STRUCTURE AND OPERATION

THE COUNCIL OF TWENTY

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 Hon. Mr. Joan Canadell Bruguera, of the Official Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation.

The Hon. Mr. Jordi Domingo Garcia-Milà.

  • José Luis Esteban i Mur (President of the Cereals Exchange)
  • Immaculada Amat Amigó
  • Víctor Blanc Marfà
  • Pere Chías Suriol
  • Josep Maria Coronas Guinart
  • Anna De Quirós Almorín
  • Raimon Domènech Suñer
  • Jordi Domingo Garcia-Milà
  • Antoni Fitó Baucells
  • Maria Isabel Galobardes Mendoza
  • Marta Martínez Gellida
  • Màrius Miró Gili
  • Ramón Nadal Riera
  • Ada Parellada Garrell
  • Santiago Vidal Marsal
  • David Vilà Bajona
  • Anna Cornadó Vidal
  • Lluís Ferrer Gaya

Xavier Coronas Guinart.

At the end of each session, the Council of Twenty shall appoint a Select Committee, composed of the Senior Consul and up to four more consuls, to whom shall be 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. It shall, however, take its decisions by a majority vote of its members and shall report on its activity at the next Council of Twenty meeting.

  • Jordi Domingo i Garcia-Milà, Cònsol Major
  • Immaculada Amat i Amigó
  • José Luís Esteban i Mur
  • Antoni Fitó i Baucells
  • Marta Martínez Gellida

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

Second Chance Committee
President: Ms. Isabel Galobardes i Mendoza
Vice President: