Jaime Flores studied Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic University in Madrid. Over the last 30 years, he has dedicated his entire professional career to the water sector.
During the 90s, Jaime worked as a manufacturing and R&D manager within the private sector. Following on from this, he joined Canal de Isabel II working within the field of research and development. In 2020, Jaime was appointed as R&D Deputy Director at Canal, a public company which manages the integral water cycle in the region of Madrid.
Jaime has taken part in a wide range of R&D projects such as definition and assessment of a neurotoxicity test using zebra fish embryos, pilot tests of a deodorization system in waste water treatment plants, assessing the gasification of sewage sludge, installed water meter accuracy assessment, water demand reduction for outdoor uses, efficient gardening, and experiences for the recovery of phosphorous from wastewater as struvite. Jaime is currently involved in the development and implementation of NB-IoT Technology for an AMR system.
Jaime is a member of several national and international associations such as IWA (International Water Association) as well as being the formal contact point at “Water Europe” for Canal de Isabel II. At national level, Jaime is the representative for Canal de Isabel II at Madrid Subterra Association and President of the R&D Group at AEAS (Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation Services).
He has published more than 20 technical papers and communications in national and international forums.