The main project of the Sustainable Transport Chair is to analyze the outlook for the evolution of transport in Spain in the long term (2030), reach a consensus on a future desirable scenario for this period and identify the more adequate measures to achieve it.
The aim is to set a conceptual framework to stimulate the debate on the future from a viewpoint that contributes to the identification of innovative policies and make possible the emergence and consolidation of new options which are still not identified yet. For this, a change of view: starting from a reflection on what we would like the future to look like, and after to reflect on technological, regulatory and institutional developments that can make the future possible.
He graduated in Civil Engineering since 1986 at the Escuela de Madrid (“Becerra” Degree Award) and got a PhD in Civil engineering in 1993 the Polytechnic University of Madrid.
He has been a member of the Corps of civil Engineers since 1988. Since then and until 2003 he has worked in the Ministries of Public works and Environment.
Eh has also had an outstanding international career. Between 1998 and 2000, he has worked at the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations, being in charge of the department of Planning and Economy of Transport and Railways.
Between May and December 2004, he coordinated the Technical Office for the drafting of the Strategic Plan of Infrastructures and Transport (PEIT). From September 2004 to June 2009, he was the Director General of the Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX) of the Ministry of Public Works.