He holds a degree in Law and Business Studies from ICADE. He is Commercial Technician and State Economist, and MBA from Northwestern University. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Air Transport Association, president of Mercedes-Benz Spain, DaimlerChrysler AGha, and Iberia, as well as non-executive vice president of the Inditex group. He worked in the Spanish Delegation in Chicago as Commercial Attaché, and in the National Institute of Industry (INI) as Commercial Director. He has been Secretary of State and High Commissioner for the Spain Brand.