(Born in Madrid (Spain) on 12-03-’78)
1996-2001 Master Degree in Law
Licenciado en Derecho
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
1996-2001 Master Degree in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets
Master en Bolsa y Mercados Financieros
Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles (IEB), Madrid
2007-2009 Technical Course on Fiscal Law(on-going)
Since May 2010
European Space Agency -ESRIN
Contracts Officer for all VEGA Programmes, (Launcher and Head Quarters Contract Service)
Sept 2001 – April 2010
European Space Agency –European Space Research and Technology Centre- (ESA/ESTEC). The Netherlands
Since January 2009: Contracts Officer, ESTEC Contracts Division for Technology and Support.
§ Responsible for all the contractual activities of the Technology Transfer Programme.
§ Responsible for all the contractual activities of 10 technical sections in D/TEC.
§ Supporting Head of Section as deputy when he is not available.
January 2008 – December 2008: Contracts Officer, ESA Contractual Rules and Procedures Office.
Team member of the Procurement Department Reform presented to the ESA Ministerial Council in November 2008.
May 2004 – December 2007: Contracts Officer, ESTEC Contracts Division for Technology and Support.
Responsible of all contractual actions coming from 11 out of the 26 technical services under the responsibility of the ESTEC Procurement Service for Electrical Engineering, including:
§ Preparing requests for offers/invitations to tender (ITT);
§ Participating in the evaluation of offers and tenders;
§ Preparing the TEB Reports;
§ Preparing and negotiating the resulting contracts;
§ Participating in the monitoring of the execution of the contracts;
§ Responsible of administrative, contractual, legal and industrial issues arising from the procurements concerned, including licences, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, transfer of Intellectual Property Rights, …;
§ Liaising with the Initiating Services technically responsible for the projects and with Programme Managers;
§ Approval of contractual payments;
§ Member of the ESA Intellectual Property Board;
§ Responsible for the preparation, negotiation and drafting of all Virtual Hardware Description Language (VHDL) Licences of ESA;
§ Training new Assistant Contracts Officers and Administrative Assistants in the Section;
§ Contracts Officer for the Incubator Centre of the European Space Agency, assisting in establishing new companies using Space Technology for terrestrial applications;
October 2001 – April 2004: Assistant Contracts Officer, Contracts Division for Technology and Support
§ Reviewing Statements of Work with Technical Initiators;
§ Preparation of Request for Quotation, including cover letters, draft contracts and tender conditions;
§ Evaluation of proposals (contractual, management and financial aspects);
§ Participation in Tender Evaluation Boards as expert;
§ Contract negotiation and contract drafting;
§ Loan agreements and confidentiality agreements negotiation and drafting;
§ Following of existing contracts and Following of payments status in coordination with Budget Officers;
Spanish Ministry of the Interior. National Drugs Program
Instructor -Trainer of the “Jóvenes, Ocío y Salud” Sub-Program
Nationale-Nederlanden Inversiones, Agencia de Valores, S.A.
An ING Group Company dealing with Investment Funds
Trainee during the summer (Madrid, Spain)
§ Assisting in the internal procedure of the management of the investment funds.
§ Analysis of the investment portfolios.
PENTOR, Agencia de Valores y Bolsa, S.A.
Stockbrokers firm now part of Commerzebank Group
Trainee during the summer - Analysis Department
§ Assisting fund management on risk analysis
§ Supplied quantified data to aid the development, implementation and review of investment portfolio strategies and tactics
§ Assess legal implications and limitations
1996 - 1997
Insurance Commission Agents
Trainee from September 1996 to February 1997 - Accounts Department
§ Assisting in the accountant of the company, following the book keeping procedures of the customers’ premiums.
§ Institute for European Studies (“Joan Monet European Centre of Excellence”). Madrid
Lecture on “The European Space Agency and its role in the European Industry”
Courses and seminars
· Fundamentals of People Management
Imparted by Adventus Management Consultancy sprl (ESA Internal University)
· Effective Presentation Techniques (Course on presentation skills).
Imparted by Marchett Group. (ESA Internal University).
· Seminar on International Contracts (Spain). Imparted by Institute for International Research
· Course on Basics of Space Systems for non Technical Staff (Netherlands). Imparted by University of Southampton (UK). (ESA Internal University)
· Course on Contracting of Services and Works (Netherlands). Imparted by IAPSO, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
· Course on Negotiation Skills. Organized by Management Centre Europe (Brussels)
· Seminar on VAT in Europe. Organized by ESA and imparted by Macchi di Cellere Gangemi, Studio Legale (I). (Netherlands)
· Course on Negotiation of International Commercial Agreements (Hawksmere). London (England)
§ Seminar on Warrants. Organized by Citibank. (Citi Group). Spain
§ Seminar on Companies quoting on the Stock Exchange (“Jornadas sobre Sociedades Cotizadas”). Organized by Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles. (Institute of Stock-Exchange Studies). Spain
§ Seminar on Portfolio Management on Internet. ("Gestión de carteras en Internet") Organized by Expert Timing System. Spain
§ Course on computer skills and internet. Organised by Universidad Europea CEES. Spain
Spanish: Mother tongue.
English: Advanced Level (Written and Spoken). Diploma from Open English Master Spain.
French: Learning. Course of 24 hours. Univ. of Leiden (Netherlands). April – June 2002
Intensive Course of 50 hours. Berlitz International Language Center (Amsterdam – The Netherlands). September 2002.
Two Intensive Courses of 80 hours. European Space Agency (Noordwijk –The Netherlands) July-August 2006 and July-August 2007
Italian: Learning. Intermediate Level.
MS OFFICE: Well versed in Word, Excel, Access, Power Point.
Out Look, Lotus Notes
ESA Corporate Applications
References: upon request
Frascati, April 2011
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