Ambassador

​Pedro Morenés

Ambassador Morenés was born in Las Arenas in the province of Biscay in 1948. He obtained a Bachelor of Law from the University of Navarre and a Master's Degree in Ship Management and Economics from the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics.

He was a member of the maritime law firm AMYA, lawyer of the Astilleros Españoles company, Director of Legal Services of the Division of Naval Construction at the National Industrial Institute, Secretary of the Council and of Legal Matters of Astilleros Españoles, and Astilleros de Talleres del Noroeste, and Commercial Director of the Naval Construction Division of the National Industrial Institute. He was Deputy Minister of Defense, Deputy Minister of Security, and Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Policy. He has held the positions of Secretary General of the Círculo de Empresarios Business Circle​, President of the Board of Directors of Construcción Navales del Norte and President of MBDA España and Segur Ibérica. In December of 2011 he was named Minister of Defense.

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