Legal Officer, United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED)
Mr. Martínez has been working in the United Nations Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate (UNCTED) as a legal officer since 2005. Before, he had developed his professional career for more than 20 years working for the Government of Spain as a civil servant. He worked in the CT Office in the Security of State Secretariat. He participated in the Spanish Delegation at the Counter Terrorism Committee of the European Union. He was posted in the Spanish Embassy in Warsaw (Poland) (1989-2004) and in the Spanish Embassy in Rome, (1994-2000). Later he was working for the Presidency of the Government of Spain until joining UNCTED when it was established. He has a degree in Law from the University of Barcelona (5 Years) and a Master’s degree in Business International Direction from the Autonoma University of Madrid. He has made presentations in different Seminars and Workshops about terrorism, around the world. He has been awarded with the Civil Merit Cross of Spain, the Military Civil Cross of Spain, The Civil Merit Cross of Italy, The Pontifical Equestrian Order of Saint Sylvester Pope and Martyr of the Vatican. He speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish (mother tongue).