Luis Cabra

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  • EMD Energy Transition, Technology, Institutional Affairs & Deputy CEO
  • Member of the Executive Committee

Luis Cabra is currently executive managing director of Energy Transition, Technology, Institutional Affairs, and deputy CEO. He has also been member of Repsol's Executive Committee since 2012. His responsibilities include core areas for the development and implementation of the Company's energy transition strategy such as Technology, Engineering, and Sustainability. He also leads the following corporate areas: Audit, Control and Risk; Institutional Relations and Regulatory Coordination; Procurement; Reserve Control; and Corporate Security. He leads company projects as well, which as of today include the Procurement and the Energy Transition Financing programs.

Since 2018, he has participated in the materialization of Repsol's energy transition and decarbonization strategy. Also during 2018-2020, he led the Company's Digitalization Program and the consolidation of the Shared Services organization, among other responsibilities.

From 2012 to July 2018, Mr. Cabra served as the executive managing director of Exploration and Production. Under his stewardship, the Company doubled its production by integrating the assets and teams from Talisman. He also launched a wide-ranging efficiency and capital discipline program from 2015 to 2017 that turned the Company's exploration and production business into a free cash-flow generator.

He joined Repsol in 1984 as a process engineer at the A Coruña refinery in Spain. Since then, he has held management positions in the Refining, Technology, Engineering, Procurement, and Safety and Environment units. In 2010, he moved to Repsol's E&P division as rxecutive director of Development and Production.

Luis Cabra holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Complutense University of Madrid and has completed business management studies at the international schools INSEAD and IMD. In addition, he has worked as a head lecturer and associate lecturer at the Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Castilla-La Mancha.

He has also represented Repsol in various international associations, serving as chairman of the Automotive Fuels Action Group of the European Petroleum Industry Association, chairman of the European Biofuels Technology Platform, and member of the European Research Advisory Board.  In June 2021, he was appointed president of FuelsEurope and Concawe, associations that represent European fuel manufacturers.

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