She was born in Ourense. Commercial Specialist and State Economist. Pharmacy PhD in Santiago de Compostela University and Master’s Degree in Business Administration in the Instituto de Empresa de Madrid (IE Business School).
She began her professional career in 1990 as an expert in chemical and pharmaceutical patents in the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office. In 1999 she joined the State Bureau of Commercial Technicians and Economists and since then she has held various positions linked to the Ministry of Economy and Finance in the General Directorate of Treasury and Financial Policy and as an advisor responsible for the Delegate Commission of Economic Affairs in the Cabinet of the Minister of Finance. She has been director of the cabinet of the Economy Secretary of State (2002-2004), director of the Commercial Office in the Embassy of Spain in Romania (2004-2009) and director of the cabinet of the Minister of Economy and Competitiveness (2012-2014).
Between 2014 and 2016 she was Secretary General of the Treasury and Financial Policy, being a member of the Economic and Financial Committee of the EU and deputy head of the Minister in the Eurogroup and Ecofin. She was a member of the Board of the Banco de España, in the CNMV (Spanish National Securities Market Commission) and vice-president of the Spanish Deposit Guarantee Fund.
From 2017 to November 2021, she has held the position of Vice-governor for Social Development Strategy at the Council of Europe Development Bank.
In November 2021, she was appointed member of the Board of Directors of ABANCA Corporación Bancaria, S.A.