Spanish nationality. Married with three children.


European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy
2014-present
Member of the European Parliament
2014
Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environment
2011-14
Member of the Administrative Board of Bami Newco, real estate company
2009-2011
President of the Joint Committee of the European Union, Spanish Congress
2008-11
President of Petrolífera Ducar S.L. and Petrologis Canarias S.L. management boards,oil companies
2005-11
Executive Secretary for Economic and Employment Affairs, People's Party
2004-08
Representative for Cádiz, Spanish Congress
2004-08
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
2000-04
State Attorney in Cádiz and Jerez de la Frontera
1999-2000
Town Councillor in Jerez de la Frontera
1994
Member of the European Parliament
1986-99
Member of the regional parliament of Andalusia and Senator representing Cádiz
1982-86
Civil Law Professor at the University of Jerez de la Frontera
1979-82
State Attorney in Ceuta, Cádiz and Jerez de la Frontera
1975-82


Degree of Law from the University Complutense, Madrid
1971