Ramiro Mato García-Ansorena

Non-executive director (independent)

Joined the board in 2017.

Nationality: Spanish. Born in 1952 in Madrid, Spain.

Education: Degree in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid and graduate of Harvard Business School's Management Development Programme.

Experience: He held several roles in Banque BNP Paribas, including chair of the Group in Spain. Previously, he had held several top roles in Argentaria. He sat on the board of the Spanish Banking Association (AEB) and of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, S.A. and was a member of the board of trustees of Fundación Española de Banca para Estudios Financieros (FEBEF).

Other positions of note: He is chair of Ansorena, S.A., senior advisor of ACON Southern Europe Advisory, S.L. and vice chair of the board of trustees Fundación Esperanza y Alegría. 

Membership of board committees: Executive committee, audit committee, risk supervision, regulation and compliance committee and responsible banking, sustainability and culture committee (chair).