Dr. J. (Josep) Borrell Fontelles

foto Dr. J. (Josep) Borrell Fontelles
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Source: Europa Nu.

Josep Borrell Fontelles (1947) is the high representative for foreign and security policy of the EU in the Von der Leyen Commission since December 1st 2019 on behalf of Spain. He served as minister in several governments in Spain, and as member of the European Parliament - which he chaired from 2004-2007. He was aligned with the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.


Personal data

Name and surname

Josep Borrell Fontelles

Date of birth

24 April 1947 (Pobla de Segur)




Political affiliation

European political group

Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats