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).
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
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
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