Commercial Technician and State Economist. PhD in Economics and Business Studies from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Master's Degree in Economics and Business Research. Degree in Law (UNED). Degree in Economics and Business Studies (ICADE). Member of the Advisory Board of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias. Head of Economic and Legal Affairs at IACTEC. He has worked as Director of the Department for the Promotion of Competition at the CNMC and the National Competition Commission (CNC) (2011-2017). He has been Deputy Director General of Merger Reports at the Competition Court (2003-2006) and member of the Advisory Board of the Competition Court (1998-1999). Economic and Commercial Counsellor at the Spanish Embassy in Italy, Milan (2006-2011) and at the Spanish Embassy in Poland, Warsaw (1999-2003). Specialised in competition policy, efficient economic regulation, public sector reform and public policy. Currently learning about the role of the public sector in R&D&I. In particular on economic and legal forms enabling innovation, public technology transfer and cooperation with the private sector. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. Informed optimist.

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