Francisco Lucas – President

Experienced bitumen and asphalt industry professional Francisco Lucas was elected as President of Eurobitume at the association’s Annual General Meeting in March 2022.

Francisco is Repsol’s Technical Assistance and Asphalt Business Development Manager and currently represents the Spanish energy and petrochemical company in a number of industry bodies. These include the Technical Association of Roads of Spain (ATC), where he has been on the Paving and Conservation Technical Committees since 2007; the Technical Association of Bituminous Emulsions of Spain (ATEB), where he has twice served as President; and the Spanish Association for Standardisation and Certification (AENOR), where he is on the committee for asphalt products.

He is also a member of the Technical Commission of the Association of Asphalt Mix Manufacturers of Spain (ASEFMA); the PIARC “Pavements Committee”; the International Federation of Bituminous Emulsions (IBEF); and the European standardization committees (CEN) for bituminous products.

Since 2017, Francisco has been a member of the Eurobitume Board of Directors and a member of the Public Relations and Communications (PRC) Committee. He was Eurobitume Vice-President between April 2021 and March 2022.

A qualified Civil Engineer with a specialty in Roads from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Francisco co-founded the World Road Day and holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) and a Directive Development Programme from the IES Business School.