Who is Cristóbal Montoro?
Cristóbal Montoro Romero is a prominent Spanish politician, known for his tenure as Minister of Finance (2000-2004 and 2011-2018) and Minister of Public Administrations and Civil Service (2011-2018). With a Doctorate in Economics and Business and a background as a professor of Public Finance and Tax Law, he has been a key figure in shaping Spain's fiscal policy and international relations for over a decade.
What are his conferences like?
As a speaker, Cristóbal Montoro shares his profound expertise in the Spanish economy, international relations, and State Administration. With experience in implementing 15 General State Budgets and structural reforms, he played a crucial role in establishing the Euro and overcoming major economic and social crises.
What is his trajectory?
Cristóbal Montoro has an extensive political career, serving as a member of the Congress of Deputies for the Popular Party (PP) in eight legislatures. He also held positions as a Member of the European Parliament and a member of the National Executive Committee of the PP. As Minister of Finance, he implemented significant fiscal and financial reforms, consolidating economic policies to ensure growth and address deficit and debt issues. His fight against tax fraud resulted in record revenue collection.
Cristóbal Montoro founded the advisory firm "Montoro y Asociados" (now "Equipo Económico") and worked as an economic consultant. He has been a professor in prestigious master's programs in Spain and led economic research departments in Banco Atlántico and the Institute of Economic Studies.
Selection of Conferences:
Economic Stability and Fiscal Policy:
Insights into Spain's economic growth and fiscal stability, with a focus on budgetary control, debt management, and overcoming economic crises.
Transforming Tax Systems:
Examining the implementation of tax reforms and their impact on economic development and financial sustainability.
Leadership in Times of Crisis
Lessons learned from steering Spain through challenging economic and social crises, fostering resilience and growth.
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