David works as an Associate for the Climate Planning & Laws initiative. His current focus is the implementation of the Energy Governance Regulation. He works with a wide range of stakeholders to guarantee the adoption of ambitious Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) and Long Term Strategies of Decarbonisation by Member States.
Prior to joining the ECF, David was a blue book trainee in the Cabinet of Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, Miguel Arias Cañete, and prior to that worked at an industry association in Brussels and different international law firms in Spain and the UK.
David holds a B.A. in Political Science and a LL.B from the University Carlos III of Madrid and a LL.M. from King’s College London. He also studied at the faculty of law of University College London.
David is Spanish, originally from Vitoria-Gasteiz (one of the first cities awarded with the tittle of European Green Capital), and a native Spanish speaker. He speaks English fluently, has a good understanding of Basque and is trying his best to improve his basic knowledge of French.