Of Spanish nationality, David Mogollón is an agricultural engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, with a Master of Business Administration from Instituto de Empresa de Madrid. He started his professional career in the private sector, joining the European Commission in 2005 (Directorate General for Agriculture). Between 2010 and 2020, he worked on advancing the EU nutrition agenda in a number of countries occupying different positions. For example, he took the position of Head of the Food Security, Rural Development, and State Reform section at the EU Delegation in Mali (2010-2013). Between 2013 and 2017 he was Head of the Rural Development and Food Security Section at the EU Delegation in Ethiopia. In 2017 he was appointed EU Head of Cooperation in Honduras, where food security and nutrition was one of the priority sectors. Between 2021 and 2022 he has done consultancy work for the United Nations to support their Strategic Planning in Latin America and worked with GIZ under the Capacity for Nutrition (C4N) project to support the EU at Headquarters and Delegations on nutrition related issues. Currently he is the Head of Cooperation of the EU to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, Trinidad and Tobago, the OECS, and CARICOM/CARIFORUM.