Head of the Biological Oceanography & pelagic living resources section in the Marine Research Division of AZTI Foundation. Head of the Pelagic Fisheries and Biological Oceanography (2007- date). Since 1994 successively worked in “Instituto de Ciencias del Mar” (CSIC, Barcelona), “Plymouth Marine Laboratory” (NERC, Plymouth) and “Southampton Oceanography Center” (NERC, Southampton), before joining AZTI in 2002. Member of the Editorial Board of Journal Plankton Research and Associate Editor in Marine Biology. 9 PhD and 4 MSc supervised; 13 cruises realized; > 90 articles; participate in 31 National and International research projects and > 42 congresses and meetings.