Ex-Director General Cash and Branches
Banco de España __ Spain
After many years of varied central banking experience, in April 2015, Concha was nominated Associate Director General Cash Management of the Banco de España and took over responsibilities on all strategic management issues in banknote and coins.
In February 2017, she was promoted to Director General Cash and Branches, sitting on the Board of Directors and Governing Council of the Banco de España until her retirement in May 2022.
Concha also served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Banco de España Printing Works, IMBISA from November 2015 to May 2022, with the mandate of setting up the company and sponsoring the project of the construction of its new premises.
She was a member of the Banknote Committee and of the Eurosystem Production and Procurement System Steering Committee at the ECB-European System of Central Banks until May 2022, and an active member of the Central Bank Counterfeit Deterrence Group, of the Executive Committee of the Banknote Reproduction Research Centre, and of the Policy Committee and the Advisory Group of the European Banknote Conference.
Concha currently sits on the Steering Committee of Cash Essentials and collaborates with Denaria.
Concha graduated in Economics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1979 and is a Public Accountant. To complete her professional background, she was awarded several international scholarships.