Cristina Narbona has been Minister of the Environment of Spain since April 2004. A Spanish socialist politician and an economist by training, she is committed to issues of social justice and to involving civil society in the environmental movement. As Environment Minister, she has addressed issues such as water governance, cleaner forms of energy and Spain's commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to comply with the Kyoto Protocol.
Ms Narbona has dedicated herself to environmental issues and land use since the mid 1990s, becoming State Secretary for Environment in 1993. Born in 1951, she received her Doctorate in Economics from the University of Rome, Italy. Upon her return to Spain in 1975, she was professor for International Economics at the University of Seville. It is here that she began her political career, becoming deputy secretary for economics of the first autonomous Andalusian government in 1982.
Source: El Mundo
Cristina Narbona Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz Madrid Spain