After a short period of time working for a renewable energy company developing energy studies Oscar worked for the Spanish Precast Concrete Association as sustainability manager and standardisation expert. He also managed R&D projects related to manufacturing processes and nanomaterials. Oscar holds a 5-year engineering degree from the Valladolid University specialized in structures and materials. He speaks Spanish and English. Oscar Nieto joined Construction Products Europe in August 2012.
Oscar has experience of being an expert, a member of secretariats and president of certification and stadardisation committees. He has also worked in the development of sustainability standards by providing his technical knowledge. His responsibilities at Construction Products Europe include following the implementation of the CPR on behalf of the industry and to guarantee a scientific and consistent technical approach. His recognised expertise regarding LCA, EPD and sustainability assessments also allows him to evaluate the risks and opportunities that arise from European initiatives in relation to these issues. Recently he was involved in the development of tools to facilitate digitalisation of construction products information to be used in BIM.