PROTERMOSOLAR / ESTELA
PhD Aeronautical Engineer and Sociologist
In 1975 he founded the Solar Energy Division at CASA.
From 1979 until 1989:
– Interatom/Siemens, Central Receiver System solar plant of the AIE.
– ASINEL, Technical Director of the German-Spanish GAST (air cooled solar tower) and AWEC-60 (1MW) projects.
– Director of Renewable Energy Institute (IER/CIEMAT).
In 1989 he switched from his technical carrier to a managerial one joining the CDTI as Deputy Director. Afterwards: General Manager of AENTEC. General Director of CEX, a venture capital company with a positive track record after 15 years of activity.
Since 2008 – when he returned to the CSP sector – he is General Secretary of PROTERMOSOLAR. He is also President of ESTELA since 2011. He also helped CTAER research center in Andalusia during its launching phase 2009-2010 as General Manager.
He teaches Business Administration and Energy subjects at the Polytechnic University of Madrid.