PERSONAL INFORMATIONSURNAMES/ NAME: Casado Fernández, EduardoADRESS: C/ Foso Nº 95 2ºB 28300 Aranjuez, MadridTELEPHONE / FAX NR.: +34 918657579MOBILE NR.: +34 678801985E-MAIL ADRESS: firstname.lastname@example.orgNATIONALITY: SPANISHBIRTHDATE & BRITHPLACE: Madrid, October 9th 1.969WORK EXPERIENCEArborist, Agricultural Engineer & Landscape Architect in Árbol Investigación yGestión, S.L.Company specialized in arboriculture works for singular specimens, transplanting,tree anchoring, tree restoring, etc. Consulting firm specialized in urban arboriculture.October 2007 - …Freelance Engineer & Landscape consultantPresently involved in: - Proposals for use of a private owned land (1.000 ha) in the Parque Natural del Curso Medio del Guadarrama (postponed). - Installation in two parks of a centralized irrigation controllers with for a remote management through the Local Council Main Control Unit in Las Rozas (Madrid) (finished) - Project for landscaping the entry ways of the I.M.I.D.R.A. (Madrilenian Agriculture and Rural Development Institute with their initials in Spanish). (light installation not finished). - Collaborating with TECNIGRAL (arboriculture consultants) in the update of urban tree inventory of Madrid (using Arbormap software) (finished) - Report of vegetation present condition in Sector 6 of Miramadrid Urban Development at Paracuellos del Jarama (Madrid) (finished) - Collaborating with S.V.A.M ARQUITECTOS (architecture and urban planning studio) in the following projects: o Landscape study and landscape regulations for the Plan Parcial in the industrial estate in the local council of Torres de la Alameda (Madrid) (in progress). o E.I.A. for the development of the urban planning regulations of a local council in (Segovia) (in progress). o E.I.A. for the development of the urban planning regulations of Perales de Tajuña (Madrid) (in progress). o Landscaping proposal for Madarcos artisan’s site (Madrid) (completed) o Competition for Hospedería de Turismo en Villafranca de los Barros (Badajoz). o Competition for Carboniferous Forest, CIUDEN Ponferrada (Leon). o Various flora inventories. - Project for a 2,3 ha urban park in Fernán Caballero (Ciudad Real) (finished) - Land and ornamental tree value Studies (for Legal Procedures). - E.I.A. Studies. - Landscaping on site works. - Landscape maintenance supervision. - Tree care consultancy & tree care works. - Wastewater treatment using constructed wetlands.
April 2011 – June 2012Teacher of professional qualification modules in Aracove (including mastering theprofessional practice module)Teaching the following modules: - Auxiliary activities in nurseries, gardening centres and landscaping contractors.September 2011 – February 2012Teacher of professional qualification modules in Aracove (including mastering theprofessional practice module)Teaching the following modules: - Gardening construction (planting, irrigation, installation, etc).. - Gardening maintenance.November 2010 – December 2010Teacher of a computer course in FormadTeaching the following programmes for agricultural and forest engineers: - Arquímedes (cost and quantity surveying). - MS Office Project 2007 (project management).March 2010 – July 2010Teacher of professional qualification modules in Fundación Iniciativas SurTeaching the following modules: - Gardening machinery management and garden installations (light, irrigation, etc) management. - Gardening maintenance management.May 2009 – July 2011Landscape Lighting ConsultantHelp to define lighting needs and lighting fixtures in outdoor lighting projects ofarchitects and landscape architects.* WEVER & DUCRÉ nv/sa. (lighting fixtures manufacturer) (www.wever-ducre.com), inMadrid (Spain)October 2008 – October 2009Director of Employment School in “El Encin” (I.M.I.D.R.A.)In charge of all the activities of the school, for providing the workers with the propertheoretical and practical knowledge in gardening and environmental education.
December 2006 – June 2007Nursery manager.Management of nursery, personnel, daily works, stock control, trade management(purchases and sales, providers and clients management, plant quality control inorders, …), etcInstallation design i.e. irrigation, tree support,…* PLANTAS QUILES, S.A (landscaping contractor & nursery) (www.plantasquiles.es),in Azucaica (Toledo)October 2006 – December 2006Plant manager (for the opening the garden centre).Management of garden centre personnel regarding plant daily care andmaintenance.Plant trade management (purchases and sales, providers and clients management,plant quality control in orders, stock control, garden design & budget proposals …)Design and installation of Irrigation system.* BOTÁNICA (garden centre)., (www.botanica.es), in Los Martínez del Puerto (Murcia)April 2006 – October 2006Outdoor plant manager .Management of garden centre personnel regarding outdoor plant daily care andmaintenance.Plant trade management (purchases and sales, providers and clients management,plant quality control in orders, stock control, garden design & budget proposals …)Irrigation system management. Reverse osmosis plant maintenance.* EL JARDÍN (garden centre), Aranjuez (Madrid)December 2004 – MARCH 2006Landscape Architect/ Engineer (inside the technical and sales departments)Site work for private and corporate customers and support for technical team inbigger works i.e. parks.Technical work, planting design, irrigation design, budget elaboration and costestimates, work valuation, technical drawings, suppliers management, plant qualitycontrol in orders, …)CRM* AUXIJAR, S.A (landscaping & garden maintenance contractor) (www.auxijar.es), inMadrid.May 2004 – December 2004Agricultural engineerWorking on varied agricultural projects (irrigation, agricultural buildings, oil-extractionplants, wineries, etc), environmental impact assessment, engineering reports,damage valuation, etc* MODESTO LORENZO ENGINEERING STUDIO , in Toledo.February 2004 – April 2004Landscape Architect/Engineer (inside the technical and sales departments)(Identical activities and responsibilities as described in AUXIJAR).* YEDRA, S.L (landscaping contractor) (www.yedrasl.es), in Madrid.May 2003 – November 2003Landscape consultantCollaboration work in technical areas, cost estimates, technical drawings, supplierscontact, plant quality control in orders, ….
* ARTEJARDÍN (landscaping contractor) (www.jardinactual.com/artejardin), in Madrid.August 2002 – October 2002Nursery manager (as a temporary replacement).(Identical activities and responsibilities as described in PLANTAS QUILES, S.A.).Start of computer nursery stock control system.* VIVEROS RAGA, S.A (landscaping contractor & nursery) (www.gruporaga.com), inMadridDecember 2000 – June 2002Landscaping consultant (in charge of landscaping area)Working inside the engineers & architects team responsible of the project (from theconcept phase till the site work).Preliminary to detail design stages of the landscaping element involved in thedevelopment project.Carrying out detailed research, regarding new techniques and elements used inlandscaping, especially regarding roof gardens.Liaising with clients and preparing for them in conjunction with architects, landscapingproposals, including drawing presentations and cost estimates.Contacting with suppliers involved in the landscape element to evaluate theircapabilities.* aoM Ltd. (lead consultant of Manoel Island and Tignè Point Development)(engineering & architecture studio) (www.midimalta.com/tigne_point.asp), in Sliema(Malta)December 2000 – June 2002Landscaping consultant (in charge of landscaping area)With similar activities and responsibilities described in the former workplace.Projects to be outlined:- Milner Grove, luxury apartment complex.- Villa Jensen (Rabat), luxury villa of 19th century.- Melita Cable Station (Madliena).- Trident House competition (Qormi).- Casa Perellós (Zejtun) luxury villa of 17th century.- Malta Maritime Authority (MMA) building (Marsa).* Architecture Project (architecture studio) (www.ap.com.mt), in Valletta (Malta)June 2000 – December 2002Assistant to the Nursery Manager* Peter Calamatta. The Garden Shop Nursery. (landscaping contractor & gardencentre) (www.calamattalandscapes.com), in San Gwann (Malta)
RESEARCH WORK.- Soil study of Aranjuez area (Madrid province), collaboration work with Prof. VicenteGómez y Miguel from Soil Science & Geology Department from the Escuela TécnicaSuperior de Ingenieros Agrónomos from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, during1991-1992 .- Research work done with Prof. Eduardo Sobrino Vesperinas from Botany andVegetal Protection Unit from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomosfrom Universidad Politécnica de Madrid) since 1994. From the different work donecould be outlined:- Scholarship from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in the project for use of Brassica carinata as an energy crop in the The Outset of a New Crop for Biomass and Industrial Non Food” within UE Programme FAIR,- Legume bushes with the National Institute of Agriculture Reseach (I.N.I.A.).- Conservation techniques and germination viability in dormant seeds and specifically on ilex oak (Quercus ilex) acorns.- Economical and technical analysis of biodiesel production from rapeseed oil and sunflower oil as an renewable energy source.
EDUCATION2011 Environmental Restoration (Specialization Course) by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (U.P.M.).2010 M.A. in Landscape Architecture by Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (U.P.V.).2009 Arboriculture and Urban Tree Management (Specialization Course) by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (U.P.M.).2004 M.Sc. in Agriculture Engineering by Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos from UPM.COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES, SEMINARS– Plan of Visual Quality in the Landscape of the Comunidad Valenciana (178 hrs) organized by Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Urbanismo y Territorio of Comunidad Autónoma Valenciana with the professors Carl Steinitz:, Tess Canfield and Juan Carlos Vargas from Graduate School of Design of Harvard University.– Tree análisis experts meeting (Gerard Passola, Mariano Sánchez & Gabriel Iguiñiz) carried out in the Royal Botanical Gardens of Madrid (organizad by the Spanish Society of Arboriculture) (june 2012).- Tree Dismanting Technical Meeting (Organized by the Spanish Arboriculture Association (AEA) (April 2011)- Technical Meeting on Remote Control for Irrigation Systems (National Center for Irrigation Technology (CENTER)) (May 2011).- Tree worker & climbing specialist course (35 hrs 2 pupils) (Escuela de Poda en Altura Alto Valle del Lozoya with the CARVE climbing system)- Normalization and Certifying in the Irrigation Equipment (CENTER) (March 2011).- The Energy from Plants II, seminar (Fundación Gas Natural) (February 2011).– Congress on Ecological Assesment on Rivers in South Eastern Europe (organized by Proyecto RICOVER (co financed by Junta de Extremadura, UE & SUDOE Interreg) (October 2010).– IV Seminar about Ancient Trees of Spain (Ancient Trees and Forests Management) (organized by Gerard Passola and the Spanish Society of Arboriculture) (October 2010).– Vegetated Landscape in Seaside Valencian Wetlands: Lagoons, Marhes and River banks (organized by U.P.V.) (July 2010).– Seminar on Threats and Good Management Principles for Singular Trees. (organizad by RUNA, Fundación Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente) (November 2009).– International Seminar on Mediterranean Wetlands Management (organized by U.P.V.) (October 2009).– International Seminar on Private Management of Landscapes and State Owned Forests. (Iberflora )(October 2009).– First European Turfgrass Society Field Days (organized by U.P.V. )(April 2009).– V Seminar on Public Golf Courses (organized by San Roque’s (Cadiz) Local Council and AEPJP)(March 2009).– Seminar on Public Participation Process on Lansdcape Planning (organized by Fundación Paisaje during EXPO 2008) (June 2008).– European Conference on Invasive Alien Species (organized by Fundación Biodiversidad), (January 2008).– Greenhouse design Course (20 hrs), at Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos, organized by Agrojunior.
– Course in Farm Machinery Works (30 hrs), at Centro de Capacitación y Experimentación Agraria de la Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, en Marchamalo (Guadalajara).– Course in Environmental Impact Assessment (240 hrs), at Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos, organized by Grupo Ecologista de Agrónomos and Agrojunior.– Course in Specialist in pruning [(tree species (30 hrs) + (woody ornamental species (30 hrs)] at la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos, organized by Arboriculture Unit, Plant Production Department.– Course in Computer ·3D Modelling and Animation applied to Engineering Projects, (210 h), at Escuela de Ingeniería Técnica de Obras Públicas (U.P.M), organized by Technical Drawing Department.
PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCESLANGUAGES.English (proficiency/bilingual) understood, spoken and written. (Negotiation).(Working abroad (Malta), from July 2000 till June 2002, using English in the working andsocial context).COMPUTER SKILLS.OPERATIVE SYSTEMS.Windows operating systems.INTERNETWeb browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera Chrome).E-mail applications (Eudora, Lotus Notes, Mozilla Thunderbird, Outlook, OutlookExpress)SOFTWARE LEVEL Adobe Acrobat Professional (*.PDF files creation and Advanced management) Adobe Illustrator Intermediate Adobe Photoshop Intermediate A.M. Meridian (file organizing and management) Basic ARCPAD (mobile GIS) Intermediate ARCGIS (GIS) Intermediate Arquímedes (cost and quantity surveying) Advanced Autocad (2D y 3D) Advanced Corel Draw Intermediate DIALux 3.(Lightning simulator) Basic Freehand Intermediate gvSIG (GIS) Intermediate Menfis (cost and quantity surveying) Intermediate Micro Station V.8 (2D, 3D and Animation) Intermediate MS Office Professional Excel Advanced Access Intermediate Word Advanced Power Point Advanced MS Project Advanced Open Office Intermediate Panel de Gestión (SP Software) (stock management and Intermediate trade management) Photo Modeller Basic Presto (cost and quantity surveying) Intermediate 3D Studio Max R.5, Intermediate Rhinoceros 3.0 (3D modelling) Intermediate Vectorworks (Landmark) BasicDRIVING LICENCE.Spanish type B
PUBLISHED ARTICLESAs a result of the aforementioned research works, there have been published thefollowing articles:- Casado Fernández, E. & Sobrino Vesperinas, E. (1995). "Producción de Biodiesel.Costes Agrícolas e Industriales". Revista Agricultura, 757: 680-687.- Sobrino Vesperinas, E. & Casado Fernández, E. (1995). "Producción de Biodiesel entierras marginales utilizando girasol (Helianthus anuus L.) en siembra invernal yprimaveral". Boletín ITEA, 17 :- Sobrino Vesperinas, E. & Casado Fernández, E. (1995). "Análisis conjunto de loscostes agrícolas e industriales de la producción de Biodiesel en tierras retiradas decultivo". Proceedings de la Conferencia Internacional de Mecanización Agraria. 28thFeria Internacional de Mecanización Agrícola FIMA 95. Zaragoza (España).- Sobrino Vesperinas, E. & Casado Fernández, E. (1995). "Survey on Current Rapeseedin Spain". Bulletin du Groupe Consultatif International de Recherche sur le Colze (París),11: 65.- Sobrino Vesperinas, E. & Casado Fernández, E. (1997). "Método rápido de valoraciónde la viabilidad de bellotas de Quercus ilex L. mediante técnicas cromatográficas" ("Aquick method to estimate Quercus ilex L. acorns viability using chromatograpictechnics"). Cuadernos de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales, 4: 61-67- Sobrino Vesperinas, E. & Casado Fernández, E. (1996). "An up-to-date overview ofrapeseed cultivation in Spain". Bulletin du Groupe Consultatif International de Recherchesur le Colze (París), 1: 64-65.- Sobrino E., Casado E. & Viviani Ana B. (1999). “Técnicas para conservar en buenestado las bellotas de encina”.( Techniques for good conservation of ilex oak acorns)Quercus, 166: 28 – 30.ADDITIONAL DATA- Member or the Spanish Association of Arboriculture.- Member of the Spanish Association of Landscape Architects- Good travelling disponibility.- Car owner.- Knowledge of work risk assessment procedures.- Horticopia Professional XP owner,-REFERENCESReference documents related to the Works, courses and published articles can berequested as well as recommendation letters. Aranjuez, January 6th 2013