Our Team2019-04-10T09:35:43+01:00
OIHANE C. BASURKO (AZTI)
OIHANE C. BASURKO (AZTI)Coordinator of BLUENET project
BSc in Environmental Science, MSc Environmental Engineering completed her PhD degree in the field of sustainability assessment of marine technologies at Newcastle University, UK (2010). She has worked in national and international projects on ballast water management, carbon footprint analysis of shipping, and marine environmental and social sustainability.
AMAIA BARRENA (AZTI)
AMAIA BARRENA (AZTI)Senior Researcher. Responsible for the Administrations’ Programmes area.
She looks for funding opportunities, especially funding coming from Public Administrations (whether regional, national or international) for the research and development activities and projects carried out at AZTI. She is currently participating as administrative and economic management contact point for more than 10 international projects, being 5 of them project coordinated by AZTI.
IRENE RUIZ (AZTI)
IRENE RUIZ (AZTI)BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Coastal and Port Engineering.
Passionate about the ocean and particulary motivated in the issue of litter pollution. Since 2018 I’m developing my PhD thesis aiming at the determination mainly of sources, pathways and accumulation areas of floating macro litter in the SE of the Bay of Biscay.
IRENE RUIZ (AZTI)
IRENE RUIZ (AZTI)BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Coastal and Port Engineering.
Passionate about the ocean and particulary motivated in the issue of litter pollution. Since 2018 I’m developing my PhD thesis aiming at the determination mainly of sources, pathways and accumulation areas of floating macro litter in the SE of the Bay of Biscay.
LEIRE ARANZAMENDI (AZTI)
LEIRE ARANZAMENDI (AZTI)Senior Researcher
Expert in fish nutrition and offshore aquaculture production, has been responsible for more than 20 projects related to aquaculture. She conducts research projects to develop sustainable aquaculture in the Basque Country, by developing technical, environmental and socio-economic feasibility studies for stakeholders and local Government.
MARGA ANDRÉS. (AZTI)
MARGA ANDRÉS. (AZTI)Marine Researcher
She is involved in studies about the Socio-economic effects of management measures of the future CFP (SOCIOEC), bio economic modelling (FLBEIA), economic viability of aquaculture and fisheries business. She is also involved in economic analysis of fishing marine litter in a Life project (LEMA) and she is also involved in certification of fisheries (MSC).
SAIOA RAMOS. (AZTI)
SAIOA RAMOS. (AZTI)Researcher
With a PhD in Environmental Agrobiology and a degree in Biology from the University of the Basque Country, Saioa Ramos is a researcher in the Efficient and sustainable process Department of the Food Research Division at AZTI. She has experience evaluating the environmental impact of several food sectors, such us wild fisheries, aquaculture, dairy products or local agricultural products.
MARIA C. UYARRA. (AZTI)
MARIA C. UYARRA. (AZTI)Researcher
BSc in Biology, MSc in Applied Ecology and Conservation. Holds a PhD degree in the field of sustainable management of marine tourism University of East Anglia, UK (2009). She has worked as interdisciplinary researcher for more than fifteen years, applying social, economic and environmental sciences, to carried out projects in the fields of: ecosystem services, marine protected areas, management of marine resources, implementation of marine legislation, ocean literacy, tourism and climate change.
SAIOA RAMOS. (AZTI)
SAIOA RAMOS. (AZTI)Researcher
He is PhD in Biology and researcher in AZTI-Marine Research since 1995. Expert in marine ecology, integrated assessment of marine health status and marine biodiversity. He has worked in more than 100 national and international projects, has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific and technical documents, co-authored more than 130 communications for international scientific conferences. He participates as a teacher in several postgraduate MSC.
ASIER ASUETA. (GAIKER)
ASIER ASUETA. (GAIKER) Chemical engineer and researcher
Chemical Engineer and Researcher in the Environment and Recycling area of GAIKER. Leader of the recycling process development for the BLUENET Project.
BORJA SIERRA. (GAIKER)
BORJA SIERRA. (GAIKER)Chemical Analyst and technician.
Chemical Analyst and technician specialized in plastic processing and recycling processes at GAIKER. Within the BLUENET Project he will be responsible for waste sampling, characterization and final processing.
DAVID IRIBARNEGARAI. (GAIKER)
DAVID IRIBARNEGARAI. (GAIKER)Chemical Analyst and technician.
Chemical Analyst and technician specialized in waste treatment and separation and in applications with high added value for recycled materials. Within the BLUENET project he will be responsible for waste sampling and the operations required for the recycling of marine litter plastic waste.

DANIELE SPINELLI. (NTT)
DANIELE SPINELLI. (NTT)Chemical and technological researcher
He has obtained the PhD degree in Chemical Sciences from the University of Siena (Italy). Since 2017, he is working in NTT as member of the chemical and technological research unit. Experiences in funded projects: Biscol and Smartpro (FP Programme), Photocitytex (Life Programme), Optisolv (Eurotransbio), Waste2Fuels, Ecobulk and Bio4Self (H2020).

MANUEL GONZÁLEZ CORBACHO. (ITSASKORDA)
MANUEL GONZÁLEZ CORBACHO. (ITSASKORDA)Manager & CEO
General operations manager, responsible for the financial and productivity issues, ensuring the correct functioning of the Company.
He has large experience in production process, since he has been involved in all areas of the value chain since 1975.

JOSE MARIA SAN MARTÍN. (ITSASKORDA)
JOSE MARIA SAN MARTÍN. (ITSASKORDA)General Director
He has deep knowledge of the sector, the competence and trendies. He is responsible for stablishing the sales strategies and pricing, designing the commercialization routes, managing clients portfolio, etc.
He has large experience in the maritime sector, having worked closed to the end user during the last 20 years.

SAIOA GONZÁLEZ AZCARATE. (ITSASKORDA)
SAIOA GONZÁLEZ AZCARATE. (ITSASKORDA)Chief Financial Officer
She is responsible for the global coordination of all financial aspects: accounting, taxation, assets, internal & external audits, financial analysis, etc.

JON REMENTERÍA LARRUCEA. (ITSASKORDA)
JON REMENTERÍA LARRUCEA. (ITSASKORDA)Product engineer & Quality Manager
He is responsible for supervising all the processes and methods applied during the product development, ensuring that all quality standards are fulfilled.

LARA ALONSO BAÑUELOS. (ITSASKORDA)
LARA ALONSO BAÑUELOS. (ITSASKORDA)Planning & Organizational engineer
She is responsible for planning all resources needed in the production line, including the need for specific consumables and the required amounts. She also participates in the product design and the manufacturing process, stablishing the work plan based on the active orders. She is responsible for the warehouse management system.

ANTONIO GONZÁLEZ CORBACHO. (ITSASKORDA)
ANTONIO GONZÁLEZ CORBACHO. (ITSASKORDA)Production Manager
He is responsible for the correct functioning of the production area, ensuring the correct compliance with the company objectives and policies, managing the processes, methods and timing.

JESSICA GARCÍA MARTÍN. (ITSASKORDA)
JESSICA GARCÍA MARTÍN. (ITSASKORDA)Specialist Operator
Product development and manufacturing with large experience in the sector.