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Javier Garcia Quintela

Mr. Javier Garcia Quintela

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Repsol S.A
Javier is Repsol's Global CISO. He's responsible for IT and OT Cybersecurity challenges. His vision is to enable the challenging Repsol Digitalization program and Repsol's Energy Transition by transforming Cybersecurity towards a CyberResilience approach. A new adaptative operating model, cyber-risks based decisions, moving cybersecurity to the cloud, implementing Zero Trust model, solid industrial cybersecurity, and building a talented Cyber-team are pillars of the Cybersecurity Strategy being designed and implemented under his responsibility. Javier has a broad vision and experience in IT in the Oil&Gas sector, prior to holding the CISO position, he was responsible for different Director positions as IT Global Services and Operations, IT Architecture, IT Strategic Planning and IT Purchasing in Repsol. He participates in the Cybersecurity chapter for Oil&Gas in the World Economic Forum, and other relevant international Cybersecurity forums. He holds a degree in Communication Engineering and, among others, the Harvard course in Cybersecurity: Managing risks in the information age.