Minister for Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda

Raquel Sánchez Jiménez

Born in Gavà (Barcelona) in 1975.

Academic training

  • Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona
  • Master's Degree in Labor Law and Social Security from Pompeu Fabra University

Political and professional career

  • Minister of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (July 2021-present)
  • Mayor of the Gavà City Council (Barcelona) (2014-July 2021)
  • Representative of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP) in the National Climate Council and Patron of the Institut Cerdá (2020)
  • Institutional Vice President of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area and Vice President of the Executive Committee of the Airport Regions Council (2019-July 2021)
  • First Vice President of the Baix Llobregat Regional Council and Second Vice President of the Spanish Network of Cities for Climate (2015)
  • Deputy Mayor of the Gavà City Council (2007-2014)

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