Joan Bigorra


Director of Strategy and Innovation at Barcelona Institute of Global Health , Senior Advisor of Innovation at University of Barcelona Clínic Hospital , Associate Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra( UPF), and Scientific Director of the Official Master on Leadership & Management of Science and Innovation (IDEC , UPF).

Former Director of Innovation at University of Barcelona Clínic Hospital from 2009 to 2014, Managing Director of the FundacióClínic for Biomedical Research from 2006 to 2008. Former General Manager of Novartis Pharma Spain, former Medical Director and Head of R&D of Bayer Healthcare , BoehringerIngelheim and Sandoz Pharma in Spain.

Graduate (M.D.) and Ph.D. in Medicine by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona ; Board Certified Specialist in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Graduate in Law by the National Distance Learning University and Master in Biomedicine, Biotechnology and EU Law; Graduate in Health Economics by the University of Tromso, Norway. Senior Management Development Program by IESE Business School .