have licenciaturas in Mathematics and in Economics from Madrid University and Master of Philosophy ink Statistics from Edinburgh University. I have had senior management positions since 1989, first a responsible of dissemination in the Spanish National Statistical Office, and since 1997 in Eurostat where I Have been successively director of Enterprise Statistics, Dissemination, Methodology and IT. My last director position in Eurostat covered Agriculture, Environment, Transport, Energy and Regional Statistics. During all these years, I have participated in different negotiation processes with Member States and the European Parliament that have resulted in he adoption of several statistical legal acts. I am very used to make public presentations on a variety of subjects.
I retired in July 2014. Currently I have an interest in statistical literacy and exchanging knowledge on the subject.