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Minister of the Treasury and Public Function

Cristóbal Montoro Romero

Pool Moncloa/Diego Crespo

Born in Jaén on 28 July 1950.

Married with two children.

Education

  • Doctor of Economics and Business Science from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
  • Full Professor of Applied Economics (Public Treasury and Tax Law) of the University of Cantabria.

Professional experience

  • Member of the Lower House for Seville during the 10th Legislature.
  • Economic and Labour Coordinator for the Partido Popular since June 2008.
  • Member of the Lower House for Madrid during the 9th Legislature and Economic Affairs Spokesperson for the Popular Parliamentary Group in the Lower House of Parliament.
  • Member of the European Parliament between June 2004 and March 2008.
  • Member of the National Executive Committee of the Partido Popular since 1999.
  • Minister for the Treasury (2000-2004).
  • State Secretary for the Economy (1996-2000).
  • Member of Parliament for Jaén during the 7th and 8th Legislatures.
  • Member of Parliament for Madrid during the 5th and 6th Legislatures
  • Director of Studies at the Institute for Economic Studies (1981-1993).
  • Deputy Director of Studies at Banco Atlántico (1975-1981).
  • Appointed Minister for the Treasury and Public Administration Services on 22 December 2011
  • On November 4, 2016 he was appointed Minister of the Treasury and Public Function