María has 15 years of experience in the energy sector, working in different positions in Repsol. Technical background and practice as a process engineer in the petrochemical industry. Management expertise in sustainability with a crosscutting vision of an energy company and deep knowledge in environmental and carbon topics. For the last five years, she has been working in the Repsol Corporate Venturing Fund, focusing on investing in technology-based start-ups and active management of portfolio companies. She has been involved in several successful transactions like Tactotek, Recreus, Ezzing, Begas, Nanogap, among others, also contributing in their boards. Additionally, she has collaborated with OGCI CI (international Fund to accelerate the industry response to climate change). Since October 2022, María works as Investment Director at Net Zero Ventures (NZV), the new venture capital investment fund created by Repsol and Suma Capital to invest in cleantech companies.