Dr. Francisco Javier Vázquez Matilla is a lawyer of the bar Association of Pamplona. He is a member of the expert group on public procurement of the European Commission.
He is PhD (Public University of Navarra), where he also earned a law degree. His doctoral thesis ( The modification of public contracts) was rated cum laude and published by Thomson Reuters.
Master in Specialization and Research in Law with mention of specialization in economic, social and territorial Administrative Law from the University of Zaragoza.
He has participated in international contracting advice on procurement.
He has been member of the Administrative Court Public Contracts of Navarra (2013 – 2016) .
For 12 years (2004-2016) has developed internal advice and management of public procurement of areas of strategic projects and works, and Urban Conservation of the City of Pamplona. Secretary of the Monitoring Committee of Public Procurement of the City. He has represented in recruitment in the courts of all levels and instances.
He is Associate Professor of Administrative Law at the Public University of Navarra.He has given numerous lectures on public procurement around the world.
He has published a monograph on the modification of contracts and more than twenty articles on doctrinal magazines and books in Spain, Portugal, Mexico and Belgium.
Among other merits he has participated as a technical member since 2013 of the Commission on Information Society and New Technologies of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP).
He is an academic member in different research projects, such as public University of Navarre (Environment and procurement), PLAN, Procurement Law Academic Network, Public Contracts in Legal Globalization, or The Research Network on EU Administrative Law.
He has drafted various bills in Spain on public procurement, corruption, transparency, social and environmental criteria, …