Antonio Carranceja coursed a BBA in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid from 1980 to 1985. In 1990 he obtained a PhD in Business Administration by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. In 1991 he obtained the degree of Profesor Titular de Universidad. He has been a part-time professor in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid since 1985, teaching different subjects: Financial Maths, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Introduction to Finance.
He joined Société Générale in 1992 as a proprietary trader in the Markets division in Madrid. In 1996 he was promoted to Head of Fixed Income trading and sales in Iberia, covering Spain, Portugal and Andorra. In 2009 he was promoted to Head of Markets division in Madrid. He was running a 35 people team including traders, sales and analysts. His direct responsibility was the management of the equity trading books in Spanish stocks and the distribution budget of Capital Market products for Iberian customers. In 2015 he was named Member of the board of Altura Markets SV SA, the biggest Futures and Options broker in Spain, a joint-venture between Société Générales and BBVA. In February 2017 he left Société Générale and Altura focussing on his education activities and in his private equity investments.