Head, CSIC Research Group "Meteorites and Planetary Geosciences"
Director, Spanish Planetology and Astrobiology Network (REDESPA)
Science Officer, "Origins and Astrobiology". Division of Planetary and Solar System Sciences, European Geosciences Union (EGU)
Regional Coordinator in Spain, TPS-Spain, The Planetary Society
Goodwill Ambassador of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf)
Founder/Head (CSIC) of the Associate Unit (CSIC-UVA) "Raman and IR Spectroscopy in Cosmogeochemistry and Astrobiology" ERICA
Former Head, Department of Planetology and Habitability, CAB (CSIC-INTA)
Ex-Vice Chairman of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (UNCSTD).