María Victoria Hernández Valcárcel

Board of Directors, CaixaBank Payments & Consumers

María Victoria Hernández Valcárcel

María Victoria Hernández Valcárcel is a computing engineer from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, with EMBA from INSEAD and a Master's Degree in Digital Marketing from Columbia Business School. She is a highly recognized senior executive with more than 25 years experience in building, launching and managing multinational enterprises in the EU and globally, primarily in the TMT and more recently the Fintech services sector.

In CaixaBank she combines her role as a director at a CaixaBank Payments & Consumer, with that as a non-executive director at The EQ Project International, a company that offers solutions in the field of human resources using artificial intelligence, and an advisory board member at Cashway, a financial technology company.

An entrepreneur and a member of the investment committee of Rising Tide Europe, an investment program launched by BAN, GO-Beyond Investing and the Next Wave Foundation - part of a global movement to increase women’s participation in angels investing as an asset class.

She is Board member of Global Telecommunications Women’s Network (, the international forum for executive women active in high technology to contribute to the evolving of global information society in a positive manner.

She is also senior jury member of the European Innovation Council.