Helena Tejero

Helena TejeroAssociate Director General of Financial Conduct and Banknotes

Place and date of birthBarcelona, 25 de junio de 1962.

Academic qualifications, distinctions and awards

    • 1986
    • Degree in Economics and Business Studies from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas.
    • 1988
    • Postgraduate studies in Financial and Stock Market Management at the University of Barcelona.
    • 2016
    • Cross of the Order of Police Merit with white badge.
    • 2016
    • Cross of the Order of Civil Guard Merit with white badge.

Career details

    • 2022 to date
    • Associate Director General of Financial Conduct and Banknotes. Banco de España. Board member of Imprenta de Billetes, S.A., a vehicle of the Banco de España (IMBISA).
    • 2014-2022
    • Director of the Cash and Issue Department. Banco de España.
    • 2014 to date
    • Member of the Banknote Committee (BANCO) of the European System of Central Banks. Permanent member of the Central Bank Treasurers Committee of the Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA). Member of the Coin Committee. Chair of the Coordination Committee of the Auxiliary Deposit System. Chair of the Cash Working Group.
    • 2011
    • Chair of the ORM task force responsible for the development and implementation of the Operational Risk Management Framework within the European System of Central Banks.
    • 2010-2014
    • Head of the Risks and Processes Division. Banco de España.
    • 2008-2010
    • Head of the Operational Risk Division. Banco de España.
    • 2007-2014
    • Co-chair of the International Operational Risk Working Group (IORWG).
    • 2007-2008
    • Head of Operational Risk Unit. Banco de España.
    • 2006-2007
    • Process and project management expert. Banco de España.
    • 2004-2006
    • Vicepresident, Banking Sector. Capgemini Group Spain.
    • 2000-2004
    • Managing consultant for banking and insurance. Capgemini Group Spain.
    • 1991-2000
    • Project manager, senior consultant and consultant. Capgemini Group Spain.
    • 1988-1991
    • Key account manager private banking and head of product wealth management. Bankinter, S.A.
    • 1986-1988
    • Portfolio management. B&T, Brokers and Traders.