Board of Directors

Carlos Tejera

Chairman

Carlos Stilianopoulos

CEO

Paulo Santa Marta

Director

Abigail Sánchez del Río

Secretary non Director

Borja de Roda

Director

Partners

Abigail Sánchez del Río

Abigail Sánchez del Río

Partner

Angel Blanco

Angel Blanco

Partner

Arturo García-Tizón

Arturo García-Tizón

Partner

Borja de Roda

Borja de Roda

Partner

Carlos Stilianopoulos

Carlos Stilianopoulos

Senior Partner

Carlos Tejera

Carlos Tejera

Senior Partner

Diego Aguinaga

Diego Aguinaga

Partner

Federico Silva de Lapuerta

Federico Silva de Lapuerta

Partner

Ignacio Álvarez Cedrón

Ignacio Álvarez Cedrón

Partner

Javier Godoy

Javier Godoy

Partner

Paulo Santa Marta

Paulo Santa Marta

Partner

Santiago Vivas

Santiago Vivas

Senior Partner

Vicente Rodríguez

Vicente Rodríguez

Partner

Management

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 Delrue

Alejandro Delrue

Associate

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

Partner

Agent

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

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.

Carlota Ruiz-Zorrilla

Carlota Ruiz-Zorrilla

Partner

Head of Human Capital

Carlota holds a Bachelor degree in Law and a Masters in HR Strategic Management. She has more than fifteen years of experience in the financial sector, always at international institutions. Prior to joining Beka Finance, she worked in regional and global roles for ABN Amro, RBS and Alantra.

César Pérez

César Pérez

Managing Director

Director. Investment Banking

César 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 in investment banking area.

David Azcona, CFA

David Azcona, CFA

Managing Director

Chief Investment Officer

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.

Diego Torres

Diego Torres

Director

Head of International Sales. Asset Management

Diego holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has 30 years of experience in the financial sector, where he has worked as a Proprietary Trader at Société Générale, Global Head of Treasury at Banco Guipuzcoano, Portfolio Manager and Head of Sales at alternative investment firms suchs as Quadriga Asset Managers and Grantia Capital.

Eduardo López-Dóriga

Eduardo López-Dóriga

Associate

Credit Analyst. Beka Credit

Eduardo holds a Bilingual Business Administration degree from CUNEF. After 3 years in the Private Equity team where he was involved in transactions in the entertainment, education and TMT sectors, Eduardo is involved in the analysis and execution of private debt investment opportunities. Prior to joining Beka Finance, he worked at Banco Santander, Bankinter and CaixaBank.

Federico Lupin

Federico Lupin

Managing Director

Fixed Income Sales

Federico holds a degree in International Business Management from the University of San Francisco (USF) and holder of an executive course in finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Federico has 25 years of experience in the field of financial services sales, electronic commerce and fixed income sales. Prior to joining Beka Finance, he worked 12 years for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Auriga Global Investors, Ahorro Corporacion and Bloomberg LP, as well as an independent consultant.

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 de la Vega

Fernando de la Vega

Managing Director

Senior Sales Manager

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 Campos

Francisco Campos

VP

Senior Credit Analyst. Beka Credit

Francisco has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration and an MBA in Finance and Banking by Alcalá University.  With more than 12 years of experience in banking, Francisco has been focused on Credit Risk, covering Large Corporate Clients and Structured Finance. Prior to joining Beka Credit, he worked for Santander and ING Bank.

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.

Gema Díaz

Gema Díaz

Senior Advisor

Degree in Law from the University of Navarra. She completed the Digital Transformation Programme at EOI, specialising in Industry and Digital Banking. She has developed her professional career as a Director of several companies and President of Sniace, a listed company in the chemical, forestry and energy industry, as well as CEOE and CEPYME Cantabria.

Gonzalo de la Rosa-Degrelle

Gonzalo de la Rosa-Degrelle

VP

Structuring. Beka Credit

Gonzalo holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from the UCM. Prior to joining Beka Finance, Gonzalo worked for Santander and BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking within its Energy Project and Leverage Financing practice. He was previously part of Fitch Rating´s Structured Finance team, mainly analysing European Securitizations.

Guillermo Garcia

Guillermo Garcia

Junior Analyst

Beka Credit

Guillermo holds a double degree in Business Administration and Management and Law from CUNEF. Guillermo has experience in the field of financial investments, with special emphasis on debt. Prior to joining Beka Finance in 2021, Guillermo started his professinal career at an M&A boutique and later joined the Debt & Restructuring team in BDO.

Ignacio Baeza

Ignacio Baeza

Junior Analyst

Beka Credit

Ignacio holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (E-2). Prior to joining Beka Credit, Ignacio started his career working as an analyst in the Debt Markets segment at Banco Santander and afterwards he joined Alantra CPA to become part of the sales team of Non-Performing Assets portfolios. 

Ignacio Marín

Ignacio Marín

Associate

Private Equity

Ignacio holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and a master's degree in Banking and Finance from the UAH. Ignacio has spent most of his professional career at Indra, where he worked in cybersecurity engineering, business development and corporate development in the M&A team.

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 Álvarez Cedrón

Ignacio Álvarez Cedrón

Partner

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.

Inés Gómez

Inés Gómez

Analyst

Debt and Securitization Services

Inés holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from UCM and a Master's Degree in Banking and Finance from AFI. Inés brings over 20 years of experience in the banking sector, focusing on securitisation and management of fixed income portfolios in the ALM framework. Prior to joining Beka Finance she worked for Bankia and Caixabank.

Isca Noguera

Isca Noguera

Managing Director

Head of Wealth Planning

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 Couso

Jaime Couso

Senior Analyst

Acron Beka

Jaime holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from ICADE. Jaime has more than three years of experience in Corporate Finance, mainly focused on the infrastructure sector. Prior to joining Acron Beka, he worked for PwC and CBRE.

Jaime Valderrábano

Jaime Valderrábano

Junior Analyst

Jaime holds a degree in International Business Administration from ICADE (E-4) in Spain and Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. Before joining Beka Finance in February 2021, Jaime worked at Openbank, in its Wealth Management department. He is currently a Junior Analyst at Beka Finance.

Jaime Vázquez

Jaime Vázquez

Senior Associate

Private Equity

He holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria and an Executive MBA from the Instituto de Empresa (IE). He has developed his career in financial and real estate advisory and wealth management at companies such as Abante Asesores, Bankinter and Antana.

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

Partner

Head of Distribution

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.

Jerónimo Sánchez

Jerónimo Sánchez

Managing Director

Head of Origination and Business Development. Beka Credit

Jeronimo holds a Law Degree from the University of Salamanca and a MBA from IE. Jeronimo has more than twenty-three years of experience in Commercial Banking, with special emphasis on Corporate and Business Banking. Prior to joining Beka Finance, he worked for Banco Santander as Regional Director for Madrid and Head of Distribution and Branch Network of Santander España.

Jesus Sanz

Jesus Sanz

Managing Director

Beka Securitization

Jesús holds a degree in Mathematical Sciences from UAM. He has more than twenty years of experience in the field of risk analysis and structuring and management of Securitization Funds. He has focused his professional development from 2004 working at Haya Titulización and previously at Caja Madrid (now Caixabank).

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.

Josep Farré

Josep Farré

Analyst

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Josep holds a degree in Business Administration from ESADE and a Master in M&A and Private Equity from the Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles. Josep has 2 years of experience in Investment Banking (M&A) and Private Equity. Prior to joining Acron Beka he worked for Banque Degroof Petercam, Sherpa Capital and BNP Paribas. 

José Corral

José Corral

Managing Partner

CEO Beka Credit

José holds a degree in Business and Economics from Deusto University (Bilbao, Spain) and an MA in International Banking and Financial Services from Reading University (UK). José brings almost 30 years of experience in the banking sector, mainly in risk management, corporate banking and investment banking in Santander, BBVA and Singer & Friedlander. He has been Deputy CRO of Santander Group and CRO of Santander in Spain.

José Luis Riera

José Luis Riera

Managing Director

Chief Financial and Operating Officer. Beka Credit

José Luis holds a degree and a PhD in Economics, with an MBA from Rutgers Business School. José Luis began his career at KPMG and has more than 15 years of experience in the financial sector in entities such as Caja Madrid, Banesto, HSBC and Gedesco. José Luis has extensive international experience in Asia and Latam, and in the international capital markets, as an issuer, and as an investor.

José Miguel Fernández

José Miguel Fernández

Managing Director

Head of Equities

Civil Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. José Miguel has worked as an equity analyst at Lehman Brothers, Prudential Securities and Legg Mason. In the last 10 years he has been responsible for equity funds at Andbank.

José Riego

José Riego

Credit Analyst

Beka Credit

Jose holds a double degree in Business Administration and Management and Law from CUNEF. Jose has experience in the field of debt, with special emphasis on distressed debt. Jose started his professional career at urbanData Analytics (Alantra Group) and later joined the Alantra CPA team as an analyst.

Juan Criado

Juan Criado

Senior VP

Director. Beka Real Estate

Juan holds a degree in Business Administration and International Management and an MBA from IE. He began his career participating in the IPO of Corporación Dermoestetica. He was Head of Divestments and Equity Holdings at Metrovacesa. Finally, he was part of the Business Development team at MERLIN, where he executed over €800M in real estate transactions.

Juan José Povedano

Juan José Povedano

Partner

Agent

He holds a degree in Economics from CEU San Pablo and two Master's Degree in Finance from ICADE and ESADE. He has been EFPA certified since 2007. For more than 20 years he has worked in entities such as Mediolanum, Deustche Bank, Banco Espirito Santo, KBL European Private Bankers, and A&G, dedicating himself to the management and financial-tax advice of clients.

Juan Magaña

Juan Magaña

Director

Debt and Securitization Services

Juan holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and has almost 20 years of experience in the Securitization sector. Prior to joining Beka Finance, Juan has worked for the main securitization management companies in Spain and has led the Debt Advisory services at EY.

Juan del Rivero

Juan del Rivero

Non Executive Vice Chairman

Beka Credit

Juan has more than 30 years experience in Investment Banking and Asset Management. He is Chairman and Managing Partner in Goldman Sachs, Senior Advisor in Azora Capital, Omega Capital, Stormharbour and Uría & Menéndez.

Julieta Garretano

Julieta Garretano

Senior Associate

Senior Credit Analyst

Julieta holds a degree in Bilingual Economics specializing in Finance from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and one year at the University of Cincinnati (USA). She started her professional career in Banco Santander in Corporate & Investment Banking. Prior to joining Beka Credit Julieta worked for more than 5 years in Finalbion as a Credit Analyst.

Lars Schmidt-Ott

Lars Schmidt-Ott

Managing Partner

Beka Credit

Lars holds a Master in Finance from University St.Gallen, Switzerland. He has more than 30 years of experience in Capital Markets working in M&A at UBS and FPK, as Consultant for BCG, as Head of Global Banking at Swiss Re before founding Capital Efficiency Group. He founded Be-Spoke Capital, that executed the first Spanish SME alternative securitization and is a board member of Invision, a leading Swiss Private Equity firm.

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 Torroba

Luis Torroba

VP

Senior Credit Analyst. Beka Credit

Luis holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from ICADE (E-2). Luis started his career in Global Markets at Nomura and later joined the credit team of Be-Spoke Capital, a company where he has been since its inception and that later became a market leader in alternative financing in Spain.

Luis Malato

Luis Malato

Managing Director

Luís has over 25 years of experience in the origination and placement of structured finance, equity funds and capital markets transactions in Portugal and Europe. He has worked in Frankfurt, Madrid and London for Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and in Madrid for Credit Agricole CIB. Luis was head of Credit Agricole CIB in Lisbon. He has served on the boards of GNB-GA (Novo Banco), Patris SGFTC, Patris Corretora and Sagres STC, among others.

Manuel Acevedo

Manuel Acevedo

Managing Director

Head of Credit. Beka Credit

Manuel holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from ICADE. Manuel has more than twenty years of experience in banking, with special emphasis on investment banking and private equity. Prior to joining Beka Finance he worked for Banco Santanter as Head of Credit Risk for Corporate Clients and Financial Institutions among other roles.

Manuel Limbert

Manuel Limbert

Analyst

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Manuel holds a bachelor’s degree in Management and Business Administration from Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and a Master in Finance from NOVA School of Business and Economics. Manuel has more than 2 years of experience in Valuations. Prior to joining Beka Finance, Manuel worked for Kroll (former Duff and Phelps) in the Madrid office.

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.

María del Camino Duró

María del Camino Duró

Senior VP

Senior Sales Manager

Camino holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (E-2). Camino has more than 20 years of experience in financial services, working for companies such as JP Morgan, BBVA, BNP Paribas and Citibank. Before joining Beka Finance she was director at Citibank Private Banking.

Miguel Andrés

Miguel Andrés

Senior VP

Sales Manager. Beka Credit

Miguel holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Alicante. He has more than nineteen years of experience in the field of Commercial Banking in Spain, with a special focus on the business segment, developing functions in customer management and commercial teams at Banesto and Banco Santander.

Miguel Suarez

Miguel Suarez

Analyst

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Miguel holds a degree in Law from the University of Valencia and Master in Management from IE Business School with a double specialization in Finance and Investment and International Business. He has experience in project management in both the retail and hotel sectors.

Miguel del Río

Miguel del Río

Director

Structuring. Beka Credit

Miguel holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from CUNEF. Miguel has more than 15 years of experience in the field of Corporate and Investment Banking, with special emphasis on Project and Leveraged Finance. Prior to joining Beka Finance, he worked for Santander Bank, Scotiabank and BBVA.

Miguel Angel Sanchez

Miguel Angel Sanchez

Director

Head of Business Development. Beka Securitization

Miguel Ángel holds a degree in Economics from the University of Granada and a Master's degree in Portfolio Management from IEB. He has more than fifteen years of experience in the structured finance industry, leading the execution of  €75bn securitization transactions covered by all categories of underlying credit rights.

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.

Paula Toledano

Paula Toledano

Partner

Head of Philanthropy

Paula has a degree in Law and a Master in International Cooperation from the Francisco de Vitoria University. Paula has more than 15 years of experience promoting strategic public-private partnerships for development and social action projects in Latin America. Prior to joining Beka Finance Private Banking, she worked for the Santos Toledano Foundation and Unidos en Red.

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.

Pedro Núñez

Pedro Núñez

Analyst

Acron Beka. Corporate Finance

Graduated with a double degree in Business Administration and Law from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) in 2019. After more than three years of experience in different departments of the investment banking divisions of Banco Santander, Abante Asesores or Alantra, he joined the Acron Beka team.

Pedro Yenes

Pedro Yenes

Junior Analyst

Beka Real Estate

Pedro holds a degree in International Business Administration and Management from ICADE (E-4) in Madrid, and Northeastern University in Boston. Before joining Beka Finance in October 2021, Pedro interned in Everwood Capital, in Madrid, with special emphasis on the renewables sector, and in Ares Management Corporation, in Los Angeles, in the Credit branch.

Regina Arrinda

Regina Arrinda

VP

Structuring. Beka Credit

Regina holds a dual degree in Business Administration and Law (E-3) by Comillas ICADE and a Master's Degree in International Management (ICEX). Regina has over seven years of international investment banking experience focusing on Project and Acquisition Finance. Prior to joining Beka Credit, she worked at BBVA and HSBC.

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 Advisor

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.

Santiago Vivas

Santiago Vivas

Senior Partner

Santiago spent his early career as a lawyer in a New York firm. He then turned to the financial world after joining Credit Agricole Indosuez where he has built his professional career, spending the last 23 years in Luxembourg. Before joining Beka, he was responsible for the Private Banking area for Southern Europe.

Sergio Lominchar

Sergio Lominchar

VP

Sales Manager. Beka Credit

Diploma in Business and Bachelor of Business Administration and Management by Complutense University, and Master in International Business by Chamber of Commerce. More than 15 years of experience in Commercial Banking, lately as Head of Legal Entities in Madrid. Previously, he worked as SMEs International Advisor at Santander Uruguay.

Tristan Wanglin

Tristan Wanglin

Senior VP

Fixed Income Sales

Tristan holds a degree in Business Administration from ETSU in USA and a postgraduate degree from NEOMA in France. Prior joining Beka Finance he has worked on fixed income desks for HSBC in Paris, Auriga Global Investors in Madrid, and Bridport & Cie in Geneva. 

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.

Víctor Menéndez de Miguel

Víctor Menéndez de Miguel

Managing Director

Head of Structuring. Beka Credit

Victor holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from CUNEF. He has more than fifteen years of experience in structured finance, having been Global Head of Corporate and Leverage Finance at Banco Santander. Previously, Victor worked for Arthur Andersen as a consultant in the telecom sector.

Yolanda Diaz

Yolanda Diaz

Analyst

Beka Securitization

Yolanda holds a degree in Business Science from Rey Juan Carlos University. She has more than fifteen years of experience in the field of financial investments, with special emphasis on Securitisation Funds. Prior to joining Beka Finance in 2022, she worked for Haya Titulización and Ahorro Corporación. 

Corporate Services

Alba Ibañez

Alba Ibañez

Director

Head of Compliance and Risk Management

Alba holds a degree in Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Alba has more than ten years of experience in the field of risk management, as well as in the implementation and monitoring of internal control procedures. She specializes in the financial sector. Prior to joining Beka Finance, she worked for Haya Titulización, EY and Deloitte.

Alicia Montoya

Alicia Montoya

Junior Back Office

Junior Office Manager

Currently studying english studies at UNED and holds a technical qualification in tourist accommodation management and a diploma as a veterinary assistant from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. Previously, Alicia worked as an Office Manager in the tourism sector and in auditing and consulting at RSM Spain.

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 part of the Office Management team 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.

Carolina Zorrilla

Carolina Zorrilla

Back Office

Controller

Carolina holds a diploma in Economics and a Degree in Commerce from the Complutense University. She has more than ten years of experience in the financial sector. Prior to joining Beka Finance, she worked at Tantra Impex and Aislamientos DCH in the accounting department and Haya Titulización as part of the Operations Team.

Daniela Hernández

Daniela Hernández

Junior Back Office

Operations Manager. Finance and Operations

Daniela holds a degree in Economics, with a Master degree in Project Management. Daniela has extensive experience in the financial sector, specially back and middle office operations for investment funds. Prior to joining Beka Finance in 2022 she worked for Bankinter and BBVA.

David Morales

David Morales

Back Office

Operations. Beka Securitization

David holds a Business Administration and Management degree from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid. David has more than fifteen years of experience in the management of securitization funds and in the management of bank asset funds. Previously, he worked for Barclays Bank and BNP Paribas.

Fernando Crespo

Fernando Crespo

Back Office

Finance and Operations. Beka Securitization

Fernando holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has more than twenty years of experience in the field of finance and accounting, with special emphasis on auditing. Previously, he worked at Ahorro y Titulización and Haya Titulización.

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.

Florentino Garcia

Florentino Garcia

Back Office

Operations. Beka Securitization

Florentino holds a degree in Business Administration  and Management from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Florentino has more than fifteen years of experience in securitization fund management. Previously, he worked for the IT department at HP.

Gema Fernandez

Gema Fernandez

Back Office

Operations. Beka Securitization

Gema holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master in International Capital Markets. She has developed her career mostly in the area of securitization funds being part of the Back Office Managemet department. Previously, she worked at Bankia and Banco Santander.

Ignacio Sánchez de Movellán

Ignacio Sánchez de Movellán

Junior Back Office

Operations Manager

Ignacio holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a diploma in Digital Business from Villanueva University. He first started working in the area of alternative investment valuations at CBRE and later joined the Operations Department of Beka Asset Management.

Isabel Carrión

Isabel Carrión

Back Office

Operations. Beka Securitization

Isabel has qualifications as Senior Technician in Administration and Finance. She has more than twelve years of experience in the financial sector. Previously, she worked for Gesem Consultoria y Asesoria.

Jack McCarthy, CFA

Jack McCarthy, CFA

VP

Finance and Operations. Beka Credit

Jack holds a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College, Massachusetts, and is a CFA charterholder.  Jack has more than 15 years experience working in the Finance sector with special emphasis in investment product management and client relationship.  Prior he worked for Fidelity Institutional Asset Management.  

Javier López

Javier López

Junior Back Office

Content Audiovisual Junior

Graduate in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Salamanca and holds a Master's Degree in Film and TV Series Directing from TAI School. Javier specializes in photography, audiovisual directing and editing. He has previously worked for different companies in the audiovisual industry, mainly in the shooting of music videos, short and feature films. 

Josefina Salas

Josefina Salas

Director

Head of Administration

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

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.

Julián Soria

Julián Soria

Back Office

Art Director

Julian is a designer and illustrator with more than twenty years of experience in the world of advertising and graphic design.  He has worked in advertising agencies such as J. Walter Thompson and BBDO, handling large accounts in diverse sectors such as banking, automotive and consumer affairs.  In addition, he has worked in design studios and companies focused on digital business and the internet.

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.

Liu Ying

Liu Ying

Associate

Legal

Liu holds a degree in Law from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Liu has more than nine years of experience in the field of corporate law, with special emphasis on M&A and corporate organizational restructuring. Prior to joining Beka Finance in 2022, she worked for the law firm, Ramón y Cajal Abogados.

Lourdes Calvo

Lourdes Calvo

Back Office

Controller. Finance and Operations

She studied Administration and Finance in Toledo. Lourdes has more than 10 years of experience, managing the accounting of several companies. Prior to joining Beka Finance in 2022, she worked as an accountant at Fast & Reliable Asesores.

Luis Gómez

Luis Gómez

Managing Director

Chief Operating Officer

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 Office Management team.

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 Office Management team.

Maria Orduna

Maria Orduna

Director

Head of Business Support

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.

Mayte Nieto

Mayte Nieto

Junior Back Office

Finance and Operations

Mayte holds a Diploma in Labour Relations from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master's Degree in Labour Law and Human Resources Management. She has more than 10 years of experience in the financial sector as a Project Management Analyst and also in Human Resources. She previously worked for Grupo Santander and Axa Seguros e Inversiones.

Nohora Paz

Nohora Paz

Back Office

Finance and Operations. Beka Securitization

Nohora holds a degree in Business Administration and Management and a PhD in Banking and Finance from the Complutense University of Madrid. She has more than fifteen years of experience in the field of financial investments, with special emphasis on asset securitization funds. She previously worked for Haya Titilización and BNP Paribas.

Nuria López

Nuria López

Associate

Operations. Beka Credit

Nuria holds a degree in Economics by UAM, and a Master degree in Financial Risk Management by Instituto BME.  She has more than ten years of experience at financial entities such as Bankia and Banesto. Prior to joining Beka Finance she worked for Grupo Caja Rural as trainer and change manager.

Patricia Moya

Patricia Moya

Junior Back Office

Content Junior

She holds a degree in Journalism from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and a double degree in production and sound techniques from the CES School. Prior to joining the company, Patricia worked in the department of internal and external digital communication in various sectors such as insurance, energy and security, as well as in the media.

Pilar Garcia

Pilar Garcia

Senior Back Office

REOs Manager. Beka Securitization

Pilar holds a degree in Economics and Business from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master in Financial Economic Management from C.E.F. She has extensive experience in commercial areas, business management, brokerage, securitization and new financial structures development. Previously,  she worked at Haya Titulización, and Ahorro Corporación.

Santiago Carvajal

Santiago Carvajal

Director

Head of Funds Accounting. Beka Securitization

Santiago  holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from La Laguna University. He has more than 20 years of experience in the Securitization sector. He began his career in a Reciprocal Guarantee Society (SGR) and then in BBVA Bank.

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.

Sara Arteaga

Sara Arteaga

Senior Back Office

Operations Manager. Beka Securitization

Sara holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from UAM. She has more than fourteen years of experience in the financial sector, linked to the Back Office area of managed securitization funds and covered bonds and reporting.

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.

Sofia Yébenes

Sofia Yébenes

Senior Back Office

IT Manager

Sofía holds a degree in Information Technology from Universidad Carlos III. She has more than 18 years of experience developing specialized application software in financial report of securitization funds.

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.

Tatiana Ayala

Tatiana Ayala

Analyst

ESG and Sustainability Strategy

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.

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