AKA Joaquin Almunia Amann
Birthplace: Bilbao, Spain
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Executive summary: EU Economic Affairs Commissioner
Former General Secretary of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE), Almunia was Spanish Labor Minister and later in charge of Public Administration 1986-91. After being elected a deputy for Madrid in 2004 on the post-terrorist coattails of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, in March 2004 the new President appointed Almunia to succeed Pedro Solbes as EU Economic Affairs Commissioner.
Wife: (two children)
University: Economics and Law, Deusto University
EU Commissioner Economic Affairs (2004-)
Spanish Minister Public Administration (1986-91)
Spanish Minister Labor (1982-86)
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