Antonio Gámez MunozChief Risk Officer, Asia Pacific at Santander Bank
Antonio Gamez commenced his career in Banco Santander Spain in 1995. He worked until 2004 as Credit Risk Analyst for financial institutions, Head of Credit Risk Analytics for Treasury and Senior Risk Underwriter for Wholesale Banking based in Santander headquarter in Spain.
In 2004, he started his international career in Santander Private Banking International where he was acting as CRO (Chief Risk Officer) based in Miami and Geneva. In 2008, he was transferred back to Spain to serve as CRO of all the private banking business of Santander. He has been managing enterprise-wide risk across different kind of business, geographies with very diverse work teams.
In 2011 he was appointed as Deputy Chief Risk Officer of Bank Zachodni WBK where apart of being responsible for ensure an adequate management of risks and keep a high level of coordination with SAN Risk Division, he played an active role in the acquisition of KB and other M&A activities.
He was acting Chairman of Credit Committee and Supervisory Board Member of the BZ WBK TFI (Asset Management). Since January of 2018 he is the Chief Risk Officer for Asia Pacific region based in Hong Kong.
Antonio graduated from Universidad de Navarra, faculty of Economics. He is also Master in Finance from IEB. He also completed programmes in the area of risk management as well as business management administration, e.g. INSEAD - International Executives Development Programme, Instituto de Empresa.- Senior Risk Management Program.