Burgos, 1953. Ba Law, Complutense University of Madrid. Since 1983 Professor of Civil Law, Formerly at University of Santiago de Compostela and Currently at the UNED. Practising lawyer since 1974, specialising in Civil and Mercantile Law and Arbitration, he was Member of Governing Board of the Madrid Bar Association from 1981 to 2005. In 2002 he was appointed Member of the Ad- Hoc Committee for Promotion of Transparency and Security on Financial Markets and in Listed Companies. He is Director and Member of the Audit and Control Comitte of Barclays Bank, S.A.
Mr. Hernández-Gil was appointed Director of Repsol YPF, S.A. by resolution of the Board of Directors on 6th June, 1997, subsequently ratified and appointed by the Annual Shareholders Meeting on 6th June, 1997, and re-elected by the Annual Shareholders Meeting on 28th March, 2001 and 31st May, 2005.