Eduardo Orteu Berrocal



Law Degree, Complutense University of Madrid (1996)
Degree, advanced course on Public Policies of the European Union. European Institute for Public Administration, Maastricht, Netherlands (2000)
Master in EU and Spanish Law for the Defence of Competition. Universidad Juan Carlos I, Madrid (2002)
University studies on “Financing for development”. New York University. New York (2012)
Degree, advance course on National Defense. High Center for National Defense Studies, Madrid (2016)

Professional career

Former State Civil Servant (1999)
Parliamentary Advisor, Cabinet of the Minister for Ecological Transition (until August 2019)
Head of the Support Unit, General Water Directorate. Secretariat of State for the Environment. Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment (until July 2019)
Sustainable Development Counsellor, Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations, New York (until September 2012)
Additionally, during his tenure in the Administration he has served in the General Technical Secretariat for the Ministry of the Environment (until August 2008), the Service for the Defence of Competition for the Ministry of the Economy (until January 2003), the General Technical Secretariat for the Ministry of Science and Technology (until February 2002) and the General Technical Secretariat for the Ministry of Public Works (until September 2000)


Regulatory, environmental and water law




“Los nuevos derechos de la democracia medioambiental. Los derechos de acceso a la información medioambiental, de participación pública y de acceso al a justicia en materia de medio ambiente”. Colección ” Conoce tus derechos”. Editorial BOE 2008.
“La reunión de alto nivel de la Asamblea General de NNUU sobre Biodiversidad”. Revista Ambienta. 2010
“La primera reunión del proceso preparatorio de Río+20”. Revista Ambienta. 2010
“La reunión de alto nivel de la Asamblea General sobre Lucha contra la desertificación”. Revista Ambienta. 2011
“El proceso preparatorio de “Río+20””. Boletín de Noticias en el Exterior. 2012º
“The water energy nexus”. Abengoa Water news. 2013
Various articles on water diplomacy, cross-border cooperation and water governance for the magazine Iagua.  2013-2018


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