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- PATRICIO MONTESINOS (Ph.D. on Innovation, MSC in Computer Engineering & MBA from the UPV. is Head of Unit of the Lifelong Learning Centre of the Universidad Politècnica de Valencia (CFP-UPV) from 1992.
- He has been Chairman of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) Working Group on Continuing Engineering Education (1998-2004). Chairman of the SEFI 2004 Annual Conference, chairman of the 2010 EAIR Annual Conference. Chairman of the IACEE 2012 World Conference in VALENCIA (SPAIN) and member of Council of the International Association of Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE) Steering Committee from 1998. Vice-rector for “non-academic” Staff of the UPV (2003-2006), Member of the SEFI Bureau (2001-2005). Member of the European University Continuing Education Association (EUCEN) Steering Committee (2004-2008). Vice-president and co-founder of the “RED de EDUCACIÓN CONTINUA para Latinoamérica y Europa” (RECLA) (2003-2007).
- He is member of the COLUMBUS Comité de Educación Continua from October 1996. Member of the Experts Committee of the CONOCIMIENTO y DESARROLLO Foundation. Member of the Valencian Fair for Higher Education Executive Committee (from 2000). Founder of the UPV Alumni Association (1991). Under his direction, the CFP got ISO 9000 certifications and EFQM awards (400+). Main responsible of more than 40 national and international projects developed in the Continuing Education Centre of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Author of more than 50 articles, 3 books and 8 book chapters about Continuing Education Management, E.learning Management and Production and University Quality Management. Coauthor of the UniQM & DAETE tools for excellence management and the IACEE Quality