Victor Matarranz is Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Group Strategy and of the Executive Chairman’s Office at Banco Santander. He is in charge of articulating the Group’s overall strategy, working together with the leadership team of the main 10 markets in which Santander operates in Europe and the Americas. He is also in charge of strategic and inorganic projects. He leads the Santander Fintech Fund, with $100m to invest in Fintech ventures, and he is a member of the Board of Santander US.
Prior to that, he was the Director of Strategy and Chief of Staff to the CEO in Santander UK, where he spent more than 2 years shaping the Strategy of the bank and leading the innovation group.
Before joining Santander in early 2012, Victor was a partner at McKinsey&Company, working in retail banking in Spain, Portugal, UK, US, Chile, Mexico and Brazil. He led the retail distribution and multichannel initiatives in Europe Victor holds a Telecommunications Engineer degree by the Polytechnic University of Madrid and a MBA from London Business School. He is married with 2 children and loves music, technology and motorsports.