public works authority June 2014 - at PresentSenior Architect Specialist. Public Works Authority (ASHGHAL). From June 2014, within the Building Affairs Section, Building Design & Management Department of PWA (main Qatari Government infrastructure and architecture body), With the following main responsibilities and duties:
-Project Management and Design Coordination. Managing public projects from inception to handing over, including monitoring of all the process, with specific concern on pre-design and design stages, prior to start construction.
-Design Management: Implementing and developing of PMDS (Project Management Delivery System).
-General coordination between PWA in-house resources and PMC (Program Manager Consultancy) jv Mace-EC-Harris.
IELCO INTERNATIONAL January 2012 - June 2014Country Manager – Business Developer, IELCO International l.l.c. Doha, Qatar. From February, 2012 I have been managing the project of establishing a new branch of a Spanish construction company in Qatar. After implementing the commercial strategy, on which design I took a major part, the company started to undertake its first contracts and kept on tendering for others, mainly for Qatari government agencies and institutions as well as other construction companies.
Through this job I became familiar with local market procedures and regulations such as those of labour recruitment and managing, being deeply aware of main sector players and stakeholders. Head of Operations and Project Management Department.
Estudio Arcadia Arquitectos April 1990 - January 2012Managing Director “Estudio Arcadia Arquitectos”. 21 years as partner of a professional practice, working mainly for the Spanish administration as external office providing general consultancy and Project Management Services. Most of commissions were made through awards in public competitions, as required by the Spanish law for public contracts.
Our Architectural and Project Management office was integrated within the Spanish professional regulations and general consultancy practice, as Main Consultant. Our office was responsible for and developed all stages of designing, procurement and construction supervision process, assigning and coordinating the necessary professional team as the project called for. Throughout our career we have been deeply committed with process quality, from highly detailed specifications to site surpervision, including prescribing and supervising the quality control and assurance programmes (tests, labs, procedures…).
2013 - 2015
Ms Sc Architecture
University of Seville
1982 - 1990
(8 years) Sevilla