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Jordi Sevilla joins IE Business School faculty

Spain’s former Minister of Public Administrations will teach economic environment and country analysis


Jordi Sevilla, Spain’s former Minister of Public Administrations will join IE Business School’s faculty at the start of the 2009-2010 academic year. Sevilla will be teaching economic environment and country analysis as associate professor.

Jordi Sevilla Segura holds a degree in economic sciences from the University of Valencia and is a member of the Cuerpo Superior de Técnicos Comerciales y Economistas del Estado (Association for Trade and Economy Advisors to the Spanish State). Sevilla has held positions that include advisor on international economic relations to the Spanish government (1985-1991), cabinet leader of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture (1991-1993), cabinet leader of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (1993-1996) and advisor to the Socialist Parliamentary Group in Spanish congress (1998-2000). From the year 2000 until August 2009 he served as a member of parliament representing the Spanish province of Castellón and as Secretary for Economic Policy for the Executive Federal Commission of the Spanish Socialist Party. In the 2000-2004 legislature he was shadow minister of economy for the Spanish Socialist Party in congress. From 2004 to 2007 he served as the Spanish government’s Minister of Public Administrations. Jordi Sevilla has authored a series of specialized articles and books, including ‘Balance y perspectivas de las relaciones Norte-Sur’ (1993), ‘La economía española ante la moneda única’ (1997) and ‘De nuevo socialismo’ (2002).