Mercedes Barceló

Chairperson. Degree in medicine and surgery from the University of Barcelona; completed two postgraduate courses in Tropical Medicine at the UAB. Has worked for more than 20 years at the Institut Dexeus in Barcelona. She travels at least twice a year in order to monitor the progress of the projects on-site and to identify new proposals.

Cristina Cuatrecasas

Vice President. Degree in Medicine and Surgery and Veterinary; completed two postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine at the UAB. She has spent long periods of time living in Kenya and Tanzania.

Fernando Labastida

Secretary. Economist, graduate of ESADE and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of New York. PDD from IESE in Barcelona.

Gloria Ventós Omedes

Vocal. Directora General de diferentes empresas. Amplia experiencia en el sector de la restauración como administratora y propietaria.

José Gabriel Martín

Vocal. Master’s in Aeronautical Engineering and graduate of IESE and INSEAD. Member of several boards and associations.

Jose Luís Acha

Vocal. Graduate in Law and promoter of the Rivaria Foundation. Board member for several foundations.

Víctor Barceló

Vocal. Graduate and MBA from ADE, specialist in Investment Banking.

Inés Cuatrecasas

Vocal. Co-founder and director of the fashion brand “mille collines”, which has its headquarters in Rwanda, where she has been living for years.

Marta Cuatrecasas

Vocal. MBA from IESE and with a degree in Journalism, brand manager at Áreas, a leading company in the area of travel retail.

Josep Lluís Fernández

Honorary Member. Creu de Sant Jordi (St. George Cross). Worked as a missionary in Cameroon from 1971 until 1986.



Alejandro Lucena

Director. Business Administration graduate from the University of Barcelona. Passionate and motivated by project management with strong leadership skills and perseverance  in achieving goals despite the difficulties. Experience in managing projects as well as in seeking investors and partners. Entrepreneur and founder of a social enterprise in Sierra Leone.

Mar Juncà

Management Assistant. Degree in Hotel Management by the UAB.

Laura Fernández

Head of administration. Degree in Business Administration and specialised in economic-financial management.