Emilio Novela


From 1999 to 2003, he was Vice-Chairman and CEO of Vallehermoso, Spain’s largest Real Estate company at the time, following a long and fruitful banking at Banco Hispano Americano in 1974, where he became Co-Managing Director in 1986. In 1991, after the merger with Banco Central, he became Managing Director of the merged Banco Central Hispano (BCH) and, until 2003, of Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH) after the merger with Banco Santander. He was also Vice-Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of Banco Banif (Santander Private Banking).

Additionally, he was CFO of Empetrol (Repsol Petróleo) from 1983 to 1986.

Previamente, Emilio ha sido Consejero de Generali, Banco Urquijo, Cortefiel, Larios, Unión Fenosa, Capgemini, Ernst & Young, Dixi Media y Banesto (nombrado por Banco de España).

A native of Seville, Emilio is a Civil Engineer from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Gonzalo Hinojosa


Previously, he worked as Corporate Director for Private Banking at Beta Capital MeesPierson, where he was responsible for executing new business opportunities for the Corporate Finance department. Prior to that, he worked as Associate Director at UBS Warburg, participating in several M&A transactions, Initial Public Offerings (“IPOs”), and structured finance transactions.

Currently, Gonzalo is a member of the Board of Darel Iniciativas, S.C.R. and, formerly, he has been of General de Alquiler de Maquinaria (“GAM”) and Natural Electric. He was also Senior Advisor at STJ Advisors.

Gonzalo holds a degree in Economic and Business Sciences from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE E-2).

Bianca Roldán

She joined the company in April 2009 from Gestinvest Data Technology, a company dedicated to fingerprint biometrics and access controls, where she worked for a year after college.

Her experience at NOQCA focuses on corporate operations and debt portfolio transactions with real estate collaterals.

Graduated with honors in Business Studies from the University of Cincinnati (Ohio, United States).

Antonio Asencio

Additionally, he has worked as an intern in the accounting department of Fundación Fuente Agria in Puertollano (Ciudad Real), dedicated to the care of people with intellectual disabilities.

Graduated in Finance and Accounting from the University of Málaga and with a Master’s Degree in Financial Institutions and Markets from CUNEF in Madrid, specializing in stock market and investment management. He has obtained the CEFA certification, as a Certified European Financial Analyst, issued by the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS).

Gloria Barrios

She joined NOQCA Partners in October 2022 from the Finance Department of the Belgian airline Brussels Airlines.

She began her professional career in the Tax and Accounting Department at Key Iberboard, an advisory consultancy for companies. Later, Gloria became part of the Finance Department at Geodis Logistics, a French logistics and transport multinational.

Gloria has a degree in Economic Sciences from the Complutense University of Madrid.