Gotzone Sagardui is the Deputy Mayor, Bilbao City Council. She received her Bachelor degree in Medicine at the Basque Country University and holds a Master’s degree in University Management (Alcalá de Henares International University, Madrid, Spain) as well as a Master’s degree in Prevention of Labor Risks (Francisco de Vitoria University, Madrid, Spain). She also owns a Postgraduate in Theology and Postgraduate in Tourism and Public Relations. She has devoted her professional career to the public service. She worked for nearly twenty years in the Basque Country University and then as a Chief of Health Care at the Socio-sanitary residence of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, before becoming Labor Activation Director of the Basque Public Employment Service at the Basque Country Government. She left the Government in 2016, when she was elected as member of the Basque Country Parliament, where she participated in the commissions for health affairs, education, employment and social affairs. Since April 2017 she has been First Deputy Mayor at Bilbao City Hall and in charge of the Coordination of the City Council (Good Government and Strategic Projects, Finances, Economic Development, Citizen Participation and Services). She is chairof the 7th District of Bilbao, as well as board member of different public companies such as the Port of Bilbao and the Ethic Commission President.