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Marisa Poncela García

 Marisa Poncela Garcia

She holds a Degree in Economics from the University of Zaragoza and belongs to the Spanish Corps of State Economists and Trade Experts.

In November 2016 she was appointed Secretary of State for Trade and President of ICEX Spain Export and Investment, President of the State Risks Committee and President of the executive committees of the funds for the promotion of business internationalization FIEM, FIEX and FONPYME.

From 2013 to 2016, she was Secretary-General for Science and Innovation and President of the Center for Industrial and Technological Development (CDTI) and of its two venture capital companies INNVIERTE SCR and NEOTEC Capital Riesgo, as well as President of the National Supercomputing Center in Barcelona.

In 2012 she was appointed Director General for Innovation and Competitiveness.

She had previously been Head of the Cabinet of the Secretary-General for Innovation and of the Secretary-General of Industry; Deputy Director-General for Regional Incentives, Deputy Director-General for the Promotion of Industrial Innovation and Deputy Director-General for Technological Programs.

She has also been Economic and Commercial Advisor at the Spanish Embassy in Hungary and Deputy Assistant Director-General for Tariff Policy and Cross-border Transactions as well as Technical Advisor to the Technical Vice-secretariat of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

In the private sector, she has been Director of Institutional Relations at Abbott Laboratories, S.A. and Director-General of the Abbott Foundation.

Gobierno de España . Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad

P. de la Castellana 162, P.C. 28046 Madrid Spain.

Phone 91 258 28 52