Maria Julia Alsogaray
Maria Julia Alsogaray is an Argentine politician.
The daughter of market-liberal politician Alvaro Alsogaray, she was elected to Congress in 1983 for her father's Party, the Union of the Democratic Centre (UCeDe), and became an outspoken defender of free markets during the presidency of Raul Alfonsin.
The UCeDe became a close ally of Carlos Menem and Alsogaray was put in charge of the privatisation of the ENTeL phone company and the SOMISA steel works during Menem's first term as President of Argentina, and was appointed Secretary of the Environment during Menem's second term.
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