Alvaro Díez Alfonso is the coordinator of Instituto Autor. He is a law, and business administration graduate and he has a masters in intellectual property by the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid.He started his career at the intellectual rights collective society AIE. He has provided services to several law firms and strategic consultancy firms specializing in intellectual and industrial property, innovation and business law. Currently, he is the Instituto de Derecho de Autor coordinator. Since 2005 he is the founding partner and president of the electronic music association 3KSC. He is the author of several publications related to the business and legal aspects of cultural industries, and he is a regular speaker at forums regarding these topics.