Antonio Olivera will be Torres' "right hand" in Madrid

Antonio Olivera will be Torres' "right hand" in Madrid


The Gran Canarian palms

Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 1:38 p.m.

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Antonio Olivera will be installed in the Government structure in Madrid as the new cabinet director of the Ministry of Territorial Policy and Democratic Memory directed by Ángel Víctor Torres. The well-known Tenerife economist, who also He was vice-counselor of the Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands During the last legislature, he will continue as the "right hand" of the Canarian socialist.

Among his new responsibilities, Olivera will be in charge of coordinating the team of the Special Commissioner for the Reconstruction of La Palma after the volcanic eruption and the monitoring of territorial agreements within the ministry.

«We are very happy with the team we have formed. We will work hand in hand to carry out important projects as best as possible," said Torres.

Olivera has a degree in Economics from the University of La Laguna and a doctorate in Applied Economics. He has a master's degree in Applied Economics: The Economy of the European Union, from the Ortega y Gasset University Institute, attached to the Complutense University of Madrid, and a diploma of Advanced Studies in European Economic and Monetary Integration. In 2018, he also He was in charge of the Canarian Special Zone (ZEC).