Emiliano López Achurra

Primer plano de Consejero Nuevo con los brazo cruzados.

Other Non-Executive

Mr. López Achurra was appointed Director of Repsol by cooptation by resolution of the Board of Directors on November 24, 2021 and ratified and appointed by the General Shareholders' Meeting on May 6, 2022.

Background: Mr. López Achurra holds an LLB from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a Master's Degree in International Studies from the Paris Institute of Political Studies.

Experience: In 2003, he was appointed director of Gas Natural Fenosa, and from 2011 until 2023 became chairman of IBIL, a company backed by the Basque government and Repsol to provide charging stations for electric vehicles in Spain. He was previously director of Caja de Ahorros Provincial de Gipuzkoa —Kutxa—, BBK Bank/Caja Sur, and Sareb. He was also a founding parner of the law firm IBK & LBR, specializing in Community law, infrastructure, energy, and the environment, as well as the consultancy firms CFI (Consultores de Financiación Internacional), DPA (Desarrollo y Protección Ambiental) and EF International Strategy. He also held the position of Chairman of the Tecnalia Corporation from 2016 until 2020.

Mr. López Achurra is Non-Executive Chairman of Petróleos del Norte, S.A., a company of which he was Executive Chairman between May 2016 and April 2019, and in which he has promoted numerous projects related to energy transition and renewable hydrogen production.

Other relevant positions: Mr. López Achurra is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alba Emission Free Energy, S.A. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Basque Institute of Competitiveness, where he has chaired the Energy Chair and has been closely involved in the development of the Iberian Gas Hub.

In his academic capacity as professor, he has given numerous conferences and seminars at the Universities of the Basque Country, Deusto, Vigo, and Santiago de Compostela, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, IESE, the Universities of Bordeaux and Pau, and the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), as well as the Basque Institute of Public Administration.

He is currently member of the Advisory Board for Science, Technology and Innovation in Spain, the Group of Experts defining the RIS3 Galicia strategy, and the Executive Committee of the Basque Innovation Agency. Mr. López Achurra is also a Trustee of the Real Instituto Elcano and the Novia Salcedo Foundation.

Board committees to which he belongs: Member of the Nomination Committee, Member of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Sustainability Committee.