He is a graduate in Law from Madrid's Universidad Complutense (1979) and a member of the Madrid Lawyers' Association since 1983. Attorney for the Council of State since 1983 and Senior Attorney since 1996. Legal Advisor of the Board of Directors to Sociedad de Bolsas since 1989. Legal Advisor to Bolsa de Madrid since 1987 and Secretary (Non-Director) thereof. Head of Legal Counsel at BME and Legal Advisor to its Board of Directors. Member of the Consultative Committee of Spain's Securities Commission, the CNMV, representing the members of the stock market, since 1992.