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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governance and administrative body of the Foundation. It represents, manages and assumes all the powers and functions necessary to obtain the goals of the foundation.

The following institutions are represented on the VHIR Board of Trustees, through their members:

  • Department of Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Department of Research and Universities of the Generalitat de Catalunya. The VHIR is a CERCA center, of the Institution Cerca organization that depends on this department.
  • Vall d'Hebron University Hospital.
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), of which we are an Affiliated University Research Institute..
  • Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO). Along with VHIR, it is part of the Accredited Institute of the Vall d'Hebron Campus, an entity that includes the research institutes of Vall d'Hebron that have been accredited by the Instituto de Salud Carlos (ISCIII) as Health Research Institutes.
  • The Catalan Health Institute (ICS, by its acronym in Catalan)

President

Josep Maria Argimon

Sir. Josep Maria Argimon Pallàs

President of the Board of Trustees. The counselor of the Department of Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Vicepresident and secretary

Gemma Geis

Sra. Gemma Geis i Carreras

First Vicepresident of the Board of Trustees. The counselor of the Department of Research and Universities of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
Javier Lafuente

Sr. Francisco Javier Lafuente Sancho

Second Vicepresident of the Board of Trustees. Dean of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
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Sr. Lluís Rovira Pato

Secretary of the Board of Trustees. Director of the Catalan Research Centres Institute (CERCA).

Members

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Dra. Aina Plaza Tesias

Member of the Board of Trustees. General Director of Health Planning of the Health Department of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
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Sr. Joan Gómez Pallarès

Member of the Board of Trustees. General Direction of the Research department of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
Armand Sánchez

Dr. Armand Sánchez Bonastre

Member of the Board of Trustees. Vice-Rector for Research and Transference of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
Albert Salazar

Dr. Albert Salazar i Soler

Member of the Board of Trustees. Manager of the Vall d'Hebron Hospital.
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Sra. Montserrat Llavayol i Giralt

Member of the Board of Trustees. General subdirector of Health Research of the Health Department of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
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Sr. Manuel Armengol Carrasco

Member of the Board of Trustees. Coordinator of the Vall d'Hebron Hospital University Unit.
Mònica Rodríguez

Dra. Mònica Rodríguez Carballeira

Member of the Board of Trustees. Director of the Vall d'Hebron Hospital training programme.
Josep Tabernero

Dr. Josep Tabernero Caturla

Member of the Board of Trustees. Director of Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology.
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Dr. Sònia Abilleira Castells

Member of the Board of Trustees. Institut Català de la Salut's hospitals Care Director.