PhD Civil Engineer at Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). He began his professional career at the University, as a researcher, and he developed it later at the Hydrographic Studies Center of CEDEX.
He has large experience in reservoir operation and hydrological monitoring and forecasting. As well as in hydrological and hydraulic studies. Several of his recent works have been focused on capacity building and institutional strengthening.
He has worked in many countries of Latin America, in several of East Europe and Africa.
He’s the coordinator/president of PROHIMET network (Ibero-American Network for the monitoring and forecasting of hydrometeorological phenomena) since his founding in 2005, and IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research) Technical Advisor since 2018.
Nowadays, he works as freelance consultant, as WMO (World Meteorological Organization) and WB (World Bank) consultant.