General Director of Water,
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World Hydropower Congress  |  14-16 May 2019  |  Paris


Speaker biography

Manuel Menéndez Prieto is the Water Director in the Spanish Ministry for the Ecological Transition, a position he has held since last year.

Manuel has held several roles within the Spanish government; he served as Technical Director in the Environmental Assessment Area of the former Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Technical Director in the Cabinet of the Deputy Minister of Environment and as an Advisor for public works and environmental issues in the Cabinet of the President.

Previously, Manuel had been an active researcher in Water Management for over 15 years, working in CEDEX, a public research institute belonging to the Ministry of Public Works.

He holds an MSC in Civil Engineering.