Alberto Garrido is Professor of Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics and Vice-Rector for Quality and Efficiency at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Has a Bachelor Degree and (with MSc recognition) in Agricultural Engineering (1989); a Masters in Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics from the University of California, Davis (1992) and a Doctoral Degree in Agricultural Economics from the UPM (1996). He has been the principal investigator of more than 70 research projects, including several international competitive ones for IFAD, European Commission, PepsiCo, European Parliament and various other public and private institutions. In 2005-2006, he was a visiting Scholar at University of California, Berkeley. Has worked professionally in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Nicaragua, Panama, Portugal, Suriname, The Netherlands, UK, US, and Vietnam. Presently, he serves in the Board of Directors of IMDEA-Food, and in the Board of the Fundación General de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. In 2016, he was appointed Director of the Water Observatory of the Botin Foundation. Between 2007 and 2008, he helped create the Research Centre of Agricultural and Environmental Risks (CEIGRAM) a Research centre of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), and appointed its Director between 2010 and 2014.
Past Rosenberg Alberto has served on the Rosenberg Advisory Committee since 1996.