Council Members

Álvaro López-Laguna | President

Alvaro is the VP International Regulation & Compliance AXIS Capital. Before he was the Head of Legal and Compliance at CNP Santander Insurance Joint Venture. He is a qualified Spanish and Irish solicitor with extensive experience in banking, insurance and compliance.

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Pablo Vallejo | Treasurer

Managing Director at BBVA Ireland plc & BBVA Re Ltd. Pablo joined the ISEA Council in 2002 and was President of the Association from 2004 to 2006 and again between 2009 and 2011.

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Stephen Ranalow | Council Member

Stephen is a Partner at Arthur Cox, one of Ireland’s leading corporate law firms. He specialises in advising on corporate and commercial law for both public and private companies.

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Gloria Rull | Council Member

Gloria has 15 years experience in the financial services sector specialising in Business Propositions and Event Management. She is also Board member of Dyslexia Association Ireland.

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Ursula Tipp | Council Member

Ursula Tipp is a founding partner of TippMcKnight solicitors, a corporate law firm specialising in inwards investment and cross border legal and tax matters. Ursula was elected president at ISEA in 2014.

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Pablo Zaldivar | Council Member

Pablo works in the Banking & Finance Department of William Fry, a leading law firm in Ireland. Residence in Norway (2 years), Mexico (3 years), Algeria (2 years), Belgium (5 years), Ethiopia (3 years)

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Edmund Sweetman | Member

Edmund  is Partner in Meana Green Maura S.L.P. specialising in maritime law in Spain. Previously, he worked first in Campón Abogados later becoming a partner in MACS Abogados and Campón & Sweetman Advocats.

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Iñigo Guerrero | Council Member

Iñigo Guerrero is Head of Go Protect! at CNP Santander Insurance. Iñigo holds a large professional experience in retail banking and insurance in the European and Latam markets in the areas of quality & customer experience.

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