The Governing Council has approved the appointment of Manuel Martinez Domene as Deputy Minister of the Department of Equality and Social Policies. Born in Seron (Almería) in 1961, He graduated in Social Work from the University of Granada, Master in Management of Social Services Complutense de Madrid and an expert in Management of Social Services Centers for Malaga. Board official since 2000 and the Provincial de Almería between 1984 and 1999, currently he held the post of managing director of the Social Services Agency and Unit Andalusia, for which he was appointed in 2013.
The new Deputy Minister for Equality and Social Policy held before the head of the Action Service and Social Integration at the Provincial Delegation of Health and Social Welfare in Almería, where he also helmed Service Protection of Children and Prevention and Family Support. Also, He has been coordinator of Social Services Community, Senior Service director and head of the Training Unit in the Provincial de Almería. Among 1999 and 2003 was councilor and deputy mayor of his hometown.
Vice President of Professional College Diploma in Social Work Almería between 1985 and 1990, Martinez is part of the research group at the University of Almeria on intervention and epidemiology with children, adolescents and families. Within the framework of the Latin American Union of Municipal, He has participated in numerous training plans and research on modernization and training of local governments in countries such as Nicaragua, Argentina, Uruguay or Mexico.