PhD in Coastal Morphodynamics from the University of Ulster (UK). Head of the Coastal Environments Research and Technological Development Group - PAIDI (RNM911). Senior Lecturer at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, de Sevilla (ES). Has collaborated with the Prospective Unit and European Office of the Region of Andalusia. Has extensive experience in coastal processes, Integrated Coastal Zone Management and spatial data information, focussing in coastal morphodynamics, environmental impacts caused by human activities in coastal areas, sustainable management for tourism development in the Mediterranean, as well as storminess and environmentally sensitive coastal areas of the European Union. Has participated in over 20 coastal-related European and National Research projects. Also involved in the design and implementation of higher education programmes, both graduate and postgraduate.