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Nadia Calvino

NADIA CALVIÑO

Minister of Economy and Business, Government of Spain

Nadia Calviño, Minister for Economy and Business since June 2018, holds a degree in Economics (1991) from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) and a degree in Law (2011) from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED). In 1994, she joined the Spanish public administration as member of the corps of State Economist and Trade Experts (Técnicos Comerciales y Economistas del Estado).

Since 2014, Minister Calviño was the Director General in charge of the Budget within the EU Commission. Previously, she held other senior management positions in the European Commission: Deputy Director General with a special responsibility for Financial Services and Deputy Director General in the Directorate General for Competition with special responsibility for Mergers and Antitrust (including cartels).

Before joining the European Commission in September 2006, she was a civil servant in Spain (Técnico Comercial y Economista del Estado) where she worked in the Ministry for Economy. She held different positions in the areas of foreign trade, macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, economic policy and competition. Senior roles included Deputy Director General for Legal Affairs, Deputy Director General for Mergers and Director General for Competition.

Minister Calviño lectured at the Faculty of Economics at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.

She also published a large number of articles on matters within her purview and awarded the 2012 Women's Leadership Awards by the Aliter Business School and the 2007 Public Sector Lawyer of the Year by the Iberian Lawyer magazine.

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Ana Botín

ANA BOTÍN

Group Executive Chairman,
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Nadia Calviño

NADIA CALVIÑO

Minister of Economy and Business,
Government of Spain

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Pablo Hernández de Cos

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Barry C. Lynn

BARRY C. LYNN

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Carl Bildt

CARL BILDT

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CECILIA BONEFELD-DAHL

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DIGITALEUROPE

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Cristina San José

CRISTINA SAN JOSÉ

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of Santander Group

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Diego Rubio

DIEGO RUBIO

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IE School of Global and Public Affairs & Executive Director of IE Center for the Governance of Change

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Glen Weyl

E. Glen Weyl

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Social Technologist, and Speaker

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Greg Medcraft

GREG MEDCRAFT

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OECD, Financial and Enterprise Affairs

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JAVIER SOLANA

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NATO. Chairman, ESADEgeo

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LUIZ AWAZU PEREIRA DA SILVA

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MARIANA MAZZUCATO

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Martin Gilbert

MARTIN GILBERT

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MATTHEW GOODWIN

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Politics at Rutherford College

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SILVIA FLORES

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WIM MIJS

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