"Graduated in Economics and Business Management from the University of Deusto; a Master’s Degree in European Studies, specialising in Economics, from the College of Europe in Bruge (Belgium); and a Master's Degree in Advanced Management from the University of Deusto, where he completed his PhD.
He has been CEO of BME since April 2017.
Between December 2012 to April 2017, he has served as BME's General Manager, company in which since March 2003, he has served as BME's Finance Director and a member of its Coordination Committee.
In the Group, he is Director of Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Bilbao, S.A.U. and of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Market Data, S.A., and joint director of BME Inntech S.A.U. and Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, Servicios Corporativos, S.A.
Previously, he was Deputy General Manager of Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Bilbao, S.A.U., (December 1998-March 2003), which he represented as a member of the Board of Directors of Servicio de Compensación y Liquidación de Valores (SCLV) until it merged with Iberclear. He has sat on the Contracts and Supervisory Committee of MEFF until it merged with BME, and on various international forums such as the Federation of Ibero-American Stock Exchanges (FIABV) and the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). He also served as Finance Director at Norbolsa, S.V.B. between September 1989 and December 1988, and European financial sector consultant at Coopers & Lybrand (Brussels) between June 1988 and August 1989.