Gina Díez Barroso Azcárraga

Non-executive director (independent)

Joined the board in 2020.

Nationality: Mexican. Born in 1955 in Mexico City (Mexico). 

Education: Degree in Design from Centro de Diseño of Mexico City. 

Experience: She has over 20 years' experience in the real estate and education sectors. Until April 2020, she was an independent director of Banco Santander México, S.A. and several Grupo Santander companies in Mexico. She has been member of the board of directors of Americas Society and Council of the Americas, Laurel Strategies and Qualitas of Life Foundation. She has also been a founder and a trustee of the Pro-Educación Centro and Diarq foundations.

Other positions of note: She is the founder and non-executive chair of Grupo Diarq, S.A. de C.V. and Centro de Diseño y Comunicación, S.C. (Universidad Centro). In addition, she is a non-executive director of Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV) and of Dalia Women, S.A.P.I de C.V. (Dalia Empower), member of “Comité de 200” (C200) and represents Mexico at the W20, the G20 womens' initiative.

Positions in other Santander Group companies: She is a non-executive director of Universia México, S.A. De C.V.

Membership of board committees: Nomination committee.