Ramón Adell Ramón

Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Bachelor’s degree and PhD. in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Barcelona. B.A. in Law from the University of Barcelona. Certified Public Accountant by the Instituto de Censores de Cuentas de España and Financial Analyst. Full Professor of Financial Economics and Accounting with the Business Department of the University of Barcelona. He has held management positions at various companies throughout his professional career, being part of the team that led the creation and development of the Futures and Options Markets in Spain. He has published various books and numerous articles related to business economics and executive management.

He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Gas Natural SDG, S.A. since June 2010 and Chair of that company’s Audit Committee since November 2014. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Planeta Formación y Universidades.

At the institutional level, he has been President of the Societat d’Estudis Econòmics since 2011, Honorary Chairman of the Spanish Association of Managers (Asociación Española de Directivos) (AED) since 2010, Vice Chairman of Foment del Treball Nacional since 2014, of the CEDE since 1997, and of Fundación CEDE since 2005, as well as advisory member of the Plenum of the Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona since 2009 and member of the Governing Board of the Institute for Economic Studies (Instituto de Estudios Económicos). He is also an Honorary Member of the European Higher Council of Doctors and Doctors Honoris Causa.

He has been a fellow of the Spanish Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences since 2016.