A member of senior management at NRGI, Luis leads the support services team and performs administrative oversight. Luis’ responsibilities include risk management, finance, compliance, IT and human resources.
Luis joined NRGI in April 2020 after three years as chief financial officer at Water For People.
Luis started his career in finance as a treasurer and accountant for two regional associations in Spain. After working as a financial advisor at Bilbao Vizcaya Bank, he transitioned to the non-for-profit sector. At Action Against Hunger he served as the financial and administrative director in Haiti, from 1997 to 1999. He then led financial oversight of all Madrid-managed missions worldwide as the field operation finance director, a position he held until the end of 2005. In 2006, Luis joined Action Against Hunger USA as director of grant compliance and field financial controller, based in New York. In 2012, Luis became Action Against Hunger USA’s chief financial officer. In total he dedicated more than 20 years to serving those who suffer hunger or lack access to clean water.
Luis is a native of Bilbao, Spain. He earned degrees in economics from universities in Bilbao and Lille, France. He has also taken doctoral courses in international economy and development from the Basque Country University in Spain. He speaks five languages fluently.