Company: Caixa Geral de Depósitos

Country: Spain

Field: Economy

Altina Sebastián González is graduated in Economy (1977) for the Católica University, holds a PhD in Corporate Management (1983) for the IESE (Barcelon, Universidade de Navarra) and holds a Post-Doc in Banking (1986) for the Harvard Business School.

She is currently non-executive director at Caixa Geral de Depósitos and non-executive director of the Auditory Commission of San José Entrepreneurial Group, quoted in Madrid Stocked Exchanged. Unitl 2019, she was Non-Executive Director, President of the Auditory Commission, President of the Commission of Nominations and Retributions at Caixa Geral Bank in Spain,  and Non-Executive Director and member of the Auditory Commission of the Finance and Development Institution, a bank dedicated to the financing of PME (small and medium companies).

She is also a member of the Consultive Council of Expansion and Economic Issues and former member and President of the Commission of Parquesol de Auditoria, a company quoted in Madrid stock exchange.

In the academic filed, she is an associate professor in the Finances department of Complutense University of Madrid, where she teaches Bank Management. She actively contributes with other universities, in Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, where she teaches Corporate Finance and in the Católica University in Lisbon, as visiting professor of executive courses in Portugal and Africa.

Altina González has a vast experience in executive teaching, once she structured in-company programs to different organizations, such as: Euroforum Escorial, Telefónica, Hewlett-Packard, Indra, Andersen Consulting, Accenture, Amena, BBVA, Iberia, Santander Central Hispano, Caja Madrid, La Caixa, Caixa Galicia, Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles – IEB, CAM, Caixanova, BCP- Millennium, Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Ecuatorian Banks, Portuguese Banking Association e Banking Sector of Angola, and others.

She is also partner and adviser in banking at Diagnóstico y Soluciones, SL, a financial consulting company, that has been developing projects for the European Commission such as “The EU market for consumer long-term savings vehicles: Comparative analysis of products, market structure, costs, distribution system and consumer savings patterns” and “Corporate Social Responsibility for SMEs”.

Altina González has published more than one hundred articles for the business press and to specialized magazines. She wrote six books: “Análisis de la Rentabilidad Histórica de la Inversión en Acciones, Deuda Pública y Renta Fija Privada en el Mercado de Capitales Español”, Bolsa de Madrid (1992), “Nuevas Estrategias del Sistema Bancario en la Unión Económica y Monetaria”, IEE (1999), co-author of “Gestión Bancaria”, McGraw-Hill, 1ª ed. (1997), 2ª edition (2001),3rd edition (2008), “Banca Cooperativa – Oportunidades de desarrollo”, UNACC, 2007 and she has just published “Economía y Gestión Bancaria”, Pirámide (2015).

She has been a member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council since 2013.