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Board of trustees

President

  • Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, Carmen Vela Olmo.

Vice-presidents

  • First: General Secretary for Science, Technology and Innovation 
  • Second: Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness

Members

  • Director of the Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness,
  • Director General for Scientific and Technical Research.
  • Director General for Innovation and Competitiveness.
  • President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
  • Director General of the Centre for Industrial and Technological Development (CDTI)
  • Head of the Bureau of the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, 
  • Deputy General Director for Planning and Monitoring.

 

Governing Board

  • Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation.
  • Undersecretary for Economic Affairs and Competitiveness.
  • General Secretary for Science, Technology and Innovation.
  • Head of the Bureau of the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation.
  • General Director for Scientific and Technical Research.

 

General Directorate

It leads the different directorates and offices of the Foundation, defining and implementing short-, medium- and long-term policies in accordance with the guidelines of the Board of Trustees to boost the effective fulfilment of the Foundation’s goals, so that it may achieve its Vision.

Its roles are:

  • To lead dialogue with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness, and with the highest levels of the other agents in the Spanish Science and Technology System.
  • To represent FECYT before the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and Ministries and Organisations linked to Science and Innovation.
  • To lead the FECYT’s Team of Directors, transferring the guidelines set by the Board of Trustees to its operations.
  • To define, lead and drive forward the implementation of a strategy that responds to the requirements of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness and ensures that the Foundation’s Vision is achieved.
  • To safeguard efficient management of the Foundation’s budget.
  • To drive forward the creation of fora and structures that help to relate the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness to other ministerial structures and Department of Science and Technology (SECYT) agents.

The General Director of FECYT is José Ignacio Fernández Vera.