Gustavo Nombela holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE, University of London) and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMF).
He has broad research and teaching experience as tenured professor at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and visiting professor at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. He has also been a lecturer for postgraduate courses at several universities.
Between 2004 and 2007, he was advisor on the Economic Bureau of the Prime Minister. He has also worked as external consultant for the World Bank, and has participated in several research projects funded by the European Commission (Framework Programmes), and by the Government of Spain (Ministry of Development, Ministry of Science and Innovation), and regional governments.