Gloria Sánchez (Group VP) is the Group Head of Legal for Technology and Digital of Santander Bank. Her team is in charge of the legal advice to technology areas, with a focus technology contracts and projects, digital banking and digital and financial regulation, data and privacy and IP. She is also in charge of the legal advice to the costs, procurement, TPRM and organization areas of the Group. Likewise, she leads the innovation strategy and legal tech of the legal area.
She commenced her legal career at Clifford Chance Madrid, and after some years advising clients in different transactions, she joined Banco Santander legal department. Before her current post, she has been head of legal for real estate, equity participations and portfolio sales at Banco Santander.
At present, she is adjunct professor at IE Law School, as well as visiting lecturer at different universities: Bucerius Law School (Hamburg), MIT Professional Education, ESADE (Barcelona), Universidad Complutense, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, ISDE, amongst others, she has been professor of corporate law at Carlos III University in Madrid and adjunct professor at IE Architecture & Design School.