| Boi Ruiz|| Professor, Politician|
| Autonomous University of Barcelona|
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Equality: A Pending Subject
Santi Vila i Vicente, Carles Puigdemont, Alfonso Carlos Comín, Raimon Obiols, Jaume Collboni
Antoni Comín i Oliveres, known as Toni Comín, (Barcelona, 1971) is a philosopher and Catalan politician. He is the current Minister of Health in the Catalan Government.
He was elected to the Parliament of Catalonia in September, 2015 as part of the pro-independence coalition Together for Yes as well as during the VII and VIII legislatures for the Socialists' Party of Catalonia.
Antoni Comín Wikipedia
Antoni Comín's family has been involved in politics since the 19th century. His father, Alfonso Carlos Comín, was a member of Communist PSUC. However, his grandfather, Jesús Comín Sagüés, was a Carlist MP during the Second Spanish Republic and contributed to the victory of Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War. The ancestors of Jesús Comín had also been prominent figures in the Carlist movement.
Comín has a degree in philosophy and political sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, is a professor of social sciences at ESADE (University Ramon Llull), and member of the Foundation Alfonso Comín and of the Centre of Studies Christianity and Justice. He writes periodically for The Ciervo magazine, for El Mundo and participates in the morning radio talk-show program on RAC 1 “El perquè de tot plegat”.
He became a member of the PSC on June 13, 2011 and was elected to the Catalan Parliament in 2003 and 2006. On March 4, 2014, he announced that he would leave the party because they were not following their electoral platform. On December 11, 2013 he founded the association Socialisme, Catalunya i Llibertat. In 2015 he won a seat as part of the Together for Yes coalition in the Parliament of Catalonia.
On January 13, 2016, the new president of the Catalan Government, Carles Puigdemont, appointed Comín Minister of Health. He was sworn in on January 14.