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Cristina Alba Ochoa

Interim Chief Financial Officer (subject to regulatory approval)

Cristina has worked in financial services for over 30 years, where she has served as company executive and Board member. Most of her work has been in the EMEA and North American markets, with exposure to SE Asia/ANZ. During four years as OakNorth's CFO, she led OakNorth's financial organisation as it grew both in the UK market and globally, achieving triple Unicorn valuations in several rounds of equity raise, to support outstanding growth. It became the first profitable Unicorn in the UK. During 18 years at GE Capital, she held positions in credit and finance in Spain, and then moved to global roles based out of London and Paris. In the last two years, when GE decided to fully divest GE Capital, she was the director leading GE Capital's in-house M&A Finance Readiness team to execute divestitures of ~$100 billion financial services assets (33 transactions) over 24 months. Cristina is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of Atitlan, after having acted as Interim CEO in 2022, where she defined and implemented the transformation of the firm from bespoke to systematic management. Cristina is also a visiting lecturer in BSM - Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. She holds a double degree in Business and Economics from UAB and a Masters in Finance and Banking from UPF (Barcelona).