Esteban De Manuel Keenoy, MD, University of Navarra, holds a Master degree in Community Health, University of London (LSHTM) and a Specialist degree in Family Medicine, Autonomous University of Madrid. Has a career in management in health and scientific institutions. From 1983 to 2002 he was in Andalucía, first as Regional Director of Primary Health Care and Health Promotion and later, as Academic Director of the Andalucian School of Public Health.
From 2003 to 2011 he has been CEO of the Institute of Health Sciences of Aragón, responsible for Health R&D and knowledge management in the Region of Aragon, in Northeast Spain. Since July 2011 he is in charge of Kronikgune, the Basque Centre for Health Services Research and Chronicity set up by the Basque Government within the R&D strategy to confront ageing, chronic diseases and healthy living.
He has been involved in national and international projects advising public health and health systems development. His main expertise is on strategic management, human resources development and knowledge management in health services and research.