Degree in international studies, Diplomatic School, Spain.
Admitted Minister Foreign Affairs, Spain, 1971, secretary in the consular and commercial representation Warsaw, 1972—1974, secretary in the consulate general New York City, 1974—1978, embassy secretary, counselor Montevideo, Uruguay, 1978—1981, director technical and development organizations, 1981—1982, deputy director general North Africa and of Near and Middle East, 1983—1985, general director foreign policy Africa and Middle East, 1985—1993, general director political affairs, 1993—1996, special mission ambassador foreign policy and common security, 1996—1997, Spanish ambassador to Morocco Rabat, 1997—2001, Spanish ambassador to the Holy Seat and the Sovereign and Military Order of Malta, 2004—2006, Spanish ambassador the United States Washington, since 2008. Advisory member of technical cabinet & international department of cabinet Office of President of Government, Spain, 1982—1983. Director Superior Center Defense Information, National Center intelligence, Spain, 2001—2004.
General secretary International Strategy Council Repsol, 2006—2008.