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Professor Dr Óscar Fanjul

Professor Dr Óscar Fanjul

Experience as Chairman and CEO

  • 25 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Experience in energy, oil & gas, utilities, financial services, manufacturing, consumer goods
  • Experience as an Audit Committee Chair, Nomination and Compensation Committee Chair, Finance Committee Chair, Executive Committee member, Management Development Committee member, Strategy Committee member, Sustainability Committee member
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Current Positions

He is Vice Chairman at LafargeHolcim and at Ferrovial. He remains Honorary Chairman of Repsol. Oscar Fanjul is currently the Vice Chairman of Omega Capital and is also a Non-Executive Director of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. 

Industry Knowledge

Oscar Fanjul has been Chairman Founder and CEO of Repsol. He has also been Chairman of the NH Hotels Group, of Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico and of Deoleo. He has served as a Non-Executive Director of the London Stock Exchange Group, Unilever, Areva, BBVA and Acerinox.

Oscar started his career at the National Institute of Industry and has also worked at the Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros. He also served as Secretary General and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry and Energy for Spain (1983-1984).

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Sir Peter Bazalgette

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Susan Kilsby

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Sir John Parker

Sir John Parker

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David Tyler

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