Degree in Chemistry by the University of Granada (1999). pHD Thesis developed in bioremediation and biocatalysis at the Estación Experimental del Zaidín- CSIC, under the doctorate program of Biotechnology of the University of Granada (2004). Postdoctoral fellow for two years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambrige, USA, 2004-2006) at the Chemistry Department, doing research in enzymology. Assistant professor at the University of Valladolid in the Chemical Engineering department (2006-2007). Since 2007 working in industry, doing research on biofuels and green chemistry, within the framework of biorefineries. Since 2009, responsible of Bioenergy Laboratory in Biopolis, with more than 20 patents and publications, leading Biopolis contribution in 15 European and National consortia devoted to biofuels and bio-based materials. Since September 2019, responsible of Microbiology Lab at ADM-Biopolis, with the additional role of leading the research in development of probiotics.