Dr Juan Cayon Pena

Professional facet as a teacher

Chancellor of Nebrija University from 2014 to 2020. His university administrative career includes minor positions such as Director of the Department, to one-person positions in the university government, such as Secretary General, Vice Chancellor for Institutional Relations, and Vice Chancellor for International Relations at two different Universities. He has participated in collegiate university governing bodies at the Comillas Pontifical University while he was an undergraduate student, at the European University of Madrid and the Nebrija University already in his professional phase, without interruption, from 1987 to the present.
Throughout his teaching career, which began in 1993, he has taught uninterruptedly up to the present in a range of subjects and subjects that cover all his areas of specialty. He was positively evaluated on that day by the Madrid agency as an accredited professor and has been appointed visiting professor at various foreign universities. In 2022, he received the Jean Monnet EUDEFENCE Chair from the European Union, the first European Security and Defense chair awarded in Spain.
During this time, he has been a Collaborating Professor in the Management of the Ministry of Justice and the Training and Improvement Division of the National Police, as well as a lecturer at other prestigious Universities such as the Sorbonne University in Paris, the University of Buenos Aires, the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile or the Higher Center for National Defense Studies (CESEDEN).

Professional facet as a researcher and disseminator

Although, as is evident, his profile is oriented towards professional university management, he has tried to keep the research and dissemination mission active. Notwithstanding the preceding, he has published 22 book chapters in indexed publishers such as Aranzadi Thompson-Reuters, Cambridge Scholar Publishing or Springer, and seven research articles in indexed journals such as Revista General de Derecho Administrativo, Boletín Mexicano de Derecho comparativo or Northern Kentucky Law. Review, also directing doctoral theses.
In the same way, he has actively participated in numerous academic meetings, seminars, discussion forums, and congresses in his academic specialties, even spending time, on rare occasions, to be a member of the editorial board of a scientific journal or text reviewer for others.
He is a corresponding academic at the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation, where he is a member of the Ibero-American Law Section and a member of the permanent seminar on Natural Law; He is also a corresponding academic at the Puerto Rico Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Fellow at the World Academy of Arts and Sciences. He belongs to the Spanish chapter of the PUGWASH Movement (Nobel Peace Prize 1995). Full member of the Bolzano-based Antonio Rosmini Institute of European Studies. President of the CICA International Foundation. For his academic and personal merits, he has been awarded the Grand Cross for Naval Merit by the Ministry of Defense of Spain, and internationally, among others, he was recognized with the Medal of the Colombian War School and the academic distinction of the General Directorate. of Schools of the National Police of Colombia.

Professional side as a lawyer

As a lawyer in uninterrupted practice since 1991 and up to the present, he has led his own office with national and international clients, accumulating considerable experience both in litigation in court and in the external legal advice on problems related to his professional specialty, which As a lawyer, he mainly covers public and competition law. From 2008 to 2022 and due to his mixed qualities as a lawyer and professor, he directed the Master’s Degree in Legal Practice at the Centro de Estudios Garrigues, of which he has also been a professor and which has been recognized since its inception in the said year as the most or one of the most reputable in all of Spain.The Madrid Bar Association also appointed him a member of the Sectoral Commission for Military Law and Security, of which he was Vice President.Finally, also as a lawyer, he has been distinguished with the Peruvian Bar Association at the proposal of the Lima Bar Association and, more recently, with the First Class Distinguished Cross of the Order of San Raimundo de Peñafort by the Ministry of Justice. Of the Kingdom of Spain. His latest recognition as a lawyer and professor has been the Ibero-American Human Rights Award granted by the Ibero-American Academy of Legal and Victimological Sciences, Victim Law and Human Rights based at the Mexican Institute of Victimology.