Álvaro Nadal

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Álvaro Nadal
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Minister of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda
In office
4 November 2016 – 1 June 2018
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Preceded by José Manuel Soria
Succeeded by Teresa Ribera
Ecological Transition
Reyes Maroto Tourism
General Director of the Economic Office of the President of the Government of Spain[1]
In office
23 December 2011 – 4 November 2016
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Preceded by Javier Vallés Liberal
Succeeded by Eva Valle Maestro
Member of the Congress of Deputies
Assumed office
25 March 2008
Constituency Madrid
Personal details
Born (1970-01-30) 30 January 1970 (age 48)
Madrid, Spain
Political party People's Party
Alma mater Universidad Pontificia Comillas
ICAI School of Engineering
ICADE

Álvaro María Nadal Belda is a Spanish economist and politician. He has been a member of the Congress of Deputies since 2008. He was appointed Minister of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda on November 4, 2016.[2] He left office in June 1, 2018 after the Government that he was part of lost the support of the Congress.

He has a twin brother named Alberto Nadal Belda who was Secretary of State of Budgets and Expenditures since 2016 to 2018.

Biography[edit]

Álvaro María Nadal Belda born in Madrid on January 30, 1970. He holds a degree in Law, Economics and Business. He is a Commercial Technician and State Economist and he passed a Doctorate courses at Harvard University. He also held different administrative positions in the ministries of Economy, the Treasury and Industry.

Since 2004 is Secretary of Economy of the Popular Party and since 2011, General Director of the Economic Office of the President of the Government. In 2008 he was elected Deputy of the Congress of Deputies.

In 2016, PM Mariano Rajoy appointed him as his new Minister of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda until 2018.

He speaks fluently English, French and German.[3]

As a curiosity, his twin brother has the same degrees.

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