About me


My name is Carlos Roberto Rodrigo Turner, I am , I work at Técnica y Avance and I live in Madrid with my wife Mar.


I was born on the 14th of July, 1985 at the Hospital de la Paloma, they named me Carlos Roberto [1]. My father Angel is Spanish and my mother Christine is Scottish, I have a sister who is 2 years younger than I am.

I went to daycare until at 3 or 4 years I entered the Colegio Calasancio , where I would stay until I finished high school. Then I obtained a BSc in Quantity Surveying from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and later a Degree in Administration and Finance from the Clara del Rey Institute.

I have worked at Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren and Repsol. I have done internships in the Architecture studio of Fernando Espinosa de los Monteros (EME) and in the Architecture Studio of Cristina Ramos (Nuevo Estudio). I have participated in the development of new construction works (196 VPOs in Getafe) and in emblematic buildings as well as in the Rehabilitation and landscaping of Palacio de Arenas de San Pedro.

I have also worked as a translator (English and French) and as an advisor, in courts for selective processes of the Community of Madrid and in the drafting of the document Document of Madrid on the conservation of the heritage of the 20th century. I have developed websites for law firms. lawyers (ERA Abogados and VDT Abogados), construction companies (Ardelia), Religious Congregations and Dchools.

I currently work in Técnica y Avance as the day-to-day head of the spare parts department and managing the digital transformation. Until I was about 13 I played Football at the Racing Argüelles, at 13 I started playing rugby, and for 10 years I played with Yhe Real Canoe Club. After multiple injuries I began practicing boxing.

(1) Carlos for my mother’s father who died when she was young and Roberto for my mother’s stepfather.

Scope of interests

Energy, Climate change and clean tech
Money, Fintech and economy
Mental models
Online Security
Big data
Startup and corporate innovation
Possible futures & fiction