Gladys María Bejerano Portela

Gladys María Bejerano Portela

Gladys María Bejerano Portela

Designation: Vice President

Country: Cuba, America

Age: 74

Gladys María Bejerano Portela (7 January 1947) is a Cuban politician who has been the Vice President of the Council of State of Cuba since 2009.  A member of the Communist Party, she also serves as the Comptroller General of Cuba.

Portela was born in the province of Pinar del Rio. She holds a degree in Social Sciences and has taken postgraduate courses in Administration, Defense, Strategic Planning, and others related to economic activity, management, and social communication. She has also received several medals and laurels for her career in various fields.

Portela has served as a professional cadre of the Party for 30 years, passing through the municipal, regional and provincial instances in Pinar del Río and the City of Havana. She also served in the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Party as an official and Head of the Control and Aid Section.


From 1993 to 2001, Portela took on responsibilities in the Executive Committee of the Council of Ministers, where she attended the activities and operation of the Administration Bodies of Local Governments.

In 2006, Portela was promoted to become the Minister of Audit and Control. Before this position, she served as Vice-Minister of Auditing and Control under Lina Olinda Pedraza Rodríguez. In 2019, Vice President Portela led a delegation to the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

Portela currently holds the presidency of the Supreme Audit Institutions of Central America and the Caribbean (OCCEFS). She is also a member of the subcommittee of the Intosai Professional Standards Committee (PSC) that oversees International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI) and INTOSAI Guidance for Good Governance (INTOSAI GOV).

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