Ambassador Cabanas Presents His Credentials to President Trump at the White House
9/17/2018
Santiago Cabanas Ansorena is the new Ambassador of Spain to the United States of America. He presented his letter of credence to President Trump today, September 17, at the White House, thus finalizing his accreditation as Ambassador.
Mr. Cabanas was appointed by the Council of Ministers of Spain on September 7, 2018.
About Ambassador Cabanas
The new Ambassador was most recently Ambassador to Algeria, where he started his mission in 2017. Prior, he held top-ranking positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain, including Director of the Minister’s Cabinet and Director General for Foreign Policy. Ambassador Cabanas has also been Director General for Consular Affairs and Director General for Cultural and Scientific Relations.
In addition to his Ambassadorship to Algeria, he has been the Ambassador of Spain to the Czech Republic and to Jordan. He previously served as a political counselor at the Embassy in Washington, D.C. and as Consul General in Miami, Florida.
Ambassador Cabanas was born in Madrid in 1954. He holds a Law Degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and joined the Spanish Foreign Service in 1981.

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