Iván Martén Uliarte

Iván Martén Uliarte

Independent Non-Executive

Mr. Martén was appointed director of Repsol by cooptation by resolution of the Board of Directors on March 30, 2022, and ratified and appointed at the Annual General Meeting on May 6, 2022.

Background: Mr. Martén Uliarte holds a PhD Summa Cum Laude in Economics and Business Administration from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1985). His doctoral thesis was awarded the Fundación Universidad Empresa prize for the best doctoral thesis. He was also awarded the Extraordinary Undergraduate Prize in 1982.

Experience: Mr. Martén has more than thirty-five years of international experience in the energy and environmental sector , and has measured companies in the energy sector (oil, gas and green energy) in developing their strategic visions and implementing them in their organizations. He has also advised governments and regulators around the world on energy and sustainable development issues.

He joined Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 1987, having worked in its London, Madrid and Dubai offices until his retirement in December 2018. From 2016 to 2018, he was vice chairman of energy at BCG, and prior to that, he held the position of global leader of the Energy practice for 9 years, having advised companies in the sector as well as governments and regulators on energy and sustainability issues. Additionally, he has been a director and member of the Audit Committee of Exolum (formerly Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos CLH, S.A.) between January and December 2017, as well as a director of Nefinsa and a member of the global Board of Save The Children.

In 2013 he was included in the Top 25 most influential international consultants by Consulting magazine. He published a large number of journal articles on energy, sustainability and energy transition issues. For several years he was a regular columnist for The Experts section of the Wall Street Journal. He has also participated as an expert at the Ecological Transition Commission of the Spanish Congress of Deputies and has been a member of the Basque Parliament's Commission of Experts for Energy Transition. Mr. Martén is an internationally recognised panellist on energy, environmental and geopolitical issues in forums such as IEF (International Energy Forum) where he is a member of the Industry Advisory Committee, WPC Energy (World Petroleum Council) where he is a member of the Executive Committee, GECF (Gas Exporting Countries Forum), IGU (International Gas Union), and AMER (Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable) among others.

Other relevant positions: Mr. Martén is currently chairman of Orkestra - Basque Institute of Competitiveness, independent Director of Tubacex, S.A. and member of its Strategy and Monitoring and Sustainability and Good Governance Committees, director of ENSO and of EVE (Ente Vasco de la Energía) and member of the governing council of Laboral Kutxa. In addition, he is senior fellow of ESADE Geo, member of the Board of Trustees of Aspen Institute Spain, University of Deusto and ESADE (where he is a member of its Strategy and Audit Committees), and member of the Board of the Tecnalia and CEIT technology centres.

In the field of energy transition, he is Chairman of the International Advisory Board of Tikehau's T2 Energy Transition Fund, member of the International Advisory Board of Innovation Fund Denmark and member of the Advisory Board of Women Avenir.

Board committees to which he belongs: Member of the Delegate Committee.