Vicente-Juan Ballester Olmos
Born, Valencia, Spain, 1948. Vice-president and Research Director, Fundación anomalía (Anomaly Foundation, not-for-profit organization, founded 1997). Member/representative/consultant: MUFON, J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, Society for Scientific Exploration, NARCAP, RIAP, European Journal of UFO and Abduction Studies, etc.
Professionally: Manager, Insurance, Benefits and Pensions, Ford Motor Co, Spain (employed since 1976).
UFO researcher with 30+ years experience. Author of five books (forwarded by Dr. J. Allen Hynek, Dr. Jacques Vallée, and Dr. Richard Haines). Author of 300+ publications, including technical papers and reports (full bibliography in English available through internet at link: http://www.anomalia.org/bibliog1.pdf
Sample of papers published:
"Type-1 Phenomena in Spain and Portugal" (with Dr, Jacques Vallée), Flying Saucer Review Special Issue 4, August 1971
"Sociology of Iberian Landings" (with Dr. Jacques Vallée), Flying Saucer Review, Vol. 17:4, July-August 1971
"Record and Analysis of the Spanish Negative Landings", Flying Saucer Review, Vol, 18:4, July-August 1972
"Quantification of the Law of the Times", Data-Net Report, June 1972
"Biometric Data in 19 UFO Occupant Cases", Flying Saucer Review, Vol. 19:3, May-June 1973
"A Catalogue of 200 Type-I UFO Events in Spain and Portugal", Center for UFO Studies, April 1976
"Are UFO Sightings Related to Population?", in Proceedings of the 1976 CUFOS Conference, Center for UFO Studies, May 1976
"Dramatic Chase in Spain", in The Encyclopedia of UFOs, Ronald Story, 1980
"The Extraterrestrial Hypothesis" (with M. Guasp), The APRO Bulletin, Vol. 32:5, 7, and 8, August, September, and December 1984
"Investigating the UFO", in UFOs 1947-1987. The 40-Year Search for an Explanation, H. Evans and J. Spencer (eds), Fortean Tomes, 1987
"Characteristics of Close Encounters in Spain" (with J.,A. Fernández), Fund for UFO Research, June 1987
"Standards in the Evaluation of UFO Reports" (with Miguel Guasp), in The Spectrum of UFO Research, Mimi Hynek (ed), Center for UFO Studies, 1988
"The Spanish Air Force UFO Files", International UFO Reporter, January-February 1993
"Spanish Air Force UFO Files: The Secret´s End", in MUFON 1993 International UFO Symposium Proceedings, MUFON, July 1993
"Alleged Experiences Inside UFOs", Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol. 8:1, 1994.
"Ballester-Guasp Evaluation of Completed Reports" (Jerold Johnson) in MUFON Field Investigator´s Manual, MUFON, February 1995.
"UFO Declassification in Spain", in UFOs: Examining the Evidence, Mike Wootten (ed), BUFORA, August 1995
"Declassification! Military UFO Records Released: The Spanish Experience", in UFO 1947-1997. Fifty Years of Flying Saucers, H. Evans and D. Stacy (eds), John Brown, May 1997
"Monitoring Air Force Intelligence", in MUFON 1997 International UFO Symposium Proceedings, MUFON, July 1997
"UFO Declassification - The Spanish Model", European Journal of UFO and Abduction Studies, launch volume, September 1999.