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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:

  • Manel Balcells Díaz, Minister of Health of the Government of Catalonia

 

Second vice-president:

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

 

Members:

  • Natàlia Mas Guix, Minister of Economy and Finance of Catalonia
  • Joaquim Nadal Farreras, 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, Representative of Farmaindustria, Esteve Pharmaceuticals Director and President of AdSalutem
  • Lídia Martín Pereda, Representative of Farmaindustria, General Manager of Almirall (in the process of accepting the position)
  • Fina Lladós Canela, Representative of Farmaindustria, Amgen Director
  • Margarita López Acosta, Representative of Farmaindústria, Chief Executive Officer of Sanofi-Aventis
  • David Solanes López, Representative of Farmaindustria, Managing Director of Laboratorios Ern
  • Joan Puig de Dou, Representative of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, President of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, CEO of Kymos Pharma Services
  • Mariona Serra Pagès, Representative of CataloniaBio & HealthTech, Co-funder and CEO of GoodGut
  • José Luís Fernández Serrat, Representative of Fenin Catalonia, General Manager of AB Medica Group
  • Marc Pérez Pey, Representative of Fenin Catalunya, President of Fenin Catalunya, Vice-president for Western Europe and Africa HARTMANN Group
  • Nàdia Pons Ferreira, Representative and Director of the Health Entrepreneurship Program of the Medical Association of Barcelona
  • Jaume Puy Llorens, Representative of the Catalan Association of Public Universities, Rector of the University of Lleida
  • Francesc Posas Garriga, Representative of the Associació Catalana d'Entitats de Recerca, Director of the Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB)
  • 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)
  • Lluís García Pareras, partner of Invivo Capital

Secretary:

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