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Canal Accionistas e Inversores

Board of directors

Dña. Isabel Martín Castella








She holds a Degree in Economics and Business Studies from the Complutense University, and in 1977 she passed the Senior Corps of Commercial Technicians and Economists of the State entrance exam.

From 1977-1985 she held a number of positions in the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Trade and Tourism. She participated in negotiations on several chapters of the Treaty of Accession of Spain to the European Communities. She is also a professor for the postgraduate course in International Trade at the National University of Distance Education (UNED).

From 1985 -1987 she served as the Chief of Staff for the Vice President of the National Industry Institute (INI) and is the Chairwoman on the Boards of Directors for several companies in the INI Group and member of the Economic and Social Committee of the European Communities.

From 1987-2000 she served as Deputy Director General at Banco Central Hispano and Banco Santander, responsible for stock investments, privatization financing and international operations as well as project financing in general and concessions in particular. She has also sat on the Board of Directors of CESCE, COFIDES and Central Hispano Puerto Rico Inc.

From 2000-2006 she held the position of Vice President and Member of the Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s financial agency to which all member states belong.

From 2006-2011 she held the position of manager of the Madrid International Financial Centre Association, which includes major Spanish banks, the Madrid Stock Exchange, the Community of Madrid and the Madrid City Council, to promote Madrid’s financial center.

From 2012-2013 she served as CEO of Spanish state-run company Expansión Exterior, whose shareholders are ICEX and SEPI.

Since 2013, she has served as a member of the Supervisory Boards of ING GROEP N.V., and ING Bank Holding company and banking group with presence in over 40 countries.

From May 2013 to September 2015 he was also member of the Supervisory  Board of ING Verzekeringen N.V holding of insurances of ING Groep N.V, at the present  Nationale Nederlanden N.V.


Member of Supervisory Board ING Groep N.V. and of ING Bank N.V. Holding Company.


11/06/2015. Subsequently re-elected at the General Shareholders' Meeting on 06/13/2019. 

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