Juan was born in Mexico and five years later moved to the country of his mother’s heritage, Ireland. He went to University College Dublin to undertake his medical degree. After completing his internship, he moved to Aotearoa New Zealand to take advantage of the impressive outdoor activities where he lived for three years before moving to Tasmania.

Juan completed his EM training at the Royal Hobart Hospital, where he also he met his wife.

Juan now works within the Tasmanian Health Service and is also completing his Fellowship in diving and hyperbaric medicine. Juan's career passion is nurturing future doctors and ensuring that EM continues to grow.

Outside of work, Juan spends time with his ever-growing family and enjoys any sport.