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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the main government body of the Biocat Foundation and gathers a representation of the diverse institutions and organizations committed in fostering life sciences in Catalonia.

Board members are designated by Catalan Government [5], Barcelona City Council [1], industry organizations like Farmaindustria [5], CataloniaBIO & HealthTech [3] and Fenin Catalunya [2] and for several sectorial entities: Col·legi Oficial de Metges de Barcelona (COMB) [1], Associació Catalana d’Universitats Públiques (ACUP) [1], Associació Catalana d’Entitats de Recerca (ACER) [1],  la Xarxa de Parcs Científics i Tecnològics de catalunya (XPCAT) [1] and the Catalan university hospitals [1].

Patronat de Biocat

President:

  • Pere Aragonès Garcia, President of the Government of Catalonia

 

First vice-president:

  • Josep Maria Argimon Pallàs, Minister of Health of the Government of Catalonia

 

Second vice-president:

  • Ignasi Biosca Reig, CataloniaBIO & HealthTech, CEO of Laboratoris Reig Jofré

 

Members:

  • Jaume Giró Ribas, Minister of Economy and Finance of Catalonia
  • Gemma Geis Carreras, Minister of Research and Universities of Catalonia
  • Roger Torrent Ramió, Minister of Business and Employment of Catalonia
  • Teresa Jordà Roura, Minister of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda of Catalonia
  • Jaume Collboni Cuadrado, First Deputy Mayor, representative of the Barcelona City Council
  • Antoni Esteve Cruella, Farmaindustria, Esteve Pharmaceuticals Director
  • Jorge Gallardo Ballart, Farmaindustria, President and CEO of Laboratoris Almirall
  • Fina Lladós Canela, Farmaindustria, General Manager Iberia at Amgen
  • Margarita López Acosta, Farmaindústria, Chief Executive Officer of Sanofi-Aventis
  • David Solanes López, Farmaindustria, Managing Director of Laboratorios Ern
  • Jaume Amat Riera, CataloniaBio & HealthTech, Founding Partner of Bioemprèn
  • Judit Anido Folgueira, CEO of CataloniaBio & HealthTech
  • José Luís Fernández Serrat, Fenin Catalonia, General Manager of AB Medica Group
  • Marc Pérez Pey, Fenin Catalonia, Western Europe and Africa vice president at HARTMANN
  • Nàdia Pons Ferreira, Representative and Director of the Health Entrepreneurship Program of the Medical Association of Barcelona
  • Francisco Javier Lafuente Sancho, Representative of the Catalan Association of Public Universities, Rector of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 
  • Joan Comella Carnicé, Representative of Associació Catalana d’Entitats de Recerca, Director of the Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca (VHIR) 
  • Josep M. Campistol Plana, Representative of Intensive Care Research Hospitals in Catalonia, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona Director General
  • Maria Terrades Palomar, Representative of Network of Science and Technology Parks of Catalonia, CEO of the Barcelona Science Park (PCB)

Secretary:

  • Josep Ramon Arisa Clusella, Procedures and Organization Coordinator of the Legal Department of the Catalan Health Service Legal Advisory Department