José Martín holds an MSc degree in Physics from Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain and an advanced Project Management from ESADE School of Business in Spain. He joined Repsol in 1995 and had been since then assigned to several positions overseas and headquarters. He worked as geoscientist in operated assets in Spain, Portugal, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Kazakshtan and Iran. Since 2009, Jose has been in different managerial roles including Exploration Manager in Spain, Portugal and Tunisia. Since 2011 he has been Exploration New Ventures Manager in Europe, Africa and Middle East having the opportunity to work on a large number of projects located on a great variety of basins.