The General Secretariat is in charge of the management of the CYTED Programme, under the direction of the General Assembly. The General Secretariat includes the technical management bodies of CYTED, which are the Area Committees, each headed by a manager expert in each area of ​​interest of the Programme.

The Area Managers are appointed by the General Assembly for a period of two years and may be elected for a further period. It also includes the Scientific Coordinator and the technical staff that provides support in the secretariat at the headquarters located in Madrid (Spain).

Secretary General

 Alberto Majó Piñeyrúa (Montevideo, 1962) is the current Secretary General of the CYTED Programme. He is an Agronomist graduated from the University of the Republic (Uruguay), having also studied Economics at the Institute of Economics of Montevideo. Later he specialized in management of science, technology and innovation.


Former Secretaries General

He was manager of the Agrofood area in CYTED and also member of the committee of this area. He was likewise advisor to the Board of International Cooperation and Projects and Director of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay.

2003 – 2012 .- Fernando Aldana Mayor

1998 – 2003.- José Antonio Cordero

1997 – 1998.- Horacio Díaz del Barco

1989 – 1996.- Jesús Sebastián Audina

1986 – 1989.- Manuel Casero Nuño

1984 – 1986.- Eduardo Lechuga Jiménez

General Secretariat

Coordinador Científico Tecnológico
  D.Ángel Luis Corbí

Responsable Gestión Económica
  Pilar Moreno Escribano


  Responsable Gestión de Acciones (I+D+i)
  Sandra Mazoteras Moreno


  Responsable Innovación y Logistica
  María José Penas García


  Responsable Comunicación e Imagen
  Iván Molinero Recio