The Bank of East Asia

About BEA

Dr. Francisco Javier SERRADO TREPAT






Non-executive Director and Member of the Nomination Committee


Dr. Serrado, aged 63, was appointed a Director in January 2021.  He is currently the Asia Regional Manager of Criteria Caixa, S.A., Sociedad Unipersonal (“Criteria”) and CaixaBank, S.A., Hong Kong Office which is Criteria’s associate (as defined in the Listing Rules).  He possesses extensive knowledge and skills and has more than 34 years of experience in banking and finance-related industries, including about 29 years of experience working in Mainland China. His major responsibilities include overseeing the operations (including establishment) of banking and finance entities of Criteria and CaixaBank S. A. in Mainland China and other regions in Asia. 
Among other academic and professional qualifications, Dr. Serrado holds a PhD degree in Economics from Columbia University; a PhD in Economics from the University of Philippines Diliman; and an MBA degree from The London School of Economics and Political Science.  He was awarded the Cross of the Order of Civil Merit (2020) at the behest of His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain in recognition for his achievements in economic cooperation, investment and trade between the People's Republic of China and Spain.