Board of Trustees

The UPF Barcelona School of Management belongs to the Fundación Instituto de Educación Continua de la Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF), a private non-profit foundation governed by a Executive Board and a Governing Council. The school also has a Board of Studies and an International Advisory Board.

Executive Board

Our Executive Board is chaired by the Rector of the UPF and is made up of the UPF and an important group of companies and institutions that directly designate the people who represent them.

President

  • Rector of the POMPEU FABRA UNIVERSITY, Prof. Oriol Amat i Salas

Vice presidents

  • FERROCARRILS DE LA GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA, President, Mrs. Marta Subirà i Roca
  • POMPEU FABRA UNIVERSITY, Deputy Vice Rector to the Rector, Prof. David Sancho Royo

Members

  • ABACUS, SCCL, Mr. Miquel Àngel Oliva
  • ARMAND BASI, S.L., President, Mrs. Nuria Basi
  • AUTORITAT PORTUÀRIA DE BARCELONA, President, Mr. Damià Calvet
  • BASF ESPAÑOLA, S.L., General Manager, Mr. Carles Navarro Vigo
  • BAYER HISPANIA, S.L., Medical Director, Mr. Guido Senatore
  • DELOITTE, S.L., Human Resources Director, Mrs. Maite Poyos Peralta
  • ERNST & YOUNG, S.L., partner Audit Services, Mrs. Rosalía Soler Villa
  • FERROCARRILS DE LA GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA, President, Mrs. Marta Subirà i Roca
  • CUATRECASAS FOUNDATION, Partner, Mr. Jorge Arqués Picañol
  • NATURGY FOUNDATION, General Manager, Mrs. Mª Eugènia Coronado
  • INCASOL, Director, Mrs. Mercè Conesa i Pagès
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES, S.A., Regional Director for Catalonia, Aragon and Balearic Islands, Mr. Marc Estapé Solernou
  • KPMG AUDITORES, S.L., Partner, Mr. Alejandro Núñez Pérez
  • ORACLE IBÉRICA S.R.L, Director, Mrs. Anna Moreu Hostench
  • PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE GRUPO EDITORIAL, S.A.U., Mrs. Marta Grau Massip
  • PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS AUDITORES, S.L., Partner, Mr. Joaquín Ortiz
  • SANOFI-AVENTIS, S.A., Head of Public Affairs, Mrs. Arantxa Catalán Ramos
  • TELEFÓNICA DE ESPAÑA, S.A., General Manager East Territory, Mr. José Manuel Casas Aljama
  • UNILEVER ESPAÑA, S.A, Comms director, Mrs. Ana Palencia
  • UNIVERSIDAD POMPEU FABRA:
    • Professor of Law & Philosophy (Rector of UP from 2005 up to 2013), Prof. Josep Joan Moreso Mateos
    • Commissioner for the UPF Barcelona School Of Management (UPF-BSM) and for the UPF strategy, Prof. Carles Ramió Matas
    • Manager, Mr. Oriol Escardibul
    • Chair of the Pompeu Fabra University Board of Trustees, Mrs. Montserrat Vendrell Rius
    • Professor of Philosophy at the Humanities Department of Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) (rector of UPF from 2013 up to 2021) Prof. Jaume Casals i Pons

Non-member secretary

  • UPF-BSM, Associate Provost for Strategic Projects de la Fundació Institut d’Educació Contínua, Mr. Marcos Eguiguren Huerta

 

Governing Council

The Governing Council, the ordinary body of representation, government and management, emanates directly from the Board of Trustees and establishes the general operating guidelines of our school.

President

  • President of the Executive Board of the Foundation, Rector of UNIVERSIDAD POMPEU FABRA , Prof. Oriol Amat

Vice Presidents

  • Vice President of the Executive Board of the Foundation, FERROCARRILS DE LA GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA, President, Mrs. Marta Subirà i Roca
  • Deputy Vice Rector, UNIVERSIDAD POMPEU FABRA, Prof. David Sancho Royo

Members

  • ARMAND BASI, S.L., President, Mrs. Nuria Basi
  • FUNDACIÓN CUATRECASAS, Partner, Mr. Jorge Arqués Picañol
  • PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS AUDITORES, S.L., Partner, Mr. Joaquín Ortiz

Secretary, non-member of the Governing Council

  • UPF-BSM, Associate Provost for Strategic Projects de la Fundació Institut d’Educació Contínua, Mr. Marcos Eguiguren Huerta

Board of Studies

The Board of Studies is the deliberative and consultative body of the Foundation, which advises the governing bodies on the programming of its studies.  

President 

  • JOSÉ M. MARTÍNEZ-SIERRA, Director General of the UPF Barcelona School of Management and Jean Monnet ad Personam Chair in EU Law and Government

Secretary of the Board of Studies

  • MRS. CRISTINA TORRALBO BALLESTEROS, Programs Manager, Institute of Continuing Education Foundation of Pompeu Fabra University 

Members

  • PROF. DAVID SANCHO ROYO, Associate University Professor in the Department of Political and Social Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University 
  • PROF. DAVID COMAS, Full profesor and director in the  Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University
  • PROF. DIDAC PUJOL, Associate Professor in the Translation and Language Sciences Department, Pompeu Fabra University 
  • PROF. ANNA MARIA CABALLE MARTORELL, Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Law, Pompeu Fabra University 
  • PROF. JOSE FERNANDEZ CAVIA, Head of the Department of Communication, Pompeu Fabra University 
  • PROF. MIRCEA EPURE, Deputy Director of the Department of Economics and Business 
  • MR. JOSEP GARRIGA PAITUVÍ, business consultant and representative of Telefónica on the Board of the Institute of Continuing Education Foundation of Pompeu Fabra University (1997-2004) 
  • MR. DOMINGO JAUMEANDREU ROS, Founder and CEO, Jaumandreu.net 
  • PROF. ENRIC PEIG OLIVÉ, Associate Professor in the Department of Information and Communications Technologies, Pompeu Fabra University 
  • MR. JOSEP REIXACH TURON, business consultant and representative of BBVA on the Board of the Institute of Continuing Education Foundation of Pompeu Fabra University (1999-2009) 
  • MR. PEDRO PABLO RODES ROCA, lawyer 
  • PROF. JOSEP MARIA CASTELLÀ, associate profesor in the  Department of Humanities, Pompeu Fabra University 
  • MR. MIQUEL TEIXIDOR CASTEY Founder and CEO, Genaker, currently part of ERICSSON

International Advisory Council

The International Advisory Council (IAC) is an advisory board that strengthens and it enhances the international reputation of the UPF Barcelona School of Management.

The main functions of the IAC are:

  • Evaluate the school's strategic plan and initiatives.
  • Offer advice based on trends.
  • Suggest the implementation of new innovative practices.
  • Contribute to enhancing the international dimension of the school.

IAC members provide expert advice representing gender, geographic, cultural and disciplinary diversity. Its participants cover a multidisciplinary spectrum of roles, including academia, industry and the institution. IAC members are approved by the UPF-BSM Governing Council.

The members of the IAC are

  • Veneta Andonova, Dean of the School of Management at UniAndes (Colombia)
  • Paolo Boccardelli, Dean of Luiss Business School (Italy)
  • Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi, Dean and President of ESSEC Business School (Eutopia) (France)
  • Anna Gener, CEO of Savills Aguirre Newman (Spain) and UPF Alumna
  • Thami Ghorfi, President of ESCA Ecole de Management (Morocco)
  • Andreu Mas Colell, Emeritus Lecturer of Economics at UPF, President of the BIST and former Minister of Economy for the Government of Catalonia
  • Janicke (Lilletvedt) Rasmussen, Dean of MSc. BI Norwegian Business School (Norway)
  • Oriol Segarra, CEO of Laboratorios Uriach (Spain) and UPF-BSM Alumnus
  • Bruno van Pottelsberghe, Dean of Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management at ULB (Belgium)