Present Position/ Profession:

  • First Vice-Chairman Barcelona Chamber of Commerce (Spain)
  • Vice-Chairman Fomento del Trabajo Nacional (employers association of Catalonia)
  • Member of the Board CEOE (employers association of Spain)
  • Member of Board of the Barcelona Harbour Authority
  • Chairman Saba Italia, S.p.A (Italy)
  • Member of the Board of Banco Mare Nostrum SA (Spain)
  • Member of the Board of ThyssenKrupp Elevator Spain SA
  • Member of the WCF General Council (France)
  • Honorary member of IBTTA (International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association) (USA)
  • Honorary Chairman ASETA (European Toll Motorways Association) (Belgium)
  • Vice Chairman of the Abertis Fondation (Italy)
  • Advisor of some companies in Europe


  • PhD Polytechnical University of Catalonia (UPC)
  • Industrial Engineering Degree (UPC)
  • Technical Engineering Mining Degree (UPC)
  • Diploma in Marketing (N-E)
  • Management Technician (UPC)
  • H.D. in Management, Markenting and Public Relations (ESERP)


  • Chairman of several companies and institutions:
    • Meff, Aiaf, Senaf Holding de Mercados Financieros, S.A.
    • Financial Derivatives Market in Spain
    • Caprabo, S.A., Finaves, S.A., ASETA, ASECAP
  • Member of the Board of several companies and institutions:
    • CEO of ACESA, Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, S.A., Gas Natural, S.A.
    • Inmobiliaria Colonial SA, Societe Fonciere Lyonnese SA (France)
    • Autostrade Spa (Italy), SANEF (France), Autopistas Atlantico (Portugal)
  • Public Service:
    • Minister for Economy and Finance of the Catalan Government
    • Vice-Chairman Spanish Council for Fiscal and Financial Policy
    • Member, High Level Group for Public and Private Partnership in Infrastructures in the European Union
    • Executive Committee of the Organisation for the Olympic Games in Barcelona, in 1992 (COOB’92)

National Day Award:

  • The Public Service Star (Distinguished Friends of Singapore) 2016


  • Senator and Former Vice- President of the Executive Board of Cercle del Liceu (Barcelona Opera House)
  • Past President of the Rotary Club of Barcelona
  • Former Vice-Chairman of the European Scout Committee
  • Consul de Mar of Barcelona


  • Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich (Austria)
  • Cavaliere di Gran Croce della OMRI (Italy)
  • Grande Ufficiale della Ordine al Merito della Republica Italiana (Italy)
  • Medalla al Mérito del Transporte del Ministerio de Fomento (Spain)
  • Medalla al Mérito de la Policía Nacional española (Spain)
  • Medal Universidad Politecnica of Catalonia (Spain)
  • Medal, Escuela de Arquitectos Técnicos of Barcelona (Spain)
  • Medalla del Deporte del Ayuntamiento de Barcelona (Spain)
  • Cruz de Plata de la Guardia Civil (Spain)
  • Medalla al Mérito de la Guardia Urbana de Barcelona (Spain)
  • European Scout Medal
  • Key of Barcelona

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