Ana Patricia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea is a Spanish entrepreneur and businessperson who founded Fundación Empieza por Educar, Fundación-conocimiento-y-desarrollo and Empresa y Crecimiento Foundation and who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Currently, she holds the position of Group Executive Chairman at Banco Santander SA, Chairman at Fundación-conocimiento-y-desarrollo, Chairman for Portal Universia and Chairman for Fundación Empieza por Educar. Ana Patricia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea is also Member of Teach For All, Inc., Member-Management Board at The European Association for Banking & Financial History e.V, Member of The Financial Services Trade & Investment Board and Member of The Trilateral Commission and on the board of 9 other companies.
In her past career she was Chairman of Club Excelencia en Gestión, Chairman at Banco Español de Crédito SA, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Alliance & Leicester Ltd., Chief Executive Officer at Banco Santander de Negocios Portugal SA and Trustee at The Mayor's Fund For London.
Ana Patricia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea received an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College.