(Durango, Bizkaia, 1964). He took a degree in Art History at the Complutense University of Madrid in 1987. He began his career in 1986, running Ikeder (Bilbao), a company of cultural services, until 1994. This year he joined the sub-directorate general of National Museum Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, where he stayed until 1996. From 1996 to 2002 he became the director of Fine Arts Museum of Bilbao, contributing to modernize its activity and facilities. From 2002 to 2017 he directed El Prado National Museum. In 2017 he was appointed to direct, once again, the Fine Arts Museum of Bilbao.
Interview: Begoña Marañón
Begoña Marañón is the regional director of Cadena SER Euskadi and director of Radio Bilbao from 10 years now. He has directed Radio San Sebastián and Localia Gipuzkoa Televisión (2004-2007), has been general director of Canal 4 Navarra Televisión (2000-2004), sales director of Cadena SER Euskadi and assistant director of Radio Bilbao (1996-2000), director of Radio Irun (1990-1996) and the coordinator of music stations in Radio San Sebastián (1982-1990). He has a degree in Humanities and Communication and a degree in History by the University of Deusto.