- Ana de la Cueva will hold the position of Secretary of State for Economy and Business Support
- Francisco Polo will be in charge of the Secretariat for the Information Society and the Digital Agenda
- Carlos San Basilio will be the new Secretary General of the Treasury and Financial Policy
The Minister of Economy and Business, Nadia Calviño, today appointed the main positions of her department. Ana de la Cueva will be the new Secretary of State for Economy and Business Support. In turn, for the Secretary of State for the Information Society and the Digital Agenda, he has appointed Francisco Polo. Calviño thus advances in the election of its closest collaborators. Carlos San Basilio will also be added to his team as general secretary of the Treasury and Financial Policy and Carmen Balsa as director of his Cabinet.
Both Ana de la Cueva and Carlos San Basilio have been occupying different areas of responsibility in the Public Administration, especially in the Ministry of Economy. The new Secretary of State for Economics and Business Support was in charge between 2004 and 2009 of the Government Delegate Commission for Economic Affairs, whose presidency now returns to the Ministry of Economy. The new secretary general of the Treasury and Financial Policy had been holding the position of general director of the same body so far.
Francisco Polo assumes the Secretary of State for the Information Society and the Digital Agenda after a fruitful stage that began in 2010 with the creation of Actuable, a start-up that reaped a brilliant user growth. It merged in 2011 with Change.Org, the largest request platform in the world, with hundreds of millions of users advocating changes. Polo has been its director for Spain until 2017, placing our country as the one with the highest proportion of users.
Carmen Balsa, the director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Economy and Business, also has extensive experience in different departments of the Ministry.