Current Position: Chairman, Water Europe
Profile: He is a Manager with extensive commercial knowledge, including export markets, with a long history in the urban and industrial water treatment sector. As head of R&D, he combined this trajectory and professional knowledge, with his origins as a researcher and scientist, creating value through rational R&D, with a clear focus on practical application and innovation. As a communicator and in the leadership role of associative environments, he is also a freelance consultant and entrepreneur.
Earlier he was the General Manager of the Water Technology Center “CETaqua” at AGBAR (a subsidiary of Suez Environment) and responsible for the network of other CETaqua Technology Centers, both in Spain and abroad (in Chile). Prior to this, he was Export Manager at Deisa (COMSA-EMTE Group) and CODIFESA on industrial cooling, brewing and soft drinks, with commercial and marketing responsibilities in Europe and Asia. He has also held the positions of Manager of US Filter (today a part of Veolia Water), Manager of the Waste Water Treatment Division at Culligan in Spain and R&D Manager at ABT (an environmental biotech company).
Expertise: team management and leadership, communication and public relations, urban and industrial water treatment engineering, drinking, process and wastewater, business and negotiation skills, R&D, innovation and communication.