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Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality

Dolors Montserrat Montserrat

Pool Moncloa/Diego Crespo

Born in Barcelona on 18 September 1973.

Studies

  • Law degree from Abad Oliba CEU University in Barcelona.
  • Erasmus student at Università degli Studi di Ferrara (Italy) in final year of law degree.
  • Master's degree in legal practice from Barcelona Law Association
  • Postgraduate studies in real estate and urban development from Pompeu Fabra University.
  • Postgraduate studies in family mediation and contractual negotiations from University of Barcelona.
  • Real estate and urban development programme at ESADE.
  • Management of real estate companies programme at IESE.

Professional experience

  • National MP under 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Legislatures.
  • Councillor and Spokesperson for the People's Party Group in the Town Council of Sant Sadurní d´Anoia from 2003 to 2015.
  • Third Vice-President of the Board of the Lower House of Parliament during 10th Legislature.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the People's Party for Catalonia and at a national level.
  • Practised law from 1997 to 2011, specialising in civil law, real estate law and family law.
  • Legal aid lawyer from 1997 to 2004. EU agriculture law programme from Università degli Studi di Ferrara (Italy).
  • Appointed as Minister for Health, Social Services and Equality on 4 November 2016.