Deputy Chief Risk Officer

Carlos Diaz Alvarez

Risk Executive with proven experience in risk management across different activities, program management, capital and risk-based asset allocation management. Effective relationship management with regulators, rating agencies and key stakeholders. Successful direction of cross-disciplinary teams to execute critical strategic initiatives.

Current Role

  • Company Name: Santander Portugal
  • Job Title: Deputy Chief Risk Officer
  • Start Date: June 2022
  • Company Industry: Banking
  • Location: Lisbon Metropolitan Area

We are a reference bank in the national financial sector, with a wide customer base and a network of branches distributed throughout the country.

Our activity, centered on commercial banking, pursues a strategy of proximity to the customer, giving priority to the offer of innovative products and services, the continuous improvement of the quality of service, the satisfaction of the financial needs of its customers, the attraction and retention of talent, prudent risk management and a permanent search for greater efficiency through operational excellence based on cutting-edge technology and digital solutions.

Our mission is to contribute to the progress of people and companies and our ambition is to be the best commercial bank, earning the trust and loyalty of its employees, customers, shareholders and society. We are an increasingly Simple, Close and Fair Bank.


Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Santander Portugal
  • Job Title:  Head of ERM & Risk MIS - SVP
  • Start Date:  February 2019