General Director of Industry & Competitiveneness


Carlos Martín Tobalina is the General Director of Industry and Competitiveness inside the Ministry of Economy and Finance in the region of Castilla y León, Spain.

Since 2004, he has headed the regional departments of Investment Promotion and International Cooperation, promoting the industrial and business cooperation between regional public and private agents with international partners, specially oriented to added value projects and strategic sectors.

He plays an active role in the generation of new business projects in the region of Castilla y León in collaboration with international agents, specially those technology and innovation based projects.

Bachelor in Economic Sciences, Mr. Martin Tobalina started his career as a foreign trade advisor inside the Spanish Embassy in the United Arab Emirates. Since then, always involved in internationalisation programmes and investment issues, has acquired an extensive experience in international environments in Europe, Latin America and Asia.