Manuel Martín Ramos (Madrid, 1970) has 25 years of experience in nuclear safety, management of spent fuel and decommissioning both in the industry and research areas. He holds a MSc in Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. After being a researcher in the Chair of Nuclear Technology of the School of Engineering, he joined the industry as Project Manager of nuclear safety and spent fuel management projects. In 2008 he became an Official of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Petten (the Netherlands) dealing with nuclear safety and radioactive waste management files. Since 2012 he serves in the Euratom Coordination Unit in the JRC Headquarters in Brussels. Manuel was Manager of the Spent Fuel Management Project of José Cabrera Nuclear Power Plant (including the building and commissioning of the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation), and Country Group Chairman (on behalf of Euratom) in the Sixth Review Meeting of the Joint Convention for the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and for the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, among other relevant milestones in his professional career. Manuel holds the Spanish Navy's Merit Cross with White Ribbon awarded by the Spanish Navy. He is Member of the Association of Industrial Engineers of Madrid and of the Spanish Nuclear Society.