Excm. Sr. Rafael FOGUET i AMBRÓS
Riba Roja d’Ebre (Tarragona), 1933
Chemistry Section (3rd)
Speciality: Industrial Chemistry & Business Administration.
Ingress date: 26.01.1995
Education: 1957,Chemistry Degree,UB(University of Barcelona) Extraordinary Award. Further: Implementation studies in Chemical Engineering, Industrial Organisation, Informatics,Economics and Marketing. 2010, PhD HC (UB).-Foreign languages:French,English,German. Appointments: 1957-1974:up to General Manager of Cros Group of chemical companies.-1974-2005: Managing Director (CEO) & ExecutiveVicepresident of finechemicals,pharmaceuticals&food Ferrer International Group,including 32 companies,22 in foreign countries.- “Expoquimia” start up (1965), Vice Chairman (1975-1994), Chairman (1994-2012).- Emmeritus Chairman (from 2012).- Past Chairman of the “Royal Academy of Sciences & Arts of Barcelona” (2003-2011).Founder of“Chemistry&Society Forum”,Madrid (2005 to date).- Chairman and Vice-chairman of “Spanish Society of Industrial Chemistry” (1975-2015).-Member of “Consell de Vint del Consolat de Mar” (Board of 20 members).- Member of Barcelona University Social Council (1992-to day).-“Foundation Bosch i Gimpera”,UB (1989-2013).-Member of “Barcelona Bibliophiles Association”,(1990-to date). Member of “International Map Collectors Society”, London,UK.(1985- to day). Past member of the board of Barcelona Chamber of Commerce&Industry (1975-2005) Professional, social activities and publications: Fostering research, technical apps, projects in chemicals, phamaceuticals, food and materials. Same in social & cultural associations, and books &maps collectors.More than 170 technical and economical papers published or lectured and 90 patents. Some Honors: Creu de Sant Jordi (2002).-Chemist of the year (2003).-Gold Medal of ANQUE (2008).- Medalla Marti Franqués(2011).-Medal of FVEA.- Gold medal of Barcelona (2013).- Medalla Fira de Barcelona(2013).-Gaudi-Gresol Prize (2013).-Medalla Consolat de Mar (2015).