Luis de Guindos Jurado
Vice-President of the European Central Bank
He was Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of the Government of Spain between 2016 and 2018. In the 10th Legislature, he was Minister of Economy and Competitiveness and since April 2016, he assumed the affairs of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism after the resignation of his predecessor, José Manuel Soria (but without assuming the ownership of the Ministry). He belongs to the Higher Body of Commercial Technicians and State Economists and held different positions during the two Aznar governments (1996-2004). He has worked in financial services companies being a member of the advisory board of Lehman Brothers at the European level and director in Spain and Portugal until its bankruptcy in 2008. He was director of the Instituto de Empresa since 2010 and belonged to the Board of Directors of Endesa as an independent external.