Board of Directors

Carlos Tejera

Chairman

Carlos Stilianopoulos

CEO

Máximo Buch

Director

Luis Maldonado

Director

Paulo Santa Marta

Director

Abigail Sánchez del Río

Secretary non Director

Borja de Roda

Director

Partners

Abigail Sánchez del Río

Partner

Paulo Santa Marta

Partner

Federico Silva de Lapuerta

Partner

Borja de Roda

Partner

Vicente Rodríguez

Partner

Carlos Stilianopoulos

Senior Partner

Carlos Tejera

Senior Partner

Ángel Blanco

Partner

Ignacio Álvarez Cedrón

Partner

Management

Alejandro Delrue

Alejandro Delrue

Senior Analyst

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Alejandro holds a degree in International Business Administration from the Comillas Pontifical University. He has worked since 2018 at the Corporate Finance departments of V4 Financial Partners and BNP Paribas CIB in Madrid, participating in M&A transactions in several sectors such as energy, infrastructures, technology and FIG.

Alvaro Mus

Alvaro Mus

Private Banking Agent

Beka Values Private Banking

Alvaro holds a bachelor degree in International Business by London Metropolitan University. He has worked in global financial institutions such as BNP Paribas, Barclays, Deutsche Bank in Spain and UBS in Luxembourg, managing and advising the highest segment of Wealth Management clients.

Angel Blanco

Angel Blanco

Partner

Senior Director. Asset Management

Angel holds a degree in Economics from CEU San Pablo and Master in Finance IEAF. He began his career at Renta 4. For over 20 years he has worked at JPMorgan, first in M&A and later in Markets. He was Head of Global Equities for Iberia and Southern Europe. He was part of the JPMorgan's CML in Spain, as well as of the EMEA and Southern European Markets committees.

Angela de la Villa

Angela de la Villa

Associate

Fixed Income Sales

Angela holds a degree in Business Administration by CUNEF. In her 12 years of experience she has worked in Banesto, Société Générale and Citi and has held positions in sales of equity derivatives, sales of investment funds and product manager of structured products. In 2018 she joined Beka Finance in the team of distribution and sales of fixed income.

Arturo García-Tizón

Arturo García-Tizón

Partner

Co-Head Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Arturo holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from ICADE and a degree in Executive Education from Wharton School. He has more than 20 years experience in M&A, private equity and structured finance. He has been involved in more than fourty transactions for an aggregate value of more than €20bn. He developed his professional career in BNP Paribas, Banco Santander, Alantra and Ferrovial.

Borja Menéndez

Borja Menéndez

VP

Private Equity

Borja holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from ICADE and an MBA from INSEAD. He has more than seven years experience in the financial industry. After spending four years in the areas of M&A and ECM of BBVA, he joined the private equity team of Beka Finance. He has previous experience in social impact investments.

Borja de Roda

Borja de Roda

Partner

Senior Director. Asset Management

Borja holds a double degree in Business Administration and Management and Law from CUNEF. Borja has more than ten years of experience in the field of financial investments, with special emphasis on private equity and venture capital. Prior to joining Beka Finance in 2017, he worked for Altamar Private Equity and BBVA.

Carlos Stilianopoulos

Carlos Stilianopoulos

Senior Partner

Group CEO

Carlos has a long history in the Spanish financial industry and senior roles in companies such as Banesto, Banco Santander, Caja Madrid and Bankia. He has served as director of Treasury and Capital Markets, CFO, general director of Wholesale Banking and CEO. In addition, he has been a director of Iberia, NH Hoteles, Deoleo, Indra and BME.

César Pérez

César Pérez

Managing Director

Director. Investment Banking

Cesar holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from UAM. He has 20 years of professional experience, having worked at Société Générale, KPMG and BESI, within their Structured Finance and Corporate Finance practices in Spain, México and Brazil. In 2020, he joined Beka Finance as the Director of Corporate Finance.

David Azcona

David Azcona

Partner

Chief Investment Officer. Private Banking

David has a degree in Economics by the Universidad de Navarra and is a CFA charterholder. In his 20 years of experience, he has worked at Caja España Fondos, as CIO, and MoraBanc, where he was the highest level executive.

Diego Aguinaga

Diego Aguinaga

Partner

Co-Head Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Diego holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE. He has more than 20 years experience in M&A, private equity and structured finance. He has been involved in more than fourty transactions for an aggregate value of more than €20bn. He has developed his career in entities such as BNP Paribas, Caixabank, BBVA, Alantra and Citi.

Eduardo García-Oliveros

Eduardo García-Oliveros

Associate

Private Equity

Eduardo holds a degree in International Business Administration from ICADE (E-4) and Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Before joining the Private Equity team, he worked in investment banking (M&A and Leveraged Finance) at Nomura London and BBVA Madrid, where he participated in numerous transactions with private equity funds in Europe.

Eduardo López-Dóriga

Eduardo López-Dóriga

Senior Analyst

Private Equity

Eduardo holds a degree in Bilingual Business Administration and Management from CUNEF. Eduardo is involved in the origination, analysis and execution of investment opportunities, having participated in transactions in the entertainment, TMT and education sectors. Prior to joining Beka Finance, he worked at Banco Santander, Bankinter and CaixaBank.

Federico Silva

Federico Silva

Partner

Senior Director. Fixed Income

Federico has a Degree in Business and Economics from CUNEF (Madrid), and an MBA from Instituto de Empresa (IE). He has over twenty-five years of experience in fixed income markets with responsibilities in origination, syndicate and trading. In addition, he has worked for AB Asesores, Crédit Agricole CIB and Bankia and is an expert in bond issues for SMEs.

Fernando Arrieta

Fernando Arrieta

Analyst

Fixed-Income Origination

Fernando holds a bilingual bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management from CUNEF, and has added complementary courses in financial modelling. Before joining Beka Finance, he gained professional experience in the Treasury Department of A&G Private Banking. Currently, he is involved in Analysis and Origination in the Fixed Income Department.

Fernando Cifuentes

Fernando Cifuentes

Managing Director

Director. Open-end Funds

Fernando has a degree in Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has 18 years of experience in the finance sector. Before joining Beka Asset Management, he worked for Metagestión SGIIC and its group as Managing Director, Finance Director and Member of the Board of Directors. He started his professional career working in consulting and for the Daimler Chrysler group.

Fernando Pajares

Fernando Pajares

Analyst

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Fernando holds a double degree in Business Administration & International Relations from Instituto de Empresa (IE). He gained experience working in two investment banking divisions: KPMG Corporate Finance and Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking. He has been involved in several M&A deals, specializing in renewable energy assets.

Fernando de la Vega

Fernando de la Vega

Managing Director

Fixed Income Sales

Fernando holds a degree in Economics from CUNEF and an executive MBA from el Instituto de Empresa (IE). He has more than 30 years of experience in companies such as Bankia, Beta Capital and AB Asesores. He has held positions of CIO, Manager of investment/pension funds, within and sales and trading. In 2014, he joined the fixed income institutional sales team at Beka Finance.

Francisco Javier Espelosín, CFA

Francisco Javier Espelosín, CFA

Associate

Equity Analyst. Asset Management

Javier holds a degree and Master in Business Administration, specialized in Finance from the Universidad de Zaragoza and is a CFA charterholder. Before joining Beka Asset Management, he developed his professional career at Abante Asesores, first as a financial advisor and later as an investment analyst and fund manager.

Gonzalo Ortiz de Vigon

Gonzalo Ortiz de Vigon

Senior VP

Sales Director, Spain. Asset Management

Gonzalo holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad del País Vasco, has a postgraduate degree in Investments from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a Master´s degree in Financial Options and Futures from the IEB. Before joining Beka Asset Management, he worked at BBVA Asset Management within the Private Banking sales, specializing in institutional business for investment funds.

Ignacio Morenés

Ignacio Morenés

Director

Fixed-Income Origination

Ignacio holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas and a MBA from IESE and NYU Stern. Ignacio joins the Fixed Income Origination team after starting his career at BNP Paribas in London. For over 10 years he has worked in Investment Banking and Management Consulting for A. T. Kearney and Securitas Direct.

Ignacio Pérez de Herrasti

Ignacio Pérez de Herrasti

Senior Analyst

Corporate Finance

Ignacio holds a degree in Business and Administration from Universidad de Comillas. He has more than 4 years of M&A experience and has participated in both national and international transactions in several sectors, such as Infrastructure, Industrial, Real Estate and Venture Capital. Prior to Beka Finance, he worked in the financial departments of Endesa and Pemex.

Ignacio Álvarez Cedrón

Ignacio Álvarez Cedrón

Partner

Senior Director. Asset Management

Ignacio holds a double degree in Law and Business Administrations from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (E-3). He has more than 25 years experience in the banking industry. He has served as Head of Global Markets and Corporate Banking at JPMorgan Spain. He joined the Beka Finance group as co-founder of Beka Alpha Partners.

Isca Noguera

Isca Noguera

Senior VP

Head of Wealth Planning. Private Banking

She holds a degree in Law from CEU San Pablo University, a Master's Degree in Legal Advice for Businesses by Centro de Estudios Garrigues, and an MBA by University of Navarra. She has completed the advanced program of private banking and financial advice from the IEB. Isca has worked at PwC, Optima Planificación Fiscal Patrimonial, and Quintet Private Bank Spain.

Jaime Valderrábano

Jaime Valderrábano

Junior Analyst

Private Banking

Jaime holds a BA (Hons) in International Business Management and Administration from ICADE (E-4) in Spain and Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Beka Finance in February 2021, Jaime worked at Openbank, in the Wealth Management department. He currently is a Junior Analyst at the Investments Department of Beka Values Private Banking.

Javier Gil

Javier Gil

Director

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Javier holds a degree in Business Administration and Law from UAM. He has worked since 2009 at the Corporate Finance departments of Société Générale, Espirito Santo Investment Banking and BNP Paribas CIB in Madrid and Paris, participating in M&A transactions in several sectors such as energy, telecom, infrastructures, real estate and retail.

Javier Godoy

Javier Godoy

Managing Director

Director of International Sales. Asset Management

Javier holds a Degree in Law from CEU San Pablo and PDG (GMP) from IESE Business School. He started his professional career in Credit Lyonnais Securities, first in sales positions of equity derivatives and later in cash equity. For more than 20 years he has worked within the Global Markets Division of BBVA, the last 15 of these as Head of Cash Equity Sales.

Javier Martín, CFA

Javier Martín, CFA

Managing Director

Chief Investment Officer. Equities

Javier holds a degree in Law and International Relations by ICADE. CFA Charterholder. Before joining Beka Asset Management, he worked as CIO for Metagestion. Previously, he worked as senior analyst for Long/Short equity Hedge Fund, Bluemar Capital. He also worked for A&G Private Bank and PWC.

Jesus Vicente Asenjo

Jesus Vicente Asenjo

Managing Director

Head of Beka Real Estate

Jesús has a Degree in Business Administration from the UAM (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid). He has more than 17 years of experience as an executive in Real Estate, working for Metrovacesa and Merlin in this timeframe. He has managed both residential and land portfolios as well as rental property portfolios representing more than 3,000M€. Jesus joined Beka Finance in 2021 as Head of Real Estate.

Jorge Ceballos

Jorge Ceballos

Managing Director

Head of Fixed Income Sales

Jorge has a bachelor’s degree in Economic and Business Administration and an MBA by Instituto de Empresa (IE). He has developed most of his career in the Fixed Income field since 1998. He has worked for major banks such as Merrill Lynch, UBS, HSBC, Société Générale and KNG in London, New York and Madrid. Jorge joined Beka Finance in 2016 and he is Head of Fixed Income Sales.

José Luis Blázquez

José Luis Blázquez

Senior Partner

CEO Beka Values Private Banking

Jose Luis has a degree in Business Administration, a Masters in Finance by U.A.M. in Madrid, EMBA by ESADE and Masters in e-business by Instituto de Empresa (IE). With more than 20 years of experience in Private Banking, he has worked in Renta 4, Dresdner Bank, Inversis Banco and Andbank, where he led the independent bankers in Spain and Latin America.

José María de Miguel

José María de Miguel

Managing Director

Director. Investment Banking

Jose María has a long-standing career in investment banking in different financial institutions, both in London and Madrid. He has been Managing Director at BBVA, and was responsible for the Origination of Syndicated Loans for EMEA and Asia. Additionally, he has also worked on the launch of an alternative financing platform for real estate projects, Talus Financial.

José Miguel Fernández

José Miguel Fernández

Managing Director

Head of Equities. Private Banking

José Miguel has a degree in Civil Engineering by Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. He has worked at Lehman Brothers, Prudential Securities and Legg Mason as an Equity Analyst. He was Head of the Equity mutual fund unit of Andbank for 10 years. He joined Beka Finance in 2020 as Head of Equity of the private banking unit.

Lorenzo Macías

Lorenzo Macías

Senior Analyst

Trader. Asset Management

Lorenzo has a degree in Economics from the Universidad de Sevilla and two Masters in markets and finance from EAE Business School and the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Before joining Beka Asset Management, he worked as an investment fund analyst at Santander Private Banking. Later, he worked as a fixed income and equity trader in Metagestión SGIIC.

Luis Cotillas

Luis Cotillas

Senior VP

Director. Fixed Income Sales

Luis joined Beka Finance in 2014 to start the Fixed Income operations, area in which he has extensive experience. Previously, he has worked at Caja Madrid-Bankia as Head of Sales, Trading and Syndication and later in RBC Dexia / RBC IS Spain.

Luis Siqueira Saldanha

Luis Siqueira Saldanha

Junior Analyst

Fixed Income Sales

Luis holds a degree in Business Administration from Carlos III University in Madrid. He began his professional career at Beka Finance, joining the Fixed Income Distribution Desk in 2021, where he has participated in the placement of both short and long-term private issuances.

Maryem El Hassani

Maryem El Hassani

Senior Analyst

Equity Analyst. Asset Management

Maryem holds a degree in Finance from John Molson School of Business in Montreal, Canada and a Masters in Finance from Instituto de Empresa. Previously, she has worked at Deloitte as a financial consultant and HCT as a commodities trader. Prior to joining the Beka Asset Management Equities team, she was part of Chronos Global Equity´s team in Madrid.

Pablo Pérez

Pablo Pérez

Director

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Pablo, CFA charterholder, holds a degree in Business Administration from UPO and a Master's degree in Executive Development from ICADE. He has worked at Deloitte, within the Business Modelling & Valuation team, in Madrid, and subsequently, at the Corporate Finance departments of Deloitte, in New York, and BNP Paribas CIB, in Madrid, participating in M&A transactions in several sectors such as energy, infrastructure and real estate.

Paulo Santa Marta

Paulo Santa Marta

Partner

CEO. Beka Finance SV

Paulo has over 25 years' experience in structuring M&A, structured finance and debt & equity capital markets transactions in Europe and America. Prior to joining Beka Finance, he was Head of Bankia's Legacy Unit. He has been board member of Banco Inversis, Iberia, Globalvia y Realia, among others.

Ricardo Benedé

Ricardo Benedé

Managing Director

Director. Investment Banking

Ricardo has more than 19 years of experience in the banking sector. He has worked in national and international entities, holding positions of responsibility in the investment banking area. After being Fixed Income Managing Director at Haitong Bank, in September 2020 he joined Beka Finance as Managing Director, Head of DCM.

Rodrigo Aguirre de Cárcer

Rodrigo Aguirre de Cárcer

Senior VP

Director. Social Impact and Civic Engagement

Rodrigo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University. He has experience in finance (Goldman Sachs, Citigroup), management consulting (Bain & Company) and country management of multinationals (eBay Spain). He has worked in social entrepreneurship (founder of SocialBid, Ashoka Fellow) and social impact investment.

Tatiana Ayala

Tatiana Ayala

Junior Analyst

Social Impact and Civic Engagement

Tatiana holds a degree in International Business and Master in International Solidarity Action and Social Inclusion from UC3M. She has developed her career in the areas of social impact and PR. Before working for Beka Finance, she worked in trade associations, which has allowed her to work in government entities and private sector companies.

Vicente Rodríguez

Vicente Rodríguez

Partner

Senior Director. Corporate Finance

Vicente has more than 20 years of experience in structured finance and restructuring. He has been Head of Origination and Syndication for Bankia as well as Director of Syndicated Loans for Spain and Portugal for BBVA; companies in which he has participated in deals over 3 billion euros per year.

Corporate Services

Abigail Sánchez del Río

Abigail Sánchez del Río

Partner

Chief Legal Officer

Abigail has worked as a lawyer in various leading national and international firms for more than 20 years, such as Cuatrecasas, Herbert Smith, Alzaga, Caro, Marañón & Asociados; and also in various collective investment institution management companies.

Alejandro Machuca

Alejandro Machuca

Junior Back Office

Controller. Finance and Operations

Alejandro holds a degree in Economics from the Universidad de Sevilla. He has a Master´s degree in Financial Management from EAE Business School, specializing in taxation and financial accounting. He began his career at Volvo Group as a business controller and later joined Argis' team as an accounting analyst.

Ana Antón

Ana Antón

Back Office

Junior Office Manager

Ana spent a few years studying Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham after obtaining her high school diploma in the United States. Ana has experience in database management and organizational solutions. Currently she is on the support staff at Beka Finance and is a member of the Social Media and Communications Committee.

Anuska Romero

Anuska Romero

Senior Back Office

Director. Marketing and Digital Division

Anuska holds a degree in Marketing and Business Management and a Master’s degree in Digital Marketing from Universidad ESIC (ICEMD). She has fifteen years of experience as an Account Manager at advertising Agencies such as McCann Worldgroup. Since 2014 she has been in charge of the marketing and digital strategy of the Gala Capital´s divisions.

Beatriz Bouza

Beatriz Bouza

Senior Back Office

Executive Assistant / Property Manager

Beatriz holds a Diploma in Public Relations and Human Resources from LA Universidad de A Coruña. She has more than ten years’ experience in office management and customer relations. She has worked at London Regus Offices Worldwide, where she gained knowledge of the techniques of private office business. She forms an integral part of the management team at Gala Capital.

Fernando Santos

Fernando Santos

Back Office

Operations Manager. Finance and Operations

Fernando holds a degree in Business Administration from la Universidad Carlos III, He has over ten years' experience in financial markets, specializing in portfolio valuation and control for investment funds, pension funds and SICAV's. Prior to joining the Beka Asset Management team he spent nine years in Bestinver.

Isabel Poggio

Isabel Poggio

Office Manager

Administration. Private Banking

Isabel holds a degree in Business Administration by CUNEF and an executive MBA from ISEM. She joined Beka Values in 2021, after having worked as a corporate and investment banking analyst in Intesa Sanpaolo.

Josefina Salas

Josefina Salas

Director

Head of Administration. Private Banking

Josefina has a degree in Law, and a master's degree in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets from the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (IEB). She is a certified European Financial Analyst (EFFAS). She has developed her career in the management companies of Banco Santander and Andbank.

José Manuel Pérez-Huertas

José Manuel Pérez-Huertas

VP

Chief Financial Officer

José Manuel holds a bachelor's degree in Economics (UAM). He has over 35 years of experience in the financial sector, having worked at companies such as KPMG, Citi, Principal, and Caja Madrid / Bankia, as well as served as an external consultant for financial institutions. He is also a board member of several companies (operating in the areas of finance, infrastructure, and venture capital).

Juan Antonio Fernández-Roldán

Juan Antonio Fernández-Roldán

Director

Head of Back Office. Private Banking

Juan Antonio has a Bachelor in Economics by Complutense University of Madrid. In his 12 years of experience in Private Banking, he has worked at Renta 4, Tressis and Gesconsult, where he was Head of Back Office.

Karen Behr

Karen Behr

Senior Back Office

Director. Communications Division

Karen holds a Bachelor´s degree in Advertising Communication and a Master´s degree in Advertsing Photography. She has developed her professional career in multinational advertising agencies such as Wunderman Thompson and Lowe & Partners. She is in charge of the communication strategy, branding and digitization of Gala Capital´s group of companies.

Luis Gómez

Luis Gómez

Partner

Chief Operating Officer. Private Banking

Luis has a degree in Economics by la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Throughout his 16 years of work experience, he has worked in Safei, Accenture, Banco Caminos and Andbank, where he has managed the operational division of the Management Company in Luxembourg for the last 5 years.

Maite Gallardo

Maite Gallardo

Junior Back Office

Office Manager

Maite holds a degree in performing arts from Estudio Corazza and is currently studying a musical production Master’s degree. She has worked for cultural platforms such as FNAC, has participated in online magazines such as PlayGround and OcultaLit, and also in anthologies of Spanish young authors. In 2019 she joined the management team at Beka Finance.

Marta Pérez

Marta Pérez

Back Office

Controller. Finance and Operations

Marta holds a degree in Economics from the University Rey Juan Carlos. She has 12 years experience in the financial sector. She began her career at SME's companies in the event's sector, later on, she joined Banco Mare Nostrum, being responsible for SAREB's portfolio, and Triodos Bank, as part of the financial team and reporting to the Bank of Spain.

María Jesús González

María Jesús González

Back Office

Senior Executive Assistant

María Jesús has qualifications as Senior Technician of Bilingual Executive Secretary and has taken courses in Socio-Professional Protocol and Public Relations. She began her professional experience in the financial sector in 2000 as Secretary of the General Manager at Caja Madrid-Bankia. In 2014, she joined the Beka Finance team.

Maria Orduna

Maria Orduna

Director

Head of Business Support. Private Banking

María has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration by Universidad Complutense de Madrid and an MBA in Finance and Banking by Alcalá University. She has developed her experience in Private Banking during the past 9 years in Switzerland focusing on the UHNW client segment for firms such as JP Morgan or Edmond de Rothschild.

Maria del Rio

Maria del Rio

Associate

Legal

María holds a double degree in Law and a Master in Stock Markets and Financial Markets from IEB, (affiliated Educational Center to the UCM). In her 8 years of experience she has worked as legal advisor in entities such as  BBVA, Banco Santander and Baker & McKenzie. In 2016 she joined the Legal Department of the Beka Finance group.

Santiago de Cardenas

Santiago de Cardenas

Back Office

Operations Manager. Finance and Operations

Santiago holds a degree in Business from the European Business School and a Master in Auditing from ICADE. He started his career at PwC and he worked in different management companies in Madrid and Luxembourg. He has been Director at the management company Renta 4 Luxembourg for the last years. He has 10 years of experience in the investment industry.

Sergio Herreros

Sergio Herreros

Back Office

Operations Manager

Sergio holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management and a Diploma in Economics. He has worked in financial entities such as Citibank, Caja Madrid, European Payments Council and Bankia. He has twenty years of experience in banking, having held positions in SWIFT, actors within the Payment Industry, and in International Operations.

Tania Sánchez

Tania Sánchez

VP

Chief Financial Officer

Tania holds an degree in Business Administration and Law from la Universidad Carlos III and has a Master in Financial Markets from el Instituto BME. She has over 15 years of experience in the financial sector. She worked at PwC as an auditor in the financial sector and, later, as head of Administration of the Abraxa venture capital group.