Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees (Patronat) is the maximum authority representing, governing and administering the Fundació per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Foundation for the Open University of Catalonia, FUOC), in accordance with Article 14 of the Statutes.

The FUOC Board of Trustees’ main functions are:

  • To approve and, where necessary, modify the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia, UOC) organisational and operational regulations.
  • To appoint and dismiss the President and the General Manager.
  • To approve the University’s budget and accounts.
  • To approve the action plan presented by the President and evaluate the results.

The UOC President and FUOC General Manager attend the meetings of the Board of Trustees, in an advisory role.

 
Pere Vallès, Chair of the Board of Trustees.
 
Hon. Joaquim Nadal, Minister for Research and Universities.
In representation of the Government of Catalonia.
 
Hon. Josep Gonzàlez-Cambray, Minister for Education.
In representation of the Government of Catalonia.
 
Joaquim Nin, General Secretary of the Department of Research and Universities.
In representation of the Government of Catalonia.
 
Maria Victòria Girona, Director General of Universities.
In representation of the Government of Catalonia.
 
Liliana Arroyo, Director General of Digital Society.
In representation of the Government of Catalonia.
 
Pau Bestit, executive committee member of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce.
In representation of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce.
 
In representation of the Institute for Catalan Studies.
 
Independent trustee. President of Webhelp Spain.
 
Independent trustee. Tech Barcelona CEO.
 
Independent trustee. Partner at Coronas Advocats.
 
Pere Fabra is the Secretary of the Board of Trustees.