Alvaro Vives is the Technical Training and Development Team Manager for the RIPE NCC's Learning & Development department.
Within the Leanring & Development department, he started as a technical trainer and subject matter expert (SME). As a SME, he contributed to the development of training materials and professional certification exams. His role as a trainer involved frequent travel throughout the RIPE NCC service region (Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia) to deliver training courses on behalf of the RIPE NCC on a number of topics, including Local Internet Registries, IPv6, BGP, Security, RIPE NCC services, the RIPE Database and the Routing Registry.
Before joining the RIPE NCC, Alvaro worked as consultant, project manager, trainer and network and systems administrator.