Chairman, Australia-Latin America Business Council (ALABC)


José has served as the chairman of the Australia-Latin America Business Council since 1991. José is also the founding partner of Blanco Partners, an advisory firm that he established in August 2012, following a 22 year career at Banco Santander in Australia. The firm focuses on cross-border business between Australia, Spain and the major markets in Latin America. From 1990 until January 2011, José served as the Country Manager of Banco Santander in Australia, then as an Adviser to the bank until July 2012. Before joining Banco Santander, José practiced law for 10 years, having been a partner in the Sydney-based firm, Bodors. José is currently a consultant to the international law firm, Clyde & Co, and a counsellor of Dragoman.