Miguel Arias

European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action / Spain

He is European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action since November 1, 2014. He completed his Law Degree at the Complutense University of Madrid (1974), becoming State Attorney. In 1987, he worked as Professor at the University of Cadiz until 1982, when he was appointed Andalusian Congressman. In 1986, he was elected as MEP until 1999, heading the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. He was Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries for the Spanish Government (2000-2004) and Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment (2011-2014), before being appointed head of his party’s list for the 2014 European Parliament elections. [Spain]

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