by Gemma Escarré,
Montserrat Vendrell has been named the new president of the Pompeu Fabra University Board of Trustees (UPF), taking over from Núria Basi, who had held the position since 2008. The board is the body through which society participates in the UPF.
Vendrell is a partner in the venture capital fund Alta Life Sciences, member of the CataloniaBio & HealthTech board of directors and president of the executive committee at the Pasqual Maragall Foundation.
She is the third woman in a row to hold the position of president of the UPF Board of Trustees.