The Council of Twenty is the Consulate of the Sea’s decision-making body, as set forth in article 3 of its regulations, composed of the President of the Chamber and twenty consuls:

  • Nineteen consuls appointed by the Chamber’s Plenary Session, on the motion of the Executive Committee, all individuals of acknowledged repute in the Chamber’s industrial, commercial and service fields, ensuring that it represents the broadest possible range of business sectors.
  • A twentieth consul who shall be the President of the Cereals Exchange, given its close historical ties of cooperation with the Consulate of the Sea

The term of office of the consuls is four years and they can be re-elected.

The council is chaired by the President of the Chamber of Commerce or, by his/her delegation, by the Senior Consul, chosen from among the members of the Council of Twenty.

The position of Secretary of the Consulate of the Sea is held by the General Secretary of the Chamber.

The Council is chaired by the President of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce.

  • José Luis Esteban Mur (President of the Cereals Market)
  • Immaculada Amat Amigó
  • Víctor Blanc Marfà
  • Pere Chías Suriol
  • Anna Cornadó Vidal
  • Josep Maria Coronas Guinart
  • Anna De Quirós Almorín
  • Raimon Domènech Suñer
  • Jordi Domingo Garcia-Milà
  • Lluís Ferrer Gaya
  • Antoni Fitó Baucells
  • Oriol Guixà Arderiu
  • Emma Gumbert Jordan
  • Marta Martínez Gellida
  • Màrius Miró Gili
  • Ramón Nadal Riera
  • Pascual Ortuño Muñoz
  • Ada Parellada Garrell
  • Santiago Vidal Marsal
  • David Vilà Bajona
  • Aureli Casabona Bel (Honorary Consul)
  • Àngel Garcia Fontanet (Honorary Consul)


Xavier Coronas Guinart.

The Select Committee has delegated during the interim between meetings of the Council of Twenty, the latter’s functions in the administration of arbitrations and alternative dispute resolution systems.

  • Immaculada Amat Amigó
  • José Luís Esteban Mur
  • Antoni Fitó Baucells
  • Marta Martínez Gellida

Legislative Committee
President: Mr. Josep Maria Valls i Xufré
Vice President: Ms. Marta Martínez i Gellida
Members: Mr. Jordi Pagés, Mrs. Aura Esther Vilalta and Mrs. Isabel Viola

Bankruptcy Mediation Committee