Adolfo got involved in the first elections in Bosnia in 1996 after the end of the Balkan war. Since then, he has been working for the Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for the Security and Cooperation in Europe as a Short-Term and Long-Term Observer, Supervisor, Registration Officer, International Adjudicator and from 2006 as an Election Analyst.

He was also Deputy Chief Observer of the Carter Center and was a Regional Coordinator with the Organization of American States. For a few years he worked for the European Commission as an Election Desk Officer designing and launching a number of Election Observation Missions. He has also participated in some Technical Assistance Missions with the UNDP, the European Commission, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems and the Council of Europe. He has participated in 3 UN Peacekeeping Operations (Rwanda, Guatemala and RDC). He has been an accredited BRIDGE facilitator since 2009 and a trainer for the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the former European Commission´s Network for Enhanced Electoral and Democratic Support. He recently joined the European Commission´s Election Observation and Democratic Support as a trainer for Core Team candidates. He studied international trade and conflict resolution and has worked with elections in on five continents.