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ambassador , mayor , organization official

Joan Clos i Matheu, international organization official, former ambassador, former mayor.


Graduate in medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona.


Anaesthetist, epidemiologist, community medicine practitioner, healthcare resources manager. Elected councillor Barcelona Council, 1993. Director healthcare services City of Barcelona, deputy mayor, mayor, 1997—2006.

Minister industry, tourism and trade Government of Spain, 2006—2008. Ambassador to Turkey and Azerbaijan Spanish Ministry Foreign Affairs, 2008—2010. Executive director United Nations-HABITAT, since 2010.

Member healthcare modernization team Analysis and Healthcare Programs Center, Spain. Chairman Spanish Society Epidemiology and Healthcare Administration, 1981—1991.