1979. Certificate in Work Hygiene and Safety, Ministry of Health and Social Security.
1980. Degree in Industrial Engineering in San Sebastián.
1988. Certificate in Environmental Engineering, Shool of Industrial Organization, Ministry of Industry.
2002. Certificate in Expert and Forensic Engineering, School for Legal Practice, University of Santiago.
2006. Doctor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, University of A Coruña.
Professor at the University of A Coruña since 1996. He teaches Energetic Planification and Gas Engineering at the Technical College of Ferrol.
Professor responsible for the course on Design and Construction in Projects for the Use of Natural Resources, included in the doctorate programme on Industrial Engineering, University of A Coruña (since 2006).
1979-1982: Free practising as an industrial engineer.
1982-1985: Technical manager of "Gestión Energética de Galicia, S.A." (GESTENGA).
1985-1996: Managing director of "Gestión Energética de Galicia, S.A." (GESTENGA)
1996-1997: Project engineer in "Ingeniería, Dirección de Obra y Montajes" (IDOM).
1997-1998: Project manager in the energy division of “G.O.C., S.A.”.
1997-1999: Project manager in the gas division of "Gauzón Ibérica, S.L.".
1998-2001: Reponsible for the division of wind resources in “Hidroeléctrica Galaico Portuguesa, S.A.”.
2002-2007: Collaborator at the gas engineering area in “Impel Telecom, S.A.” (IMPEL).
2002-2008: Collaborator at the wind energy area in “Det Norske Veritas España, S.L.” (DNV).
OTHER INTERESTING ACTIVITIES:
-Member of the European Federation of Regional Energy & Environment Agencies (FEDARENE) (1993-1995).
-Member of the team that elaborates the reports about Galician economy in the Institute for the Study and Development of Galicia (IDEGA) (1995-1997).
-Vicepresident of the governing body and president of the committee for the Regional and Urban Planning of the Atlantic Energy Forum (1994).
-Member of the Commission of Saving, Diversification and Renewable Energies (CADER) and representative of the Galician Autonomous Region in the Commission of Renewable Energies, Ministry of Industry and Energy (1983-1988).
-Associate member of the Association for the Research and Diagnosis of Energy (AEDIE).
-Member of the technical committee of the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving (IDAE) for advice about prediagnosis and diversification and saving audits (PADA Programme) (1984-1988).
-Member of FEUGA (Galician University Foundation) as a representative of the Galician Association of Industrial Engineers (1988-1990).
-Member of the patronage of the Galician Technological Institute Foundation in representation of the Galician Association of Industrial Engineers (2002-2005).
-Secretary of the patronage of the Galician Technological Institute Foundation in representation of the Galician Association of Industrial Engineers (2002-2003).
-Secretary of the board of directors of the Galician Technological Institute Foundation in representation of the Galician Association of Industrial Engineers (2002-2003).
-Delegate of the Galician Association of Industrial Engineers in Santiago de Compostela from 1986 to1989, from January to May 1990, from 2002 to 2005 and from 2006 to 2009.
-As an expert in renewable energies, he collaborated in the creation of the sectorial report on technologies to use renewable resources, prepared by the Observatory of Industrial Technology (OPTI), Ministry of Industry and Energy (1998-1999).
-Member of the Technical and Scientific Board of the Agência Regional de Energia e Ambiente do Vale do Lima (AreaLima), Ponte de Lima, Portugal (2000-2002).
-Member of the board of the Department of Naval Constructions, University of A Coruña (1996-2001).
-Member of the board of the Department of Industrial Engineering II, University of A Coruña (since 2001).
-Member of the committee of the Technical College of Ferrol, University of A Coruña (1996-2005).
-Member of the staff of the University of A Coruña (2002-2006).
-Member of the commission of final-year Industrial Engineering projects, Technical College of Ferro, University of A Coruña (since 1999).
-Member of the ‘Jurado de Expropiación de Galicia’, dependent on the ‘Consellería de Política Territorial, Obras Públicas e Transportes’, Xunta de Galicia (since 2006).
-Member of the editorial staff, advisory board and board of directors of ‘Dyna’ (magazine of the Federation of Spanish Associations of Industrial Engineers) since 2007).
-President of Buxa (Industrial Heritage Association) since 2008.
EXPERIENCE IN THE HYDROELECTRIC SECTOR:
Since 1983 he has participated in hundreds of projects of small hydroelectric power stations (San Jorge, A Coruña) and (San Xusto, Pontevedra).
Technical management of the Galician Plan for Small Hydroelectric Power Stations, Xunta de Galicia (1985-1989).
EXPERIENCE IN THE WIND SECTOR:
-Since 1986 he has participated in ninety-one projects of wind farms (Aguatona, Gran Canaria) and (Monte Piquiño, Pontevedra).
-Technical management of the Eolic Plan of Galicia for the Xunta de Galicia (1995).
-Technical management of the Eolic Plan of Castilla y León for the Junta de Castilla y León (1998-2000).
EXPERIENCE IN THE SOLAR POWER SECTOR:
Since 1988 he has participated in thirty-four projects of photovoltaic plants (Ons, Pontevedra) and (Ardales, Málaga).
EXPERIENCE IN THE BIOMASS SECTOR:
Since 1987 he has participated in several projects such as “Monte do Soto”, Ribadumia (Pontevedra, 1988) and “Allarluz”, Allariz (Ourense, 1996).
EXPERIENCE IN THE ENERGY SECTOR:
-Responsible for the construction of the unloading, storage and regasification facilities of the natural gas plant in Mugardos (A Coruña) from September 2003 to October 2007.
-Participation in the sectorial report about technologies for the use of renewable resources, Observatory of Industrial Technological Prospective, Ministry of Industry and Energy (1998-1999).
-Collaboration and technical consultancy to the Irish Ministry for Transport, Energy and Communications in the study on the planning and development of the Spanish plan of renewable energies (1995-1996).
-General coordination and supervision of particular aspects of the renewable resources of the Energy Plan of Galicia, 1995-2010, for the Consellería de Industria e Comercio - Xunta de Galicia (1995).
-Management of the Galician area of the “Atlantean” Project (Energy Planning in the Atlantic Regions) for the energy planning and development of the renewable resources on the regionalwide basis: Brittany (France), Connacht (Ireland) and Galicia (España) (1993-1995).
1990. “Las energías renovables y Galicia”.
1990. “El estudio de impacto ambiental en los proyectos de aprovechamientos hidroeléctricos”.
1994. “The Status of the Wind Industry in Spain”.
1995. “O sector eléctrico en Galicia”.
1996. “Evolución de las alternativas energéticas y su entorno industrial”.
1996. “El sector energético gallego”.
2001. “El régimen especial de producción de electricidad en España”.
2002. “Cien años de energía en España”.
2003. “Los recursos energéticos en Galicia: Pasado y perspectivas de futuro”.
2005. “La necesidad del debate energético”.
2007. “Escenario energético mundial”.
2008. “La recuperación del patrimonio industrial: el futuro de nuestro pasado”.