Doctor in Electrochemistry, he received M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree at the University of Madrid. He joined Tudor Spain in 1977 and became R&D laboratory manager in Azuqueca (Spain) in 1986 and later Development Director for the Industrial division in Madrid and Soest (Germany) from 1992 to 1996. After Exide acquisition of several battery groups in Europe (Tudor, Ceac, BIG, Deta,..) he was nominated as Research Director in Paris (France), then Development Director Transportation Europe and most recently as responsible for Basic Research, including R&D labs and Basic Processes in Exide Europe. In the actual position he is Director of Battery Technology. Author of more than 60 papers and 20 patents, he has made numerous presentations on battery technology and related conferences. After more than 41 years of experience with several electrochemical systems, he is a worldwide recognized battery expert in the industry.