Mariano Marzo Carpio

Primer plano de Mariano Marzo con los brazos cruzados.

Lead Director

Independent Non-Executive

Mr. Marzo was appointed director of Repsol at the Annual General Meeting on May 19, 2017, and re-elected at the Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2021.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in geology and PhD in geological sciences from Universidad de Barcelona.

Experience: Mr. Marzo has worked in Europe, the United States, South America, the Middle East, and North Africa and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the European Association of Petroleum Geoscientists & Engineers.

Furthermore, Mr. Marzo has participated in several advisory boards on energy matters of the central and autonomous community administrations, as well as other institutions, and he has maintained a continuous connection with the oil and gas industry, through the research applied to the exploration sector and the sedimentological characterization of fields.

Mr. Marzo has also formed part of the editorial boards of journals of great international prestige in the field of geology, such as Basin Research, Geology, and Sedimentology, and he has published numerous works and worked vastly as a lecturer. His educational activity was rewarded with the “Distinction of the Universidad de Barcelona for the Best Scientific and Humanist Education Activities” in 2014.

Other notable positions: Mr. Marzo is professor in the School of Earth Sciences at Universidad de Barcelona (Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamics), where he has developed his teaching career as a researcher, academic, columnist, and lecturer. Since 2019, he has been director of the University of Barcelona-Repsol Foundation Energy Transition Education and Research Program. Likewise, he is a member of the Advisory Board of Club Español de la Energía and was director of Section 4 (Earth Sciences) of the "Reial Acadèmia de Ciències i Arts de Barcelona," where he is currently a numerary member.

Board committees: Chair of the Sustainability Committee and member of the Audit and Control Committee.