International advisory board

The purpose of Santander’s international advisory board is to provide strategic advice to the Group, with a strong focus on innovation, digital transformation, cybersecurity and new technologies. It will also deliver its insights regarding a broad variety of issues, such as capital market trends; corporate governance and talent; brand and reputation; regulatory matters and compliance; and global, customer-focused financial services. The international advisory board is expected to meet at least twice a year.

International advisory board composition:


Larry Summers (former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and president emeritus of Harvard University)


Sheila C. Bair (former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and former president of Washington College)

Mike Rhodin (Board member of TomTom, HzO and Syncsort. Former IBM senior vice president)

Marjorie Scardino (former CEO of Pearson and director of Twitter)

Francisco D’Souza (CEO of Cognizant and director of General Electric)

James Whitehurst (CEO of Red Hat)

George Kurtz (CEO and co-founder of CrowdStrike)

Blythe Masters (former CEO of Digital Asset Holdings)

Nadia Schadlow (former deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy and Assistant to the President of the United States)

Andreas Dombret (former board member of Deutsche Bundesbank and former vice chairman of Bank of America in Europe)


Jaime Pérez Renovales