Francisco Reynés

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
First Appointment as Director: 2018

Current Chairman & CEO of Naturgy since February 2018.
He was previously Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Abertis Infraestructuras, which he joined in 2009. From 2015 and until his appointment at Naturgy, he was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cellnex Telecom, where he led the company’s flotation on the stock exchange.

Before working at Abertis, he was Managing Director of Criteria CaixaCorp, the industrial holding company of “La Caixa”. From this position, he oversaw the Criteria’s flotation on the stock exchange in October 2007.

He began his professional career in the automotive industry, in which he worked for 10 years – firstly for the Volkswagen Group (in Spain and Germany) and then for Johnson Controls (in Germany, the UK, the USA and Spain). For seven years, he was also the Managing Director of Uniland, one of the largest cement families in Spain.

Besides these executive positions, he has experience as a member of various Boards of Directors at companies in several countries, such as Sanef, Eutelsat and Boursorama in France; Hispasat, Agbar, JCI and Adeslas in Spain; Arteris in Brazil; VíasChile in Chile; Enfida in Tunisia; Southern Cement in the UK; and Cementos Avellaneda in Argentina.

He received his degree in Industrial Engineering with a specialisation in mechanics from the Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona, and an MBA from IESE. He has also taken upper management courses in the US and Germany

He is chairman of the Board of Directors of Naturgy Energy Group, S.A. and  Chairman of the Executive Committee.

William Alan Woodburn

Director representing controlling shareholders for GIP III Canary 1 S.à r.l.

First Appointment as Director: 21 september 2016

He has BS and MS degrees from Northwestern University and the Merchant Marine Academy in the United States.

He was Executive Vice President and a member of the CEO’s Office at GE Capital He served on the GE Capital Board in 2000 and 2001. He spent 23 years at GE where he held the posts of President and CEO of GE Infrastructure. During his time at GE he oversaw several key acquisitions, such as those that led to GE’s entry and expansion in the water technology business.

He is a founding member of GIP. He chairs the Portfolio Management Committee and is a member of the Investment, Operating and Valuation Committees. He is in charge of GIP’s operating team at Stamford, Connecticut.

He is member of the Executive Committee and the Appointments and Remunerations Committee.

Ramón Adell Ramón
Enrique Alcántara-García Irazoqui
Marcelino Armenter Vidal
Francisco Belil Creixell
Helena Herrero Starkie
Rajaram Rao
Javier de Jaime Guijarro
José Antonio Torre de Silva López de Letona
Pedro Sainz de Baranda
Claudi Santiago