M. (Miguel) Arias Cañete

Source: Europa Nu.

Miguel Arias Cañete (1950) is the European Commissioner for climate action and energy in the Juncker Commission on behalf of Spain. Cañete is a member of the People's Party (PP), which is aligned with the European People's Party. He served in various ministerial posts before his tenure as Commissioner.


Personal data

Name and surname

Miguel Arias Cañete

Date of birth

24 February 1950 (Madrid)




Political affiliation

National party

Partido Popular

European political group

European People's Party