Nerea Melgosa

Minister of Equality, Justice and Social Policies, Basque Government

Born in Vitoria-Gasteiz 53 years ago - and with four children all now at University - she holds a degree in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Deusto; a Master in Human Resources from the EADA Business School in Barcelona; a specialist in Cooperatives from the University of Deusto and an expert in Market Studies from the UNED.

Prior to her current job, she has held several positions: Director of Equality and Human Rights of the Provincial Council of Araba; Delegate Councilor for Employment and Sustainable Economic Development in the City Council of Vitoria-Gasteiz; Delegate Councilor of the Coexistence and Diversity Service; Representative on the Board of Directors and General Meeting of Shareholders of the Business and Innovation Center of Alava (CEIA); President of the Board of Directors of Gasteizko Industria-Lurra/GILSA; Representative in the Vitoria Transport Center (CTV), also in VIA-Promotion of the Vitoria Gasteiz Airport; representative in HAZIBIDE; in the General Assembly of Members of the Spanish Network of Intelligent Cities; in the Interinstitutional Commission of External Action of the Basque Government; Councilor Delegate of Social Policies of the City Council of Vitoria-Gasteiz and in the Board of Directors and General Shareholders' Meeting of the Technology Park of Araba, in MiƱano.

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