Deputy Governor, Bank of Spain
She was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Spain in September 2018. Since that date, she is also a member of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank’s Single Supervisory Mechanism, Chairperson of the Managing Committee of the Fondo de Garantía de Depósitos de Entidades de Crédito (Deposit Guarantee Scheme for Credit Institutions).
Vice-Chairperson of the Governing Committee of the FROB (Fund for the Orderly Restructuring of the Banking Sector, and Director of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV). She is also a member of the network of Central Banks formed to assess the role of finance in the ecological transition (NGFS) and of the Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS) of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Since its foundation, in 2019, she has been a member of the Council and Chair of the Technical Committee of the Macroprudential Authority Financial Stability Board (AMCESFI).
Previously, she was Deputy Director General for Microprudential Supervision at the European Central Bank, overseeing the direct supervision of the 35 largest and most complex significant institutions in the euro area. Before that, she was Director of the Department in charge of the supervision of the former Spanish savings banks, within the
Directorate General of Supervision of the Bank of Spain. An inspector of credit institutions at the Bank of Spain since 1991, she has also been an associate professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, where she obtained her degree in Economics and Business Administration.