Current Post: Senior Scientist in the Institute of Economics, Geography and Demography (IEGD-CCHS) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
Previous Academic jPost. From 01/09/1999 to 31/08/2016 : “Maître de Conference” on Common Agricultural Policy, first in the European Study Institute (IEE-ULB) and then in the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBSEM)
Previous working experience at the European Commission (From 01/11/1986 until 31/08/2015) in DG AGRI.
2014/15: Coordinator of the European Milk Market Observatory
2010/2013: Economic Adviser responsible for coordination of short term economic analysis on agricultural markets
2005-2009: Olive oil and horticultural products unit. Head of Unit.
2001 -2005: Fresh and processed fruit and vegetables unit. Head of Unit.
1997-2001: Analysis and overall approach unit: Head of Unit.
1996 – 1997: Analysis of the situation of agricultural holdings: Acting Head of Unit
1990 – 1995: Analysis and overall approach unit (since February 1992 as Acting Deputy Head of Unit)
1986 – 1990: Oilseeds, proteins and dried fodder Unit
OTHER PREVIOUS POSTS
1986: Researcher in the Institute of Economics, Geography and Demography
1981-1986: Lecturer on Agricultural and European Economy and policies. Madrid. Polytechnic University (UPM)
1984: PH.D in Agricultural Economics – Polytechnic University Madrid (UPM)
1981: Agricultural Engineer, specialist in Agricultural Economics – UPM
2009: Stanford Business School. Interpersonal Dynamics for High performance Executives Program
2006 : Harvard Business School: Agribusiness Seminar
2005 Instituto Internacional San Telmo: Alta Dirección de Empresas de la Cadena Agroalimentaria ADECA
2004 London Business School. High Performance People Skills
1984 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid: Master in Foreign Trade
In addition to many Spanish universities and the French speaking Free University of Brussels; Yale and Michigan State University (USA); Bolonia (Italy); ENA (France), Sciences-Po (Paris), IHEDATE, Paris I, AgrosSup Dijon, Institut Polytechnique de Beauvais, Agroparistech (France)….
Scientific reviser for several Spanish agricultural economy reviews, Economie Rurale (France), Interciencia (Venezuela), Revista de Economía Internacional (Colombia); Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants;
2014: Officier de l'Ordre du Mérite Agricole (France)
2014 until now: Member of the Board of the French Ecole Nationale de Formation Agronomique (ENFA)
2013 until now: President of the Spanish association of Agricultural Economists
2012: Instituto de Cuestiones Agrarias y Medioambientales Award
2009: Member of the French Académie de l'Agriculture
2008: Member of the Italian Academia dei Georgofili
2006: Almeria Quality Award
2005: COEXPAL Award
2004: Chevalier” of the French Périgord Strawberry
2002: Spanish Agricultural Order of Merit