- This page is about the TV character. For the books incarnation, see Esteban Sorrento-Gillis (Books).
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His Excellency, Secretary-General Esteban Sorrento-Gillis is the head of state and head of government of the United Nations, one of the two human superpowers and the original human unified nation. Because of his premier position within the UN government, he is arguably the most powerful human.
Sorrento-Gillis is the executive head of the UNSC, being responsible of nearly all interactions between the Earth-based nations and all foreign sovereignties.
Sorrento-Gillis was elected the Secretary-General of the United Nations several years prior to the Eros incident, in the 24th century. Since then, he has been regulating all political and military affairs of the nation he commands.
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"Safe", he convenes a meeting where Errinwright argues for an escalation after Mars sends ships to stations all over the belt. Admiral Nguyen supports Errinwright while Admiral Souther opposes. Sadavir's motivation was revealed in an earlier scene where Jules-Pierre Mao insisted Sadavir makes sure Mars does not find anything there otherwise Mao threatens to cut access to his company's protomolecule research and development. When Esteban turns to ask her advice, Avasarala weighs the political consequences and elects to support Errinwright prompting the Secretary General to make the order to proceed.