Ignacio Reclusa

Operational Risk Management

About Ignacio Reclusa

Personal life

Ignacio Reclusa was raised in Pamplona (Navarra, Spain) but moved at the age of 21 to Madrid where he graduated in Law from the University of Antonio Nebrija (Madrid, Spain). He has lived and worked in Spain, USA, United Kingdom and France. He has also lectured to professional groups and business audiences in LATAM and Asia.

Ignacio Reclusa holds an Executive MBA by the IESE Business School, and a MSc in Finance Management by the CEF Business School. He is also Certified Project Risk Manager by the American Association of Project Management, Insurance Broker by the Spanish Regulator and member of the Spanish Bar Association.

Ignacio Reclusa is also passionate about classical music (he is music teacher by the Spanish Ministry of Education, although has never worked as teacher).

He currently lives in Madrid (Spain) with his wife Raquel and his two sons, Fernando and Hector.


Ignacio Reclusa jumpstarted his career in the insurance industry working for CASER, one of the top leading bancassurance companies in Spain.

He worked for several years as Operational risk manager in Aviva plc, where he gained extensive operational risk management knowledge and experience, working with top corporate leaders from all organizational areas.

Returning to Spain he joined KPMG as a subject matter expert. Skilled at managing projects and delivering executive coaching, education and communications that build the right risk culture, he delivered several projects for leading insurance companies.

He joined Indra as global operational risk management and insurance manager. He build the international insurance programme for the business at the same time he was introducing efficiency within operations. 

Over the course of his career, he has also written for the Centro de Estudios Financieros Business School (CEF) and KPMG. At present, he is working on a new book that aims to help operational risk practitioners to build better dialogue with subject matter experts.

He now works for Aegn as  operational risk manager. 

As a global risk management and insurance SME, with over 16 years of experience in the industry, Ignacio Reclusa has a broad experience in helping organizations step up to their true potential.