He has a doctoral thesis in Peace and International Security, a Diploma of Advanced Studies in International Law and International Relations, a Diploma of Advanced International Studies, a degree in Political Science and a degree in Sociology.
Throughout his professional career he has worked as a United Nations Official as a Development Specialist. In the same context, he has carried out assignments in Panama and other South American countries.
Councillor of the Valle de Mena Town Council for two legislative periods; Deputy Diplomatic Advisor to the Presidency of the Spanish Senate. He has been representative of the Community of Madrid and the Organisation of Ibero-American States in Central America; Director of Cooperation at the University of Alcalá and Coordinator of the Cervantes Institute in the British Colony of Gibraltar. He has taught at the Spanish Diplomatic School, the CESEDEN and various Spanish universities.
He has published several books on: Conflict Management, Violence Prevention, Decentralised Cooperation and Public International Law.