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Gloria Sanchez Soriano

Senior Advisor

Gloria Sanchez Soriano is a Senior Advisor in the Digital Finance Department at the IIF. She joined IIF in 2023.

Previously, she served as Group Head of Legal for Technology and Digital at Banco Santander, where she was in charge, alongside with her team, of the legal advice to technology areas (technology contracts, joint ventures and projects, digital banking and digital and financial regulation, data, privacy and IP). She has also been the Secretary to the Board of Directors of Santander Digital Services (formerly Santander Global Technologies), amongst other companies.

Gloria´s earlier experience included working as an associate lawyer at Clifford Chance, as well as being the Head of Legal for Real Estate, Equity Participations and Portfolio Sales at Banco Santander.

She held different positions as a member of the faculty in different universities and business schools, such as IE Law School, Bucerius Law School (Hamburg), MIT Professional Education, ESADE (Barcelona), Universidad Complutense, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, ISDE, and Carlos III University in Madrid.


Gloria holds a Bachelor of Laws from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Amongst other education certificates, she holds an LLM on Digital Law from Universidad de Salamanca. She speaks English, Spanish and French.