Marcos Contreras Manrique
Member of the Board of Directors. Independent director.
Born in Seville, 1971.
Since July 2012, member of the Board of Directors of Criteria CaixaHolding, a company merged with Servihabitat XXI in December 2013, when he was appointed as member of the Board of Directors of the current company CriteriaCaixa (the company arisen from the merger). Chairman of the Audit and Control Committee since December 2018 and member of the referred Committee since its creation in 2014. Member of the Executive Committee since its creation in July 2019.
Graduated in Law from the University of Seville. He holds several Master's degrees in Management of Real Estate Companies, an Undergraduate Degree in Senior Business Management and in Senior Management of Leading Companies, from the San Telmo International Institute.
He began his professional career in the corporate sector, assuming management and executive positions in the Boards of Directors of the companies of the Grupo Vimac (2001-2009), focused on the construction of railway infrastructures and civil work.
In 2009 he joined the Cajasol Business Corporation as executive vice-president, assuming the responsibility of coordination and organization of the Group's industrial portfolio.
In 2011 he was appointed member of the Board of Directors of Banca Cívica, a company where he was also a member of the Executive Committee, of the Audit and Control Committee and of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of Caser Seguros, S.A. (2009-2013), a member of the Board of Directors and of the Audit Committee of Deóleo, S.A. (2011-2012), vice-president of the Fundación Cajasol and director of the European Bank of Finances (2010-2018), where he was appointed vice-president in 2012. He was also president of the Audit Commission of the European Bank of Finances since its foundation (2016).
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Hidralia, Gestión Integral de Aguas de Andalucía, S.A. and member of the Board of Directors of Cetursa Sierra Nevada, S.A.
He is a member of the Distinguished Bar Association of Seville.