Julio Castelo Matrán

Honorary President

Julio Castelo Matrán

Julio Castelo dedicated 40 years of his working life to the Group and was its most senior executive from 1990 to 2001, a period of extraordinary development for MAPFRE, thanks to the drive of the then-chairman, in structural, business and institutional aspects.

Julio Castelo received many honors throughout his distinguished professional career, including the Gold Medal for Merit in Insurance, the highest award granted within the Spanish insurance sector. Fundación MAPFRE introduced the Julio Castelo Matrán Award in his honor in 2001, which is awarded every year for unpublished scientific works related to insurance and risk.