My main professional experience gathers the areas of management and Institutional Relations, at an international and national level. This knowledge and skills have been developed in my functions as an international civil servant, NGO executive and private companies' work.
I was the team leader of two major EC projects in the field of health cooperation: MediPIET and EUROsociAL Health. Both projects were aimed at improving the governmental respond to the citizens in the area of health by promoting the exchange of knowledge between institutions belonging to European and non-European countries and consolidating the networks to maintain their links beyond their ends. Concerning the EUROsociAL project, the Social Security component emerged as a cornerstone for the articulation of the entire project.
My work in private companies was carried out in ISOFOTON and EPTISA. In the former I was the Director of International Cooperation and in the latter I worked as an agricultural engineer. ISOFOTON was a pioneer in solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. In EPTISA I participated in feasibility studies in Spain and Brazil.
I was the Director of International Action of MPDL-Movimiento por la Paz, a Spanish NGO. I was its legal representative and responsible for the projects financed by the EC, the United Nations and the Spanish Government. Other duties were the management and coordination of projects and the field work of the 32 offices with around 300 people.
Regarding my work in the EC DG-ECHO it comprises from the definition of the strategy of actions to the final delivery of goods to the beneficiaries. I acted as representative of ECHO in international fora, with the Croatian and Serbian governments, the United Nations Agencies, Embassies and International Organizations as IFRC, ICRC,etc.
I used to working in difficult international environments such as Balkans, Latin America, Africa, Middle East or India. I am able to lead multicultural teams taking into account their sensitivities.
I am very familiar with the financial and contracting procedures of the national and international institutions.
I am the president of the Supervisory Board of Microjustice4All Foundation, based in The Hague.
planning / policies / institutions
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