Board of Directors

 It leads and oversees matters of particular importance to the Company

It is the body responsible for the governance, management, and administration of the Company's businesses and interests in all matters not reserved for the Shareholders’ Meeting. It has a general supervisory role and focuses on matters of particular importance to the Company. It is governed by Article 37 of the Company Bylaws and Articles 3 through 32 of the Regulations of the Board of Directors, which outline its structure, composition, powers, and functioning, among others.


Antonio Brufau

Antonio Brufau Niubó

  • Other Non-Executive
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Delegate Committee

He has been a Director of Repsol since he was first appointed by the Board of Directors on July 23rd, 1996 and was subsequently ratified at the Shareholders’ Meeting held on June 6th, 1997. He was reelected at the Shareholders’ Meetings held on March 24th, 1999; April 4th, 2003; May 9th, 2007; April 15th, 2011; April 30th, 2015; and May 31st, 2019.


Josu Jon Imaz

Josu Jon Imaz San Miguel

  • Executive Director
  • Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Delegate Committee

Josu Jon Imaz San Miguel has been Repsol's Chief Executive Officer since April 2014. Ever since, he has been leading the company's transformation process, helping establish it as one of the leading companies in the oil and gas sector today. Improving efficiency and asset portfolio management are the core pillars of the strategy driven by the CEO, aiming to turn Repsol into a leaner and more competitive company that is capable of making the most of its integrated business model in terms of performance.

Board composition


Composition of the Board

Pursuant to the provisions of the Bylaws, the Board of Directors must be comprised of a maximum of sixteen (16) and a minimum of nine (9) directors. At the Shareholders’ Meeting on 31 May 2019, the shareholders agreed to set the current number of directors at fifteen (15).


Composition of the Board of Directors > 

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Functions of the Board

It is the Board of Directors' responsibility to approve the Company's strategy and the exact organization required for its implementation, as well as to supervise and monitor Senior Management's achievement of the established objectives and respect for the corporate purpose and mission. The Board also approves the acquisitions and disposals of the Company's assets or those of its subsidiaries when, in any circumstance and without prejudice to the involvement of the shareholders as required by law, such assets are considered especially significant.

Board Meetings

Repsol's Board of Directors met on 11 occasions in 2020. Director absences were limited to essential cases, in which proxies were granted precise voting instructions when a director was not been able to attend.

Meetings in 2020


Attendance 100%
11 No. of meetings held with the physical presence of all Directors or their proxies with specific instructions.   
Physical presence of total votes throughout the year.
No. of meetings held with the physical presence of at least 90% of directors.   
Of total votes carried out throughout the year with the physical presence of members and/or their proxies with specific instructions.
0 No. of meetings held without the attendance of the Chairman.
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Assessment of the Board of Directors

In accordance with the provisions of Article 45 quater of the Company Bylaws and Article 11 of the Board of Directors Regulations, at least once a year the Board will assess its performance and the quality and efficiency of its work. It also annually assesses the work of its Committees, based on the reports they submit. The Chairman of the Board organizes and coordinates the periodic assessments of the Board with the Committee Chairs. At least once every three years, the Board of Directors is assisted in the assessment process by an external consulting firm.