Montserrat Vendrell

President of the Social Council of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra

(Barcelona, ​​1964) is the third consecutive woman to hold the position of President of the University Social Council, after Núria Basi (2008-2019) and Mercè Sala (2004-2008).

She is a partner in Alta Life Sciences, a venture capital fund based in Barcelona that invests in life sciences companies. She was previously the General Manager of Biocat (2007-2015), the Barcelona Science Park (2014-2015) and the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, BIST (2015-2016).

A doctor of biology from the University of Barcelona (1991), she did a postdoctoral fellowship at Hoffmann La Roche (NJ, USA, 1992-1994) and at the Consell Superior d’Investigacions Científiques (CSIC, 1995-1997). He holds a Master’s degree in Scientific Communication from the UPF-Barcelona School of Management (1997), a General Management Program (PDG) from IESE (2007) and a Promotion from ESADE (2015).

She is also currently Chair of the Executive Committee of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of the RACC and the EADA Board of Trustees.

Montserrat Vendrell