Degree in Economics from the University of Valencia. Official of the Superior Body of Commercial Technicians and Economists of the State.
Chairman of Red Eléctrica of Spain. He has been Minister of Public Administration (2004-2007) and economic responsible for the electoral Program for the Socialist candidate for Prime Minister in two election campaigns, in 2015 and 2016. Deputy by the province of Castellón in the Congress of Deputies, Socialist group spokesman economy and Chairman of the Joint Committee on Climate Change (2000-2009). Between 2016 and 2018 he has been vice president of the Spanish consulting firm Llorente y Cuenca, specializing in reputation management, communication and public affairs, and previously between 2009 and 2015, Senior Councellor of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He has taught at the School of Industrial Organization and the Instituto de Empresa. Author of several books on economics and politics, has published numerous articles in specialized magazines and daily newspapers.