Fr. Luis Ignacio Rois Alonso, O.M.I., was born on 4 December 1963 in Madrid, Spain.
He professed his first religious vows as a Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate on 19 September 1982, and received priestly ordination on 21 May 1988.
Within the religious institute, he has held the following roles: Vocation director for the Province of Spain (1988-1992), Superior of the Scholasticate in Pozuelo, Spain (1996-1999), provincial of the Province of Spain (2000-2004), and General Councilor for Europe (2004-2016).
From 2017-2022 he served in the Western Sahara Mission of the Mediterranean Province.
On Thursday, 29 September 2022, the 37th General Chapter of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate elected him as its 14th Superior General for a term of six years.