|President of the Senate of Spain|
3 December 2019
|Manuel Cruz Rodríguez|
|Member of the Senate|
11 July 2019
|Constituency||Assembly of Madrid|
|Government Delegate for Gender Violence|
24 July 2018 - 13 April 2019
|María José Ordóñez|
|Member of the Assembly of Madrid|
11 June 2019
9 June 2015 - 13 July 2018
|Born||3 August 1973|
|Occupation||Judge, politician, consultant|
María Pilar Llop Cuenca (born 1973) is a Spanish judge and politician who currently serves as President of the Senate of Spain. She is Spanish Senate designated by the Assembly of Madrid, an assembly of which she has been part since June 2019. Previously, she was member of the Assembly of Madrid from 2015 to 2018 and Government Delegate for Gender Violence of the Government of Spain from 2018 to 2019.
Born on 3 August 1973 in Madrid to a humble family; her father was taxi-driver and her mother a hairdresser, she graduated in law at the Complutense University of Madrid. She also mastered judicial translation in the University of Alicante.
She entered the judicial career in 1999 and became a magistrate in 2004. She ran in the Spanish Socialist Worker's Party (PSOE) list for the 2015 Madrilenian regional election led by Ángel Gabilondo and became a member of the 10th term of the regional legislature. She formalised the renouncement to her seat in the Assembly of Madrid on 13 July 2018, as she had been appointed by the Council of Ministers presided by Pedro Sánchez as the new Government Delegate for Gender Violence. She was sworn into office on 24 July 2018.