Rafael is an industrial engineer with a broad knowledge of the entire hydrogen value chain and its integration within other sectors, which he has developed during more than 15 years of experience with these technologies. Thanks to this experience, he has been able to work on many hydrogen applications and its analysis from different perspectives (techno-economics, safety, environmental impact…).
As a researcher, carried out in national (INTA) and international (DG JRC-European Commission) research centres, he has focused on hydrogen production, storage and refuelling in mobility applications and its detection and/or measurement.
His cumulative experience has allowed him providing scientific and technical support for the development of European policies related to hydrogen, as well as international standards and regulations in the field of hydrogen technologies. Moreover, he has been involved in the definition and review of European programmes for the financing of hydrogen projects. He also took part in platforms that support European cities and regions for the implementation of hydrogen technologies.
Analytical, enthusiastic about teamwork and willing to collaborate on the development and implementation of hydrogen technologies and projects.