Former members - Advisory Council of DIPLOCAT

The descriptions and titles of the former members correspond to the period they were on the Advisory Council of DIPLOCAT.

Institutional area

  • Francesc Claret

    Senior Political Affairs Officer of the United Nations

  • Ambler Moss

    [1937-2022] United States Ambassador to Panama (1978-1982); United States vice-consul in Barcelona (1964-1966)

Academic / research area

  • Carme Colomina

    Associate Researcher of CIDOB and visiting professor at the College of Europe

  • Xavier Estivill

    Head of the Department of Genomics and Personalized Medicine at the Quirón Dexeus University Hospital in Barcelona

  • Esther Giménez-Salinas

    Director of the Pere Tarrés-URL Chair of Social and Restorative Justice, rector at the Ramon Llull University, Barcelona (2002-2012)

  • Josep Ramoneda

    Philosopher; director of the European School of Humanities; director of the Institut de recherche et d'innovation (2009-2014)

  • Xavier Sala-i-Martín

    Grossman Professor of Development Economics at Columbia University, New York

  • Anna Veiga

    Professor of Biology and Researcher at Pompeu Fabra University, Director of the Cell Line Bank at the CMR[B]

Business / economics area

  • Sol Daurella

    President of Coca-Cola European Partners and Honorary Consul of Iceland in Barcelona

  • Andreu Mas-Colell

    Economy Minister of the Catalan government (2010-2016); secretary general of the European Research Council (2009-2010)

  • Carme Ruscalleda

    Chef and businesswoman

  • Cristina Ventura

    Chief Catalyst Officer at The Lane Crawford Joyce Group in Hong Kong

Cultural / social area

  • Josep Carreras

    Tenor (opera singer)

  • Marta Casals

    Founder and vice-president of the Pau Casals Foundation; president of the Manhattan School of Music, New York

  • Colm Tóibín

    Irish writer

Sports area

  • Natàlia Arroyo

    Catalan women's football team manager

  • Àlex Corretja

    Tennis player and trainer

  • Xavi Hernández


  • Núria Picas

    Mountain runner

Last updated: 01/09/2023