Direction Assistant Director Information Systems,Documentation and Communication Director’s Office Institutional Relations Visibility and Participation Administration, Human Resources and Budget Prevention Directorate Training Legislation and Legal Affairs Analysis and Investigations Directorate Detailed Public Spending Analysis Local Authorities Government and Parliament of Catalonia The directorMiguel Ángel Gimeno Jubero Born in Binèfar, Bachelor of Law (LL.B) from the University of Barcelona in 1975, postgraduate degree in Catalan Civil Law from the Open University of Catalonia in 2001. Gimeno Jubero has built his professional career entirely in Catalonia, practicing law from 1976 to 1980. He entered the judicial career in December 1982 and was appointed judge in February 1983. He was promoted to magistrate in 1987 and has spent most of his career in the criminal jurisdiction. He has served as a judge in Prat de Llobregat (1983-84), and as most senior judge in Badalona (1984-85) and Hospitalet de Llobregat (1985-87). As a magistrate, he served in the Court of First Instance and Instruction number 3 of Hospitalet de Llobregat (1987-89), the Court of Instruction number 22 of Barcelona (1989-91), Criminal Court number 4 of Barcelona (1991-93) and in section 10 of the Provincial Court of Barcelona (1993-2000). He was president of Section 6 of the Provincial Court of Barcelona (2000-2010). In parallel, from 2004 to 2007, he was a member of the Governing Board of the Judicial Academy and in 2006 was appointed member of its pedagogical committee. Gimeno Jubero was also president of the High Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC) from 2010 to 2015, and then magistrate of the Civil and Criminal Chamber of the TSJC until September 2016, when he was appointed director of the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia. He has combined his career in the judiciary with teaching at the Police Academy of Catalonia (1991), the Autonomous University of Catalonia (1992-94) as associate professor of Criminal Law, and the University of Barcelona (2000-08), as well as at the Barcelona Bar Association (2005-09) as a teacher on various master’s degrees in the field of Criminal Law. Assistant DirectorJoan Xirau Joan Xirau graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona and holds a master’s degree in Public Management, awarded by ESADE-Ramon Llull. He has held various positions in the Government of Catalonia, the most recent as head of Technical and Regulatory Support in the Directorate-General for Government Modernisation and Innovation. Within the Catalan Government, he has also been head of the Electronic Processes and Administration Office in the Secretariat of Public Administration and Function (2013-2016), the sectorial secretary of the Secretariat of Relations with Justice Administration (2009-2011), deputy director-general of Personnel Management in the Directorate-General for Public Employees (1995-1999) and head of the office of the Catalan Minister for the Environment Albert Vilalta (1991-1993). The Parliament of Catalonia ratified Joan Xirau’s appointment as the new Assistant Director of the Anti-Fraud Office on 26 October 2016 and he was appointed by the director with effect from 1 November 2016. Sara Vidal Casellas, Head of the Director’s Office From 2013 till the time she joined the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia, Sara Vidal Casellas was an adviser to the Catalan Government minister of Justice on matters to do with judicial relations and support and was attached to the presidency of the Catalan High Court of Justice. In 2011, she was an adviser in the Spanish Government Delegation to Catalonia, attached to the Barcelona Sub-Delegation, and for some months advised the Spanish government delegate. From 2006 to the end of 2010, she was the head of the office of the Catalan Government minister of Home Affairs and Justice. Between 2004 and 2006, she worked as an adviser to the Catalan Government secretary of Telecommunications and the Information Society. Prior to this, she worked at the Catalan Federation of Municipalities, where she performed various tasks. Beginning in 1996, she was head of the training unit for specialist local staff in Catalonia. She supports the director, oversees the Anti-Fraud Office’s public relations, co-ordinates the production of the annual report and sees to it that internal rules and regulations are complied with. firstname.lastname@example.org Lourdes Parramon i Bregolat, Head of Institutional Relations Lourdes Parramon i Bregolat graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona (1989), holds a postgraduate qualification in mediation, awarded by the Council of the Bar Associations of Catalonia, and is an expert in corporate integrity and business culture, for which she studied at the Ortega y Gasset University Institute. She has worked as a lawyer and mediator for more than ten years in collaboration with a number of professional practices and mediation centres. She has sat on various committees of the Barcelona Bar Association and is a member of the Association of Women Jurists. She oversaw the Programme to Create an Office to Combat Fraud, launched in 2005 by the Catalan ministries of the Presidency and of Governance and Public Administrations, and was responsible, among other tasks, for finalising the proposed legal regulations governing the Anti-Fraud Office and for planning, managing and co-ordinating the actions required to launch the office and ensure its effective introduction. She has taught training sessions on controlling corruption in universities, business schools, corporate associations, professional associations and county councils, among others. She has also collaborated as an adviser to a number of projects with leading institutions, among them Transparency International (she is a member of the Commission on Legal and Social Measures against Corruption) and the Global Compact Network. She has participated in the monitoring of various parliamentary committees (the Pujol Case and CEMCORD) and has co-ordinated the corresponding follow-up reports. She is responsible for fostering and managing the Anti-Fraud Office’s institutional relations and its promotion at home and abroad, as well as for setting in motion initiatives to raise social awareness through citizens’ involvement. email@example.com Àngel Egea Llanés, Human Resources and Budget Division Àngel Egea Llanés graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona in 1992 and holds a master’s degree in Senior Management, awarded by the Catalan School of Public Administration (EAPC), as well as a diploma in Innovation and Leadership Strategies, awarded by IESE, and a postgraduate qualification in Tax and Company Law, from Abat Oliba-CEU. He has also studied for a doctoral degree in Financial and Taxation Law at the University of Barcelona. He is a public employee in the Legal, Senior and Administrative corps of the Government of Catalonia. He has pursued his professional career in the Government of Catalonia since 1986, eventually coming to occupy his current post in the Anti-Fraud Office. He has been a lawyer in the Government of Catalonia Legal Office since 1994 and joined the Legal Corps of the Government of Catalonia in 2003. As a member of the Legal Corps, he has represented the Government of Catalonia and presented its legal defences before all the judicial bodies of the various jurisdictions. He served as the director of Services in the Catalan Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food between 2012 and 2015 and was chief legal officer in the Legal Advice unit in the Catalan Ministry of Justice from 2004 to 2011. In addition, he was the group head on taxation issues (2003-2004) and Governance (2011-2012) in the Directorate-General for Litigation in the Government of Catalonia’s Legal Office. He lectures in Administrative Law at the Catalan School of Public Administration (EAPC) and has taught on the master’s degree course in the Legal Profession and on the postgraduate programme on Advanced Public Law at Pompeu Fabra University-IEC-Barcelona School of Management. He has also given numerous addresses, participated in many seminars and produced publications of a juridical nature. He manages the Anti-Fraud Office’s budget and human and material resources. firstname.lastname@example.org Òscar Roca Safont, Director of Prevention Òscar Roca Safont graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona in 1989. He has pursued his professional career in the public sector, specialising in the field of justice and in autonomous community public administration. He is a member of the Catalan Government Legal Corps and is also a legal adviser to the Mossos d’Esquadra (the Catalan Government police force). He served as a public prosecutor between 1996 and 2002. Between 2009 and 2016, he was head of the Legislation and Legal Affairs Division of the Anti-Fraud Office. He was appointed Director of Prevention in November 2016. He has collaborated as an expert in several domestic, European and international projects related to good governance and institutional integrity. He has taught at university level and has written and edited a number of publications. Jordi Tres Viladomat, Head of Training in the Prevention Directorate Jordi Tres Viladomat graduated in Political and Administration Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1992. He has pursued his professional career as a trainer, training designer and training project director in various organisations in the private sector. He has also worked as an adviser on training and development projects in public-sector bodies in Catalonia. Since late 2009, he has run the Training Division in the Prevention Directorate of the Anti-Fraud Office, promoting awareness-raising and training projects on public integrity. In this post, he has worked in concert with various public institutions in Catalonia at a local level, in the Government of Catalonia administration and in publicly-run universities. Rosa Maria Pérez, Head of the Legislation and Legal Affairs Division Rosa Maria Pérez graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona in 1991 and holds a master’s degree in International Studies, awarded by the University of Barcelona (1995), and a master’s degree in Public Law and Administrative Organisation, awarded by Pompeu Fabra University (1998). She has pursued her professional career in the public sector, firstly as a member of the Senior Administration Corps of the Government of Catalonia and later as a member of the Catalan Government Legal Corps. She has taught as an associate lecturer in the Administrative Law Department of Pompeu Fabra University and also as an internal trainer in the Catalan School of Public Administration (EAPC). Manel Díaz Espiñeira, Director of Analysis and Investigations Manel Díaz Espiñeira graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona in 1986 and holds a master’s degree in Employment Law and Social Security, awarded by the University of Barcelona, and a diploma in Senior Management, awarded by the School of Public Administration/ESADE. He is a member of the Senior Administration Corps of the Government of Catalonia. Between 1987, the year he joined the Administration of the Government of Catalonia, and 2001, he pursued his professional career in areas related to human resources and legal advice. In 2001, he joined the Technical Secretariat of the Consultative Administrative Procurement Board, where he was in charge of Studies and Documentation, and was head of the Company Classification and Records Division until 2009. He served as deputy director-general of Supplies and Services in the Directorate-General for Heritage of the Government of Catalonia, vice-president of the Central Supplies Commission and as a member of the Consultative Administrative Procurement Board between 2009 and 2017. He lectures in public procurement at the Catalan School of Public Administration (EAPC) and has participated as a speaker in a number of seminars on public purchasing. Bruno González Valdelièvre, Head of Detailed Public Spending Analysis in the Analysis Directorate Bruno González Valdelièvre graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona in 1996. He also completed two courses in Telecommunications Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Barcelona. He began his professional career as a lawyer in the field of public law, more specifically, in administrative and constitutional law, in a multidisciplinary practice operating at an international level. He subsequently entered the local public sector where, after a few early years specialising in public procurement, he was appointed secretary-general of the town councils of Molins de Rei and Esparreguera. Since 2008, he has been a local administration public employee with a state-wide remit. In 2010, he joined the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia as a divisional head in the Analysis Directorate. Between 2014 and 2016, he was the director of Analysis. Since 2012, he has participated as the Anti-Fraud Office’s representative in national and European projects providing training for analysts and on sharing best practices to combat corruption. Mariano Pérez Fraile, Head of Local Authorities in the Investigations Directorate Mariano Pérez Fraile graduated in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid, studied for a doctorate in the Department of Administrative and Process Law at the University of Barcelona and specialised in urban planning law at the National University of Distance Education. He began his career in the financial sector before going on to practise law. He has extensive experience in Justice Administration, where he has exercised jurisdictional, fiscal and secretariat functions in the ambit of the Catalan High Court of Justice. He has lectured in criminal and criminal process law in the Police School of Catalonia. He subsequently joined the local public sector as a career public employee (lawyer) in Local Administration. In this sector, he has served as a specialist, senior staff member and as a director, particularly in the realms of the economy, organisation, human resources and advice and legal defence. He is a career public employee in the professional category, as a graduate in Law, supporting the Government of Catalonia Mossos d’Esquadra police force. Roger Folguera Fondevila, Head of Catalan Government and Parliament, Foundations and Consortiums in the Investigations Directorate Roger Folguera Fondevila holds a degree in Business Administration and Management. He also graduated in Law and qualified as a Sworn Accounts Auditor. He has spent 16 years working in the field of financial control and legality, the last eleven years of which he has been involved in external control of the public sector in Catalonia. He is a career auditor in the Auditors Corps of the Public Audit Office of Catalonia, providing special services to the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia, where he has been Head of the Catalan Government and Parliament Division in the Analysis and Investigations Directorate since September 2010.