Nadia Calvino

Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (Madrid)
First Vice-President of the Spanish Government and Minister of Economy and Digitalization

Nadia María Calviño Santamaría (born 3 October 1968) is a Spanish economist and civil servant who serves as First Vice-President of the Spanish Government since July 2021 and as Minister of Economy since 2018 under prime minister Pedro Sánchez. In 2020, her portfolio was renamed as Minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. She started her career in different positions within the Ministry of Economy and in 2006 she started to work for the European Commission. She worked in several directorates-general and in 2014 she was appointed Director-General for Budget (DG BUDG).[1] She served as such until June 2018, when prime minister Pedro Sánchez appointed her as Minister of Economy and Business. In 2020, the prime minister promoted her to deputy prime minister.


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Alexander Gee, Bruno Lasserre, Charlotte Lousberg, Ian Forrester, Nadia Calvino, Nicolas Petit, Peter Freeman Sector inquiries: Complements or substitutes for antitrust enforcement? (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference, 15th February 2010)


Enquêtes sectorielles : Complément ou substitut de l’action des autorités de concurrence ? Introduction générale Frédéric JENNY President, OECD Competition Committee President of the International board of the Review Concurrences Professor, Co-Director of the Centre Européen de Droit (...)

Nadia Calvino, Stanislas Martin Nadia Calvino (DG COMP): The Mergers’ Lady


To begin with, can you tell us something about your background? How did you “fall” into competition law? What are the differences, if any, between doing merger control within a national competition authority and at the European Commission? You actively participated in the 2003 debate on the (...)



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