María Dolores was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in December 2013.
María Dolores Dancausa has undertaken her career in the financial and insurance sector, mostly within the Bankinter Group. She was appointed the general secretary of the company and of the board of Línea Directa in 1994, the year it was founded. She was appointed CEO of the insurer in 2008. During this period, she contributed to consolidating the company and to positioning it as the fifth largest car insurer in Spain.
At the end of 2010 she was appointed CEO of Bankinter. During these years, Bankinter was confirmed as one of the healthiest and most creditworthy institutions in Europe, with a series of indicators (profits, assets, credits, capital, efficiency, etc.) that have not stopped improving throughout the crisis period. According to the last stress test of the European Central Bank, Bankinter proved to be the most creditworthy listed Spanish bank.
María Dolores is a member of the Nomination Committee.