Alfonso Cortina de Alcocer

Owner of Vallegarcía Vineyard

Madrid, 1944. Industrial Engineer, Bachelor of Economics and Business Sciences. CEO of Repsol-YPF (June 1996 – October 2004) and chairman of the YPF (October 1999 -June 2004). He has held various posts as a top executive at: Grupo Banco de Vizcaya, Bancaya Inmobiliaria, Grupo Banco Hispano Hipotecario, Sociedad de Crédito Hipotecario S.A. (Grupo Hispano Americano), Sociedad de Tasación S.A., Portland Valderribas S.A., Cementos Pórtland and President of Inmobiliaria Colonial (January 2005-October 2006). He has been adviser to the BBVA, Banco Central, Banco Zaragozano, FCC, Ferrovial, Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP), a member of the Executive Committee of COTEC (Foundation for Technological Innovation), a member of the board of Recoletos Grupo de Comunicación S.A. as well as other companies.