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Begoña Villacís

Vice Mayor of Madrid


Begoña Villacís, Vice Mayor of Madrid, and nationwide Delegate for Municipal Policy of Ciudadanos (a national Spanish political party, member of Renew Europe).

(Madrid, 1977) She graduated in Law from San Pablo–CEU University in 2002. Later she completed a Master in Tax Consultancy from Comillas Pontifical University, as well as an Advanced Mediation University Course. Recently, she graduated from the Public Leadership Program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Deusto Business School – Deusto University.

Her professional career began at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in the Human Resources Department before joining J.A. Sánchez Martín Law Firm as a labor lawyer. From 2003 to 2015, she worked for Legalitas Law Firm as Manager for Tax, Labor and Corporate Law. In 2015 and 2019 local elections, she was Ciudadanos candidate for Mayor of Madrid. From 2015 to 2019 she was Ciudadanos’ spokesperson in Madrid City Council. In June 2019 she became Vice Mayor of Madrid.