Pablo Pérez-Montero

Global Head of Sustainable Finance & ESG Advisory CIB&IB

Professional with over 19 years of experience in Corporate and Investment Banking holding different positions and international exposure across a variety of industries and geographies. MBA graduate from IE Business School and BA in Business from CUNEF and Sustainable Finance degree from University of Cambridge.

He led and managed cross-team advisory and structured finance services, as Head of Sustainable Finance in CaixaBank CIB&IB, leading this area in the bank at a global level, which promotes sustainable financing solutions and advisory for Corporate, Institutional and International clients. This includes all the products that CIB&IB offers, such as Structured Lending, Bonds, Transactional Banking, Asset & Trade Finance, Derivatives and Advisory Services. On his role as Global Head of Sustainable Finance, he is also member of the CaixaBank Global Sustainability Committee.

In 2022 he was appointed Head of Global ESG Advisory team, which develops in addition to his current rol ESG Advisory & Rating Advisory to promote a strategic approach to corporate clients and providing them added value to improve the engagement with CaixaBank. This is an innovative service for which his own in-house methodology has been developed based on the Cambridge University guide and which he has implemented with a specific team, obtaining very positive results in the CIB&IB client portfolio.

As leader of the Sustainable Finance area, he encourages clients to innovate and develop clean technologies to align their activities with the decarbonization and transition path, also promoting an alignment with the Social impact. He has promoted the bank's membership in the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance and since 2022 he is leading a global business initiative to develop and promote Hydrogen projects and the integration of this resource into the value chain of the entity's corporate clients.

He has participated from 2018 in many events as a speaker or panelist internationally, with a special focus on Sustainability, Sustainable Finance, ESG Advisory, Green Hydrogen and new technologies. He has promoted several pioneering initiatives at CaixaBank, such as the launch of the ESG Advisory Service with its own methodology or the launch of an initiative to position the entity in the Renewable Hydrogen financing market. He is also a member of the LMA Committee to promote sustainable finance solutions in the global market and a member of the UN Global Task Force for Sustainable Finance.

Previously he held the position of Executive Director and Head of Corporate & Acquisition Finance in Santander Chile and being member of the Global Governance Team of Sustainable Finance. Additionally, he also held positions in Global Client Coverage, Corporate Lending and Project Finance in BBVA Spain and Chile.

Pablo has established corporate relationships with major players across diverse industries in Europe, Latam and Asia and actively participated in the origination and analysis of projects, corporate deals and new business opportunities for corporate clients worldwide.

All Sessions by Pablo Pérez-Montero

12:20 - 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION I: Sustainable Investment: Financing's Role in Sustainable Business Transformation

CATHERINE BOHILL - ESG Development and Impact Director at Telefonica JERUSALEM HERNÁNDEZ - Partner Sustainability KPMG PABLO PEREZ MONTERO - Global Head of Sustainable Finance & ESG Advisory at Caixabank Moderator: ANDREA GONZÁLEZ – Managing Director Spainsif