executive director

Joined the board in 2004.

Nationality: Spanish. Born in 1973 in Santander, Spain.

Education: Degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid.

Experience: Since 2008, founder and executive chair of JB Capital Markets, Sociedad de Valores, S.A.U. Co-founder and executive director of the equities division of M&B Capital Advisers. S.V., S.A. (2000-2008). Previously, he had been legal adviser within the International Legal Department of Banco Santander, S.A. (1998-1999).

Other positions of note: In addition to the financial sector, he works with several not-for-profit organisations. He has been chair of the Botín Foundation since 2014 and is also a trustee of the Princess of Girona Foundation.