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Cristina Martinez

Cristina is the Group Chief Risk Officer at SACYR, a world leader multinational company in construction, concessions, services and industrial projects. She is responsible for designing and implementing the overall risk management strategy at group level including the establishment of a risk culture and an ERM system. Prior to SACYR, she was Head of Risk and Insurance at IBERIA AIRLINES and CAMPOFRIO FOOD GROUP.

Passionate and qualified management professional with +10 years of experience in global businesses at a senior leadership level in Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Financing across all classes of insurance with a robust -business continuity technical background. A proven track record in designing, implementing and developing solutions and integrating these as part of the culture, strategy and management of the business.

Recognized and respected by risk and insurance professional bodies, trade associations and standards organizations as a thought “do more with less” leader and creative ERM rethinker, team player and pragmatic professional.
PhD in risk management and researcher of human-behaviour who fosters the adoption of an ever more forward-thinking and collaborative approach to risk management.