Born in Sant Cugat del Valles, Barcelona (Spain) on 25th October 1954.
Degree in Economics and Law (University of Barcelona), 1976.
Entered the Spanish Diplomatic Service on 25th April 1980.
Posted in the Embassies of Spain in Bolivia (1980-82), the Philippines (1982-84), the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madrid (1984-87) and the Spanish Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York (1987-1991).
Chief of Staff to the Secretary General for Foreign Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1991-96).
Ambassador of Spain to Malaysia, 1996 – 2001.
Ambassador of Spain to Vietnam (based in Kuala Lumpur) 1997 – 1998.
Ambassador of Spain to Brunei Darussalam (based in Kuala Lumpur) 1996 – 2001.
Ambassador Representative of Spain to the Political and Security Committee of the European Union, 2001 – 2004.
Senior Diplomatic Adviser to the Prime Minister, 2004 – 2008.
Ambassador of Spain to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since August 2008.
Married to Mrs. Margarita Massanet with 2 daughters.