About The Speaker
Marta Blanco Quesada, Director General of Turespaña. Since December 2011, she has held the position of Director of Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Trade. Born on 3 June 1968, she is married and has four children. She holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and has been a member of the Cuerpo Superior de Técnicos Comerciales y Economistas del Estado since 1992. She has held various positions at the Inter-American Investment Corporation and the Inter- American Development Bank. She has also been advisor to the Secretary of State for Trade, Tourism and SMEs, Deputy Director General of External Debt and Project Evaluation, and Director of the Consumer Goods Division at the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade.