Governing Bodies

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the government, direction, administration and representation body of the Foundation, whose duties are to fulfil the foundations aims and administer its assets, fully maintaining their yield and utility. 

Chair: Secretary of State for Universities, Research, Development and Innovation, Ángeles Heras Caballero

Vice-Presidencies:

  • General Secretariat for Science Policy Coordination, Rafael Rodrigo Montero
  • Undersecretary of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pablo Martín González

Members:

  • Directorate of the Office of the Minister for Science, Innovation and Universities, Inmaculada Aguilar Nàcher
  • General Secretariat of Universities, José Manuel Pingarrón Carrazón
  • Directorate General for Research, Development and Innovation, Teresa Riesgo Alcaide
  • Directorate of the State Research Agency, Enrique Playán Jubillar
  • Chairwoman of the Spanish National Research Council, Rosa Menéndez López
  • Directorate General of the Centre for Industrial Technological Development, Javier Ponce Martinez
  • Directorate of the Cabinet of the State Secretariat for Universities, Research, Development and Innovation, Lucía Escapa Castro
  • Rector appointed by the Council of Universities, José Carlos Gómez Villamandos

 

Governing Board

The Governing Board is responsible for the ordinary management of the Foundation, with the powers delegated to it by the Board of Trustees, ensuring compliance with the agreements of the Board of Trustees, reviewing and analyzing all the documentation to be approved by the Board of Trustees and supervising compliance with the objectives and budgets for each financial year.

  • General Secretariat of Universities, José Manuel Pingarrón Carrazón
  • Directorate of the Cabinet of the State Secretariat for Universities, Research, Development and Innovation, Lucía Escapa Castro
  • Directorate of the cabinet of the Secretary General for Science Policy Coordination, Petra Fernández Álvarez

 

General Management

The General Manager leads the different departments of the Foundation, defining and implementing short, mid and long term policies in accordance with the guidelines of the Board of Trustees in order to promote the effective fulfilment of the purpose of the Foundation, so that it can honour its Vision.

General Manager: Paloma Domingo García