Javier Montero is Full Professor at the Department of Statistics and Operational Research, Faculty of Mathematics, Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Complutense University since 1982 and has been leading research projects since 1987. He is author of more than 100 research papers in refereed journals such as Approximate Reasoning, Computational Intelligent Systems, Computer and Operational Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, General Systems, Human and Ecological Risk Assesment, IEEE Transactions on Neural Nerworks, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Information Sciences, Intelligent Systems, Journal of Algorithms, Knowledge Based Systems, Kybernetes, Kybernetika, Mathware, Multiple Valued Logic, New Mathematics and Natural Computation, Non Linear Analysis, Omega, OR Spectrum, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Remote Sensing, Soft Computing, Top, and Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knwledge-Based Systems, plus a similar number of refereed papers as book chapters. His research interests are in Aggregation Operators, Preference Representation, Multicriteria Decision Aid, Group Decision Making, System Reliability Theory and Classification problems, mainly viewed as application of Fuzzy Sets Theory. He has been the President of the European Association for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT), Vice-President of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA), and Dean at the Faculty of Mathematics, Complutense University of Madrid, with more than 18 years in different academic management positions at the University. He has been also Vice-Rector at his University, and currently he is President Elect of IFSA.