13-15 JUNE 2023

Carles Marcos i Guàrdia


Country Manager Spain



Carles graduated in BBA from ESADE (2014), having had the opportunity to gain experience abroad as an intern at McCann (London), Henkel (Shanghai) and Rocket Internet (Munich).

In 2014, he began his journey in strategic consulting within the automotive and banking sectors, at Nexe Group.

In 2016, he returned to the startup world and enrolled in the sales and business development department at the British fintech company GoCardless, the world’s first direct debit payment network. He closed deals for more than 100,000 € ACV in the energy and telecommunications sector, and led the expansion of GoCardless in the Spanish market.

Finally, in April 2019, Carles joined Qonto, a leading neobank for companies and freelancers in Europe, as Spanish Country Manager. He has achieved recurrent growth for Qonto in the country and he is now positioned as an influencer in the Spanish fintech and entrepreneurship sectors.