Paula Madoff

Paula Madoff


Ms. Madoff joined the Santander Holdings USA, Inc. and the Santander Bank, N.A. Boards in October 2023 and serves as a member of the Risk and Compensation and Talent Management Committees for both boards. She was also appointed to the Corporate and Investment Banking New York Board in October 2023.

Ms. Madoff is currently an Advisor to The Goldman Sachs Group. She has worked for 30 years in a variety of leadership roles at the firm and was most recently a Partner in the Global Markets Division. Before joining Goldman, Ms. Madoff worked in Mergers and Acquisitions at Wasserstein, Perella & Co. and in Corporate and Real Estate Corporate Finance at Bankers Trust.

She serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Tradeweb Markets (TW); Great-West Lifeco (GWO); KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (KREF); Power Corporation of Canada (POW); and Beacon. She previously served on the board of ICE Benchmark Administration, where she was also Chair of the ICE LIBOR Oversight Committee, assisting the global financial market’s transition to new reference rates, and Motive Capital Corp I and II (MOTV and MTVC).

Ms. Madoff is a David Rockefeller Fellow; a member of the Executive Committee of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board where she is also a Vice President and member of the Nominating Committee; a member of the Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Women’s Leadership Board; and a former Trustee of Hudson River Park Friends and The Grace Church School. Ms. Madoff received a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics, cum laude, from Lafayette College. She lives with her husband and three children in New York City.

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