Carlos is the Spanish representative of EfVET, coordinating the National Board composed of 27 members from VET organisations, regional and national school associations.
Carlos de Olagüe Smithson studied Telecommunications Engineering (UPM) and a Master in Power Electronics (FernUni Hagen). His Doctorate in Education (UAM) was a research about Erasmus funding in VET.
Carlos is responsible for International Affairs at the Spanish association FP Empresa formed by more than 400 public and private VET schools. He is the Director of the VET High School IES Pedro de Tolosa in Madrid and Academic Coordinator at the University Carlos III.