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Minister for Home Affairs

Jorge Fernández Díaz

Jorge Fernández Díaz

Born in Valladolid on 6 April 1950.

Married with two children.


  • Industrial Engineer from the University School of Barcelona, specialising in Industrial Organisation.
  • Graduate from the University School of Marketing and Business Management of Barcelona.

Professional experience

  • Member of the Lower House for Barcelona during the 10th Legislature.
  • Member of the National Executive Committee of the Partido Popular.
  • Third Deputy Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament during the 9th Legislature.
  • Member of the Lower House of Parliament during the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Legislatures for the Province of Barcelona. General Secretary of the Popular Parliamentary Group in the Lower House of Parliament during the 8th Legislature (2004-2008).
  • State Secretary for Relations with Parliament (2000-2004).
  • State Secretary for Education, Universities, Research and Development (1999-2000).
  • State Secretary for the Regional Authorities (1996-1999).
  • Regional Member of the Upper House of Parliament for Catalonia during the 3rd Legislature. Member of the Regional Parliament of Catalonia during the 2nd and 3rd Legislatures (1984-1989). Councillor for Alianza Popular on Barcelona City Council.
  • Civil Governor of Barcelona (1981-1982). Civil Governor of Asturias (1980-1981). Deputy Delegate and Delegate of the Ministry for Labour Affairs in Barcelona (1979-1980). National Secretary for Regional Policy of the Partido Popular (1991-1996). Provincial President for Barcelona and President of the Partido Popular for Catalonia (1983-1991).