Fulgencio Garrido Ruiz
Fulgencio Garrido Ruiz joined the EU Delegation to South Africa as Deputy Head of Mission on 1 September 2023. Prior to his new appointment, he worked in the European Commission as Policy Assistant to the Director General for International Partnerships, Mr Koen Doens (2019-2023). Fulgencio Garrido Ruiz has served previously in the EU Delegations to Albania (2008-2011) and to Somalia (2017-2019), the latter as Head of the Political, Press and Information Section. He holds a degree in law from the University of Granada, Spain, and postgraduate diplomas in European law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) and in Global Business from the Said Business School at the University of Oxford (U.K.).