this is the council of wise men that advises the Government in the de-escalation

Experts in epidemiology, public health, debt, new technologies, philosophy, inequality, artificial intelligence, economics and international relations make up the multidisciplinary panel of wise men that advises the government to design the de-escalation after the pandemic by the coronavirus.

Many professionals have contributed to drawing up the “Plan for the transition to a new normality”, for which information is also provided by the autonomous communities, municipalities, companies, unions, government organizations, academics and a multidisciplinary working group created by the minister of Science, Pedro Duque.

However, a central panel of experts from different disciplines is in charge of analyzing how it will return to normality from confinement and establishing priorities for the progressive return to routine, both in the health field and in the economic, social dimension. and international crisis.

Here are some of the professionals that make it up:

– ANA MARÍA GARCÍA She is a professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Valencia and a researcher at the Center for Research in Occupational Health (CISAL) at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. She was General Director of Public Health in the Valencian Community between 2015 and 2019.

– ANTONI PLASENCIA, Director of the Institute of Global Health of Barcelona since 2014 and consulting doctor of the Department of International Health of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. Specialist in epidemiology, preventive medicine and public health, he was director general of Public Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya between 2004 and 2011. He has been professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​Pompeu Fabra and the Department of Health Policy and Management of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

– RACHEL YOTTI, director of the Carlos III Health Institute. Clinical researcher of the National Health System, she is a doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the Complutense University of Madrid and a specialist in cardiology. Until her appointment as Director General of the ISCIII, she held the position of head of the Clinical Cardiology Section at the Gregorio Marañón General University Hospital and held teaching duties as an associate professor in the Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering Department of the Carlos III University of Madrid. Over 18 years, he combined his research, healthcare and teaching activities.

– MANUEL CUENCA, Deputy Director General of Applied Services, Training and Research of the Carlos III Health Institute. Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, Bachelor of History and expert in probability and medical statistics. He has been director of the ISCIII National Center for Microbiology, is a microbiologist, expert in fungal infections and professor of various doctoral and master programs at the Complutense University of Madrid, the University of Alcalá and the Autonomous University of Madrid.

– MIGUEL HERNÁN, Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Harvard University School of Public Health. Her research focuses on learning what works best for the treatment and prevention of infectious disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and psychosis. Her classes are geared toward generating, analyzing, and interpreting data to guide public health policies and clinical decisions.

– CARLOS CUERPO CABALLERO, former director of the AIREF Economic Analysis Division, where his daily performance revolved around Spain’s macroeconomic forecasts and its debt. Currently, he is director of Macroeconomic Analysis at the Ministry of Economy and Digital Transformation. Graduated in Economics from the University of Extremadura, he completed his studies with a Master in Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD in Economics from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He is recognized as a national expert in the Directorate General for Economic and European Affairs of the European Commission.

– BORJA BARRAGUÉ CALVO, Professor of Philosophy of Law at UNED, specialized in inequality, political philosophy and normative economics. Author of the book “Long live social democracy: how to prevent the growth of inequality from ending democracy”. Graduated in Law from the University of Deusto and in Political Sciences from the Autonomous University of Madrid, he has been a visiting researcher in the Hoover Chair of Social and Economic Ethics at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and in the Faculty of Law of the University McGill from Montreal (Canada). Likewise, he was hired as research staff at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences of the University of the Basque Country. He is currently a professor of Philosophy of Law at UNED.

– JOSÉ FERNÁNDEZ ALBERTOS, permanent researcher at the Institute of Policies and Public Goods of the CSIC and advisor to the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration. Doctor in Political Sciences from Harvard University, he is a member of the Juan March Institute and his research papers at the intersection of political economy and comparative politics have been published in several international journals.

– MIGUEL OTERO IGLESIAS, Economist and principal investigator of the Elcano Royal Institute and professor at the Instituto de Empresa. He is also an associate researcher at the European Union-Asia Institute belonging to the ESSCA Business School in Paris and among his areas of specialization include the European monetary union and monetary cooperation in other regions of the world, as well as international monetary and financial relations.

– CARME ARTIGAS, Secretary of State for Digitization and Artificial Intelligence. She is one of the best experts in the practical application of big data and artificial intelligence in Spain. She has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Sarrià Chemical Institute and in Chemical Sciences from the Ramon Llull University and has a degree in Executive Management in Venture Capital from the Haas School of Economics (University of Berkeley) of California.

– MANUEL MUÑIZ, Secretary of State for Spain Global, a post under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and dean of International Relations at the Instituto de Empresa. He directs communication, public diplomacy and networks, in addition to economic diplomacy and is responsible for the design of the strategy, prospective and coherence of foreign action. Graduated in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid, he has a Master’s in Stock Market and Financial Markets from the Institute of Stock Market Studies, another in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford.

– BRUNO SÁNCHEZ ANDRADE: Astrophysicist born in Oviedo in 1981, he worked for NASA, was an advisor to the World Bank and collaborator in several projects and NGOs linked to climate change. Doctor in Astrophysics and writer, he is the author of the book “Impact Science” (2019) focused on the social impact of the scientist’s work. In May 2019 Sánchez Andrade led the candidacy in Spain of Volt Europe, the first political party to concur simultaneously in eight EU countries in the European elections.

– ÁNGEL ALONSO ARROBA, ambassador in Special Mission for Global Spanish Citizenship. Graduated in Journalism and Social Anthropology from the University of Seville and Master in International Security from the School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University, he has developed his professional career at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. He has been a member of the Cabinet of the Secretary General of the OECD, holding the positions of Head of Division and Head of Management and Communication, as well as Counselor to the Secretary General. He also studied postgraduate studies in Political Science and Constitutional Law at the Center for Political and Constitutional Studies (2003) and International Relations at the Ortega y Gasset University Institute and worked as an analyst at the Democracy Coalition Project (Open Society Institute) and as a consultant to the World Bank in Malawi and at the Club of Madrid.

– DIEGO RUBIO, Director of the National Office for Long-Term Foresight and Country Strategy. Graduated in History from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​he obtained the highest grade in the country and received the first National Award for Academic Excellence from the Ministry of Education. PhD from the University of Oxford, he is a specialist in applied history, theory of change, foresight and anticipatory governance. Her research tries to understand how societies change over time, paying special attention to the effects of innovation and geopolitical transformations. Born in Cáceres in 1986, he has been a professor of Applied History and Government at IE University and has advised international organizations such as the United Nations, the European Commission and the Ibero-American Secretary General.

– DIEGO MARTÍNEZ BELIO, A diplomatic career, he has been director of the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for the European Union, Juan González Barba, since February of this year.

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