Spain Member Committee

Comité Español


The Spanish Committee of the World Energy Council (CECME, acronym in Spanish) represents the WEC in Spain and coordinates the participation of the Spanish energy industry in WEC’s activities, serving as liaison between WEC and the Spanish members. CECME is a part of the Spanish Energy Club (, which is a nonprofit organization with more than 300 Associates whose main goal is to contribute to a better understanding of the different energy issues. The main activities of the Spanish Committee include organizing energy-related events in Spain, representing CECME and the WEC in national events, disseminating documentation and collaborating with WEC and its working groups.

Chair: Íñigo Díaz de Espada

A naval engineer by training, Íñigo began his career in CEPSA in 1982. He has held various positions in the areas of Procurement, Aviation and Navy. In 2011 he was appointed Director of CEPSA Comercial Petróleo and since 2014 he has been responsible for the company’s Communications and Institutional Relations. Currently he is member of the Board of Directors.

Secretary: Olalla del Río Barrio

Based in Madrid, Olalla del Río Barrio is the manager of the Products’ Technology and Biofuels department at CEPSA. After graduating with honors in Chemical Engineering at Universidad de Valladolid (Spain) and Imperial College (London), Olalla joined CEPSA in 2006 as a process engineer at the San Roque-Gibraltar refinery. Ever since, she has held different positions in the refining area. In 2011, she was appointed to represent the company at a national and European level in different technical and advocacy forums on specifications energy products and related regulations.