Iñigo Sagardoy de Simón was born in Madrid, Spain, on 19 October 1968.

He has been a member of the College of Lawyers of Madrid since 1992. His academic background includes studying at the faculty of law of ICADE and he has a doctorate in employment law and social security. He has also completed a programme of instruction for lawyers at Harvard Law School (1998) and a course on leading professional service firms at Harvard Business School (2002).

He is a senior lecturer of employment law at the University Francisco de Vitoria and is a professor of employment law on the master’s degree programme in labour advocacy (CEU– Madrid), and is also a member of the National Jurisprudence Academy.

Iñigo is the author of publications on employment and social security issues.