José Luis Calderon

José Luís Calderón

Managing Director, Global Head of GTB at Santander Corporate and Investment Banking (SCIB), Member of SCIB Executive Committee, Spain

More than 25 years of experience in banking industry, managing a team of +1.000 professionals with both a local and global approach, bringing together product specialists and sales managers from multiple countries in Europe, the Americas and APAC, with skills in a wide range of asset classes. Responsible of delivering the full range of global transaction banking products and digital fintech solutions to our large base of clients in different segments and industries.

Currently Swift Board member, Chair of Transaction Banking Global Leaders council of BAFT, Chair of PagoNxt Trade and Board Member of SBGM, having previously held other Board roles in different institutions (IBOS Association, S3 Securities Services, etc).

Joined Santander in 1997, holding different roles and responsibilities in Technology & Operations, Corporate Banking and Global Banking & Markets; having actively participated in key mergers and acquisitions (BCH, Abbey National, Alliance & Leicester, Banesto, etc), built new businesses in countries like the US, the UK, Poland, Colombia o Perú; developed new solutions in several markets (ECA covered bonds in Spain, blockchain FX payments in Europe and Latam, etc) and generated value for clients and industries in a wide range of segments (from individuals, to SMEs, large corporates, financial institutions, institutional investors, etc).  

Graduated in Economics and Business Administration and holding a degree from the Instituto de Empresa Business School (IE). Enthusiast of history and active player of several sports.