A graduate in law from Universidad Complutense (Centro de Estudios Universitarios, C.E.U. San Pablo). He has been a State Attorney since 1986, working at the Ministry for Public Administration, Ministry for Development, Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Economy and Finance. He has served as General Technical Secretary to the Ministry for Public Administration and a board member of the National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) (C.N.M.V.).
In the private sector, he has served as the Compliance Officer for BANCO SANTANDER CENTRAL HISPANO and an associate at the New York law firm DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL.
In addition to being an international lawyer who holds a master’s degree in law (Columbia Law School, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York), he is passionate about companies, corporate governance and the world of business. He has participated in the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School (HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Boston), in which he was elected as Class Secretary, as well as in the Senior Business Management Programme as IESE Business School (UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA, Madrid, Spain).
He is admitted as an arbitrator at the leading Spanish courts of arbitration, including CIMA, the Spanish Court of Arbitration, the Madrid Court of Arbitration, Spain’s Court of Arbitration for Football (Spanish National Professional Football League) and the Spanish Court of Arbitration for Sport (Spanish Olympic Committee).
He is also admitted as an arbitrator at the leading international Asian courts of arbitration, such as the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Shanghai International Arbitration Centre (SHIAC), Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) and Weihai Arbitration Commission (SHANDONG) in China; Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) in Singapore; Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) in Malaysia; the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) in South Korea; the Chinese Arbitration Association (CAA) in Taiwan; and the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center (PDRC) in the Philippines. He is also a member of international courts of arbitration such as the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) in the UK and the Tribunal Arbitral du Sport/Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS-CAS) in Switzerland.