PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the University of the Basque Country. During 20 years developed his professional activity in the industrial sector, mainly in the fields of water treatment and occupational health.
In 2004 took a position as researcher and professor of the Centre for Applied Ethics of the University of Deusto in Bilbao, where he teaches different topics in the fields of Professional Ethics, Organizational Ethics and Ethical Assessment. His research activities focus on Organizational Ethics, Economic alternatives and Solidarity economy.
In May 2013, become first Spanish member of the board of Banca Popolare Etica (www.bancaetica.org) where he holds from May 2019 a vicepresidency. He has also been board member of the Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks (www.febea.org), since 2012, becoming president of the Federation in May 2017. During last years, has been board member of the Spanish Solidarity Economy Network and has developed an intense activity as researcher and consultant in the area of Business Ethics. Author of the books “La empresa a contracorriente. Cuestiones de ética empresarial” (Mensajero, Bilbao. 2004), “Banca Ética y Ciudadanía” (Trotta, Madrid 2008) and “la perspectiva Ética” (Tecnos, Madrid. 2018).