Santiago García has a Degree in Physics from UCM, Madrid. For 27 years he worked at Tajamar Institute in Madrid, first as VET teacher in Electronics and ICT, and from 1999 to 2015 also as Principal of the VET College inside the Institute. During those years he participated in several European projects related to innovation and guidance in VET, as well as in several EfVET Conferences.
In September 2015 he was appointed as General Secretary of CECE (Spanish Confederation of Schools). He collaborates actively with the regional and national Spanish educational authorities in several working groups for the updating and improvement of VET, including the dual VET Alliance, which is fostering the implementation of this system in Spain.
Since this February Santiago García is representing EfVET and VET4EU2 at the Working Group on VET stablished by the European Commission as part of the European strategy on education and training, ET 2020.
Moreover he was elected as President of EfVET in September 2016!