Assistant Director

Olinda Anía Lafuente

Olinda Anía Lafuente

Born in Manlleu, graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona in 1985, with a Master's in Labor Relations from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (1993) and expert in Ethics and Administration and in Public Sector and Control, from the University of Barcelona (2016) -2018).

Her professional career has been carried out mainly in the Administration of the Generalitat of Catalonia (Catalan Government). In 1984 she joined the Department of Labor of the Generalitat as a Budget Management Technician and from 1985 to 1990 she worked in a professional firm as a lawyer, in the fields of civil and commercial law. In 1990 she joined the Catalan Institute of Health as a Superior Technician. In 1991 she went on to provide services at the Catalan Women's Institute as Economic and Administrative Manager.

From 1992, she developed her professional activity for twenty-one years in different bodies of the Health Department, first at the Catalan Health Service, at the Health Department itself and at the Institute of Health Studies, an autonomous body of which she was Deputy Director from 2008 to 2013.

In 2014, she joined the Administration and Public Function Secretariat of the Governance Department, Public Administrations and Housing, as an expert in policies for the modernization and reform of the Administration, where she developed functions of planning, proposal, coordination of projects related to the governance and transformation of the Administration of the Generalitat and analysis of comparative experiences, on issues related to transparency, public integrity, professional public management, public sector and public-private collaboration until 2020.

From 2020 to 2023, she held positions related to public integrity, good governance, the prevention and monitoring of bad practices, conflicts of interest and incompatibilities, harassment protocols and the quality of public services. The last position she has held is Head of the Good Governance Area (November 2023 to the present), of the General Directorate of Good Governance, Innovation and Democratic Quality in the Department of the Presidency. She was previously Deputy Director of Transparency and Interest Groups (2022), Deputy Director of Transparency and Open Data (2021), responsible for Integrity and Good Governance Policies (2020) attached to the Transparency and Open Government Secretariat of the Department of Foreign Action and Transparency.


  • To stand in for the Anti-Fraud director in the event of their absence or temporary incapacity.

  • To perform the duties delegated to him by the director in accordance with the law.

  • To serve as acting director of the Anti-Fraud Office in the event that the director leaves their post for reasons other than the expiry of their tenure.


Election of the assistant director

The director of the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia, with the prior approval of the Parliamentary Committee on Institutional Affairs, may appoint a person of proven expertise and skills to the post of assistant director, to whom the eligibility and incompatibility conditions applicable to the director shall also apply.