Manuel Alejandro Cardenete is currently Deputy Minister at Vicepresidence-Regional Ministry of Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration at Regional Government of Junta de Andalucia.
He obtained the B.S. in Economics and Business (1994) from University of Seville (Spain), Ph. D. in Economics (2000) from University of Huelva (Spain) and Diploma in Executive Management (2011) from Instituto Internacional San Telmo (Seville, Spain). He has been Subdirector of University Menendez y Pelayo (2001-2004), Director General of Foundation Universidad–Sociedad of University Pablo de Olavide (2004-2006), Director General of Coordination and Administrative Organization of University Pablo de Olavide (2006-2007) and he has been Head of Department of Economics at Universidad Loyola Andalucia (2013-2016).
He is Professor of Economics at Universidad Loyola de Andalucía , on leave, and in the last years Vice-rector of Postgraduate Studies and Director of Loyola Leadership School. Currently, President of the Andalusian Regional Science Association, Vicepresident of Sociedad Hispanoamericana Input-Output and Council Member International Input-Ouput Association, until the end of their mandates. Finally, he is Academic in Academia Andaluza de Ciencia Regional. His research lines have been Input-Output Models, SAM Models and Computable General Equilibrium Models – at regional and national level- using GAMS, PyIO, SIMSIPSAM and GTAP softwares. Principal Researcher of CLIMAMODEL SEJ-511, Distinguished Research Professor de HISPAREAL (Hispalis Regional Economics Applications Laboratory), Associate Researcher of CISE-Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Associate Researcher of CEDRUS-UNAM.
Mr. Manuel Alejandro Cardenete represents Andalusia in NECSTouR and holds the Vice-presidency altogether with the region of Flanders.