He started his career at NATO when Spain joined the organization and has a wide experience in multilateral affairs after posts in the Spanish Mission to the UN (1990-93) and NATO itself (1996-2000). He has also worked in conflict situations after serving as Spanish Ambassador to the ISAF Command Chain in Afghanistan after the end of the war (2004-2005). Mr Losada occupied other significant positions in the Spanish Diplomatic Service such as Ambassador in Nigeria (2006-11) and Kuwait (2011-14). After working as Spanish Ambassador at Large for Libya and the Sahel, he was named EU Special Representative for the Sahel in December 2015. He graduated in Law at the University of Navarre with Honors.