Council members

Juan Valverde is Business Development and Innovation Manager at Trinity College Dublin. As a highly qualified research and innovation expert, he more than 15 years’ experience working at the interface between industry and academia across different countries (Spain, France, UK, Germany and Canada).

María Luisa is a senior executive with a track record of 25+ years in the financial and banking industry in Spain, having worked for institutions such as Barclays Bank, UBS, and Lazard Wealth Management, among others.
She is also professor of Finance & Portfolio Management at Centro de Estudios Garrigues. Executive MBA at IESE Business School.

Doctor in Economic Sciences and Law Degree, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Master in Economics, University of Chicago, USA Official: Commercial Technician and State Economist.
Professor of Economic Environment and Country Analysis, ICEX-CECO, Instituto de Empresa and UCM. He has worked at the IMF, Washington and at the REPER of Spain before the EU in Brussels.

Managing Director at BBVA Ireland plc & BBVA Re Ltd. Pablo joined the ISEA Council in 2002 and was President of the Association from 2004 to 2006 and again between 2009 and 2011.

Mark is the Head of Finance at CNP Santander Insurance. He is a qualified accountant with 16 years’ experience in the financial services sector specialising in insurance.

Stephen is a Partner at Arthur Cox, one of Ireland´s leading corporate law firms. He specialises in advising on corporate and commercial law for both public and private companies.

Gloria has 15 years experience in the financial services sector specialising in Business Propositions and Event Management. She is also Board member of Dyslexia Association Ireland.

Iñigo Guerrero is a senior executive at Santander Bank with extensive experience in insurance distribution and operations in retail & consumer banking across Europe & LATAM. Inigo counts with a strong expertise in customer experience and customer journey designs including large implementations & transformations at Santander and AXA. Master Black Belt & MBA by ICADE Business School.

Ursula Tipp is a founding partner of TippMcknight solicitors, a corporate law firm specialising in inwards investment and cross border legal and tax matters. Ursula was elected president at ISEA in 2014.

Álvaro is the VP International Regulation & Compliance AXIS Capital. Before he was the Head of Legal and Compliance at CNP Santander Insurance Joint Venture. He is a qualified Spanish and Irish solicitor with extensive experience in banking, insurance and compliance.

Luis Javier is the Head of Direct Channels across Europe for CNP Santander. He has 20 years´ experience leading various distribution channels and operations in several international markets. MBA in Digital Marketing and certified by IE Business School of Management for the Senior Executive Management Program.