Bachelor's in Economics and Business, CUNEF; graduate (Hons), Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Economist and Commercial Technician of the State. Former: Chief Executive Officer, AB Asesores; CEO, Spain and Portugal, Lehman Brothers and Nomura Securities; Senior Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, responsible for Financial Services; Spanish Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, responsible for economic, competition and financial policy as well as the regulation and supervision of the insurance sector. Has held a number of senior posts in the Ministry of Economy and Finance including Secretary-General for Economic and Competition Policy. Presidency of the EU and Head of the Spanish Delegation to Economic Policy Committee of the OECD. Currently, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain. Director, Center for Finance, PwC and IE Business School. Board Member: Endesa; Endesa Chile; Unedisa; Logista; BMN.