Mercè Conesa Pagès
CEO, Barcelona Global
Degree in Law from the UAB and specialized in Administrative Law and Urban Planning and Infrastructure Management. Master's degree in Public Management from the UPF, she studied an Innovation Program in Public Policies at ESADE in 1999 and completed the PADE from the IESE in 2020. She has been a member of the board of: Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Túnels de Vallvidrera (TABASA), Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya and she has participated in the Board of Directors of several public housing societies. She was mayor of Sant Cugat del Vallès from 2010 to 2018 and president of the Diputació de Barcelona from 2015 to 2018. She returned to infrastructure management in 2018 by assuming the executive presidency of the Port of Barcelona, promoting the electrification of the docks and the program Smart Ports Piers of the Future. In 2021 she assumed the general direction of the Institut Català del Sòl until November 2022 when he assumes the direction of Barcelona Global.