Laura Foraster i Lloret

Secretary General of the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia

Laura Foraster (Barcelona, 1976) holds a degree in Business Administration from the Pompeu Fabra University, a degree in Humanities from the Open University of Catalonia and a master's degree in European Studies from the KU Leuven, in addition to specific training in public diplomacy and electoral observation missions. From 2012 to 2018 she was the executive director of Diplocat and had previously served as chief of cabinet of Josep Huguet when he was Catalan minister of Trade, Tourism and Consumer Affairs (2003-2006) and Catalan minister of Innovation, Universities and Business (2006-2010). Prior to these positions, she worked in Brussels, undertaking various jobs in the European Commission, the Committee of the Regions, the Delegation of the Government of the Generalitat of Catalonia to the European Union and the European Parliament. She has been secretary general of Diplocat since 17 December 2018.

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Profile and professional background (in Catalan) PDF


Annual salary of the Secretary General

Year Starting date End date Salary Notes
2019 1/1/2019   85.636,36 €  
2018 19/12/2018 31/12/2018 2.387,04 €  

Last updated: 05/11/2019