About Us

The Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom was founded in London in December 1886 as an Association freely established by Spanish and British merchants, industrialists and professional persons with the object of furthering the economic and commercial relations between Spain and the United Kingdom.

The Chamber plays a pivotal role in the commercial and economic relations between the two countries, its main role being to assist in the development and promotion of commerce and investment between Spain and the United Kingdom.

Honorary Roles

Honorary President
Mr. Carlos Bastarreche Sagües
Spanish Ambassador in the UK

Honorary Vice-Presidents
Ms. Inmaculada López
Head of the Economic and Commercial Office Spanish Embassy


Executive Committee

Mr. Eduardo Barrachina
White & Case LLP

Mr. Javier Fernández Hidalgo
General Manager

Mr. Juan Botín
Senior Officer
Banco Santander
Treasurer & Secretary of the Spanish Financial Forum
Mr. Nacho Morais
Frank Consulting LTD
Secretary General
Mr. Igor Urra
Spanish Chamber of Commerce

Committee Members

Head of Communication
Ms. Nuria Corominas 
Román y Asociados PR Consultants
Cohead of Real Estate
Mr. Gonzalo Coello de Portugal 
Binom Architects
Cohead of Real Estate
Mr. Miguel Janín 
London Property Partners
Mr. Javier San Basilio
General Manager
MAPFRE RE, London Branch

Mr. Philip Paddack
Head of Clients & Investment Banking Europe
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A

Mr. Alberto Coll Caballe
Sabadell UK
Mr. Sergi Periago
Head of Commercial
CaixaBank UK Branch

Mr. Ignacio Morillas-Paredes
Colman Coyle LLP

Mr. Jerónimo Cruz
Financial Director UK & Ireland
Dragados, S.A.

Mr. Jorge Gil de Gómez
General Manager
H10 London Waterloo Hotel

Ms. Sensi Álvaro 
Accounts Manager 
Mr. Ramón Ramírez
Managing Director

Mr. Adam D.L. Munday
General Manager
Meliá White House

Mr. Gonzalo Azcárraga 
UK Country Manager 

Mr. Gonzaga Kutz 

Mr. Juan Carlos Machuca 
Uría Menéndez

Mr. Adrián Torres
Finance Manager
Ferrovial Agroman UK


Office Staff

Secretary General
Igor Urra
+44(0) 207 009 9070

Corporate Relations 
Hannah Sanders
International Trade and Business Development
Alberto Oliva
+44(0) 207 009 9075

Accounts and Member Relations

Thomas Newman
+44(0) 207 009 9074

Private Area for Members

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Members of the Chamber receive careful attention in all the services that we offer such as; information, consultancy, Member to Member special offers, or promotion of your company's products and services.

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