Ainhoa Barco has a Degree in Law by Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Master in European Business by the ESCP Europe Business School. She has worked for over 13 years as an in-house lawyer in different international financial institutions in the UK and Spain specializing in Treasury, Derivatives and Structured Products legal affairs.
She has extensive experience in hedging transactions, and in a varied set of cross-border financial operations, such as equity, fx and fixed income derivatives, structured products, bond issuances, etc. As a member of the legal teams, in the recent times she has been involved in the development and implementation of regulatory projects into the financial industry. Currently she is a member of the Product Governance and Customer Protection team in the Compliance Area of Banco Santander.