BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a strong leadership position in the Spanish market, is the largest financial institution in Mexico, and it has leading franchises in South America. It is also the leading shareholder in Turkey’s Garanti BBVA and has an important investment, transactional and capital markets banking business in the U.S. Its purpose is to bring the age of opportunities to everyone, based on our customers’ real needs: provide the best solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions, through an easy and convenient experience. The institution rests on solid values: Customer comes first, we think big and we are one team. Its responsible banking model aspires to achieve a more inclusive and sustainable society.

MCSC Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Member

Javier Rodríguez Soler

Javier Rodríguez Soler started his career at McKinsey. Following five years with power company Endesa (currently part of Enel), where he was director of Strategy and M&A, as well as Head of Investor Relations, he joined BBVA in 2008 as responsible for the energy sector within BBVA CIB. In 2010 he moved to the Strategy & M&A area, where he became Global Head in 2015. In 2018, Javier was appointed President and CEO of BBVA in the USA, which was recently sold to PNC. In July 2021 Javier was named BBVA Global Head of Sustainability.