Born on January 3, 1950. Doctor of Science (Extraordinary Doctorate Award) and University Professor. He worked in the United States with a scholarship from the Hispanic-American Committee for Scientific-Technological Development and as a research professor at the University of Florida (Fl-US). He was Vice-Rector for Academic Planning and Vice-Rector of Academic Planning at the University of Extremadura. In July 1995 he was appointed Minister of Education and Youth of the Junta de Extremadura, in July 1999, as Minister of Education, Science and Technology and in 2005, Minister of Infrastructure and Technological Development. Promoter of FUNDECYT (Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology in Extremadura), of which he has been Chairman of its Governing Board since its creation in 1995, and currently Executive President. As part of his academic responsibilities, he has fostered the development of Science, Technology and Research at the University of Extremadura, and during his political career, has promoted the strategic actions of the Junta de Extremadura in the field of the Information Society , Telecommunications and Technological Research and Development such as the Educational Technology Network, the Regional Intranet, Technological Literacy, the gnu / Linex project, the Science-Technology-Economy-Society System, the Scientific-Technological Network and the first Regional Research Plans. High Level Expert of the "Global Alliance for ICT and Development" (GAID) of the ONU.
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