Borja Encinas was trained at Universidad de Extremadura. He is currently one of its university lecturers at the Department of Financial Economics and Business Accounting.
His research interest is focused on the study of public pension systems. Some of his findings have been published in prestigious journals such as Revista de Economía Aplicada, Innovar and Hacienda Pública Española.
He has been awarded with Premio Edad y Vida 2009, Premio Fipros 2009 and 2011, Premio Landaburu 2013, and Premio Larramendi by Fundación Madrid 2013. He has taken part in some R+D projects as well.