Born in 1961. The Canary Islands. 1984,Graduate in Law (Universidad Autónoma Madrid. 1986-1988: Substitute Judge in Santa Cruz de la Palma´s Court1985-now: Lawyer of the Excmo. Cabildo Insular de La PalmaPolitical career:-Functions in the national Partido Popular:2001-2004: President of Partido Popular in La Palma2004-2007: Vicesecretary General Partido Popular in Canary Islands2000-now: Member of the National Board of Directors of Partido Popular. 1997-2000: Adviser of Agriculture, Stockbreeding, Fisheries and Food in the Government of the Canary Islands. www.gabrielmato.com;International Tennis Referee. MEP since 2009.