Speaker Chapter 3
4-5 May 2023, A Coruña, Spain

Nadia Calviño SantamaríaFirst Deputy Prime Minister of Spain

Nadia Calviño serves as First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain since July 2021 and as Minister of Economy since 2018 under prime minister Pedro Sánchez. In 2020, her portfolio was renamed as Minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation.

Calviño started her career in different positions within the Ministry of Economy and in 2006 she started to work for the European Commission. She worked in several directorates-general and in 2014 she was appointed Director-General for Budget. She served as such until June 2018, when prime minister Pedro Sánchez appointed her as Minister of Economy and Business. In 2020, the prime minister promoted her to deputy prime minister.