Hildegard Gimenez

Hildegard Gimenez

Spain, Madrid Centro
Antitrust Counsel at CEPSA
Profession: In-House Counsel
Industry: Oil&Energy, Competition


I joined the Legal Department of Compañía Española de Petróleos (Cepsa) in 2003, in the Legal -Intellectual Property area. After a Competition Law Specialist Course at Fundación Ortega y Gasset, I moved to the Competition Department where I have participated in a great number of interesting projects, as well as defying files before the European Commission and the CNMC. Helping to implement a high compliance culture within the organization has been one of my most satisfying challenges.


Spanish, English, French


Abuse of DominanceCartelsCommercial agreementsAntitrustCompliance Programmes



Antitrust Counsel at CEPSA

September 2003 - Present • Madrid, Spain

I offer legal counsel in antitrust matters to all the companies of CEPSA Group, assisting the different businessess on how to proceed from an antitrust perspective in a variety of topics. I also execute CEPSA Competition Compliance Policy (drafting of internal Guides on different topics, training sessions, carrying out internal audits, assisting the Compliance Department with the Competition risk asessment, etc).


Universidad de Granada - Facultad de Derecho

I obtained my Degree in Law from the Facultad de Derecho in Granada's University (Spain), after studying the last two years at the Faculté de Droit from the Université de Caen - Basse Normandie. I took a Master Degree in Energy Law from Fundación REPSOL before entering CEPSA in September 2003. In 2004, I took an Intellectual Property Specialist Degree at Universidad Pontificia Comillas, and a Competition Law Degree at Fundación Ortega y Gasset in 2006. In the past few years, I've followed several Management Development and Leadership courses organised by HAY Consulting and Universidad Nebrija respectively.

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