Full name: Albert Rivera Díaz
Born: November 15, 1979 in Barcelona, Spain.
Albert Rivera is a Spanish politician and lawyer from Catalonia. He was a law student at ESADE. He is currently the political leader of the Orange Citizens Party, with whom he aspires to the presidency of the government during the next Spanish legislative elections of December 20, 2015.
When he was only 16 years old, he won the title of world champion. swimming in Catalonia. He then studied law to become a lawyer and obtained a master’s degree in constitutional law. He also practiced water polo at the university.
Shortly after starting his studies, Albert started to become interested in politics and get involved. He participated in debating competitions.
After completing his studies, he began working in the legal services of the La Caixa savings bank. He then applied for a license without pay to prepare for the 2006 Catalan Parliament elections.