Álvaro De La Riva

Álvaro De La Riva

Álvaro De La Riva

Counsellor, Embassy of Spain in Moscow

Biography

2015-present: Counsellor for Cultural Affairs at t he Spanish Embassy in Moscow

2011-2015: Spanish Ambassador in Tallinn, Estonia

2007-2011: Deputy Head of Mission at the Spanish Embassy in Athens, Greece

2005-2007: Deputy Head of Mission at the Spanish Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam

2002-2003: Deputy Chief of Staff at the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs and Development Cooperation

2001-2002: Desk Officer for South America and Mercosur Member States, MFA

1997-2001: Counsellor of the Spanish Embassy in Mexico

1994-1997: Head of the Spanish Economic and Commercial Mission in Colombia

1992-1994: Head of the Spanish Economic and Commercial Mission in Algeria

1990-1992: Advisor at the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

1985-1987: Chief coordinator for Special Press Reports in: Macau (The Washington Post), Brunei (The Sunday Times), Pakistan (Paris-Match), Jordan (Paris-Match), Turkey (New York Post), Finland (New York Post), Singapore (New York Post)

1984-1985: Certificat d´études politiques, Institut d´Etudes Politiques de Paris, France

1984:  Degree on Political Science at the Universidad Complutense, Madrid

1980-1983: Bachelor of Science Economics at The London School of Economics and Political Science (Honours)