Ignacio Garralda Ruiz de Velasco, born in Madrid 1951, has been a member of the Board of Directors of CaixaBank since 2017.
Graduated with a Law Degree from the University of Complutense de Madrid.
He is a Notary Public, on leave, since 1989. He began his professional career as Notary for Commercial Matters, from 1976 to 1982, the year in which he became a Licensed Stock Broker of the Ilustre Colegio de Agentes de Cambio y Bolsa de Madrid until 1989.
He was a founding member of AB Asesores Bursátiles, S.A, where he was Vice-Chairman until 2001, Vice-Chairman of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, SV, S.A. from 1999 to 2001 and Chairman of Bancoval, S.A. from 1994 to 1996. Between 1991 and 2009 he was on the Board of the Governing Body of the Madrid Stock Exchange.
He is currently the Chair and CEO of Mutua Madrileña Automovilista. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2002 and a member of the Executive Committee since 2004, where he is the current Chair, as well as for the Investment Committee. He is the First Vice-Chairman of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME), a member on the Board of Directors de Endesa S.A., where he has been the Chair of the Audit Committee since 2016.
He is Chairman of Fundación Mutua Madrileña, a member on the Board of Trustees of Fundación Princesa de Asturias, Museo Reina Sofía, Teatro Real, Real Instituto Elcano, CEDE, Pro Real Academia Española and Founder and current Vice-Chairman of Fundación Lealtad 2001.
Last updated: January 2018.