Degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona. Named Doctor Honoris Causa by the Ramon Llull University in Barcelona.
He began his professional career at Arthur Andersen, where he became Partner and Director of Auditing. At the age of 40 he joined “la Caixa” as Deputy Managing Director. From 1999 to 2004, he was Managing Director of the “la Caixa” Group, and from 1997 to 2004 he was Chairman of the Gas Natural Group.
Currently, he is Chairman of Repsol and Chairman of the Repsol Foundation. He is also member of the Board of Acción Empresarial of CEOE, the Asociación Española de Directivos, the Círculo de Economía, Patron of the Fundación Privada Instituto Ildefons Cerdà, the Foundation CEDE (Confederación Española de Directivos y Ejecutivos) and Chairman of GLOBALleida, Patron of the Real Instituto Elcano, Patron of FUNSEAM, Patron of COTEC (Fundación para la Innovación Tecnológica), and Patron of the Fundación Princesa Girona.
Mr. Brufau 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 Annual General Meeting held on June 6th, 1997. He was reelected at the Annual General Meetings held on March 24th, 1999, April 4th, 2003, May 9th, 2007, April 15th, 2011 and April 30th, 2015.
Last updated: 29 September 2016