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Leire Pajín

Before becoming director of international development at ISGlobal in 2014, Leire Pajín Iraola was Spain's minister for health, social policy and equality, before becoming a special adviser to the Pan-American Health Organization and a policy adviser to the United Nations Development Program. Earlier in her career, as secretary of state for international cooperation and president of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, she was involved in the development of the Master Plan for Spanish Cooperation (2005-2008) which increased Spanish official development aid threefold to 0.5 percent of GDP.