José was born in “A Coruña” province (Galicia, NW Spain ) on 11/19/1962.
He has a degree in Biology and Forest Engineer.
From 1987 to 1991 he worked as an environmental consultant.
Since 1991 works for the Ministry of Environment of the regional government of Andalusia in the management of protected areas and biodiversity conservation.
Nowadays he is the coordinator of the northern bald ibis reintroduction Program in Andalusia and chief of the department of biodiversity in the province of Cadiz.