The Evaluation Committee unanimously approved Isabel Balliu’s application on the basis of her sound experience in the public sector, and more specifically in the cultural arena, as well as in management positions involving duties such as those required for the position of manager of L’Auditori. This is in addition to her knowledge of L’Auditori’s goals and current situation, the complexities involved in its management and the fact that she has the necessary skills for the position.
The Evaluation Committee involved in the call for applications was composed of the following: Robert Brufau, L’Auditori’s director, who acted as chairman; two Barcelona City Council representatives (Marta Clari, manager of the Area of Culture, Education, Science and Community, and Mònica Mateos Guerrero, manager of the Barcelona Institute of Culture); two Generalitat de Catalunya representatives (Maria Àngels Blasco, general manager of Popular Culture and Cultural Associations and Rosa Maria Pascual Martínez, head of Public Sector Monitoring and Control); and Montserrat Oriol from Consorci de L’Auditori i l’Orquestra acting as secretary.
Isabel Balliu i Badia (Barcelona, 1964)
After graduating in Law from the University of Barcelona (class of 1982-1987), she started her career in 1989 with Barcelona City Council, where she has held a variety of positions in the field of municipal management and, more specifically, culture. In 2005 she was appointed Director of General Administration of Resource Management, and in 2007 she joined the Barcelona Institute of Culture, where she has been Director of Heritage Centres, and was recently appointed Head of Resources. Another noteworthy stage of her career was her time in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, where she was an adviser to the cabinet, and with the Ibiza and Formentera Island Council, where she headed the Personnel Department and was Secretary General of Formentera City Council.
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Lisi Andrés | 8 November 2019
Isabel Balliu, new manager of Consorci de L’Auditori i l’Orquestra
This morning, the Governing Body of Consorci de L’Auditori i l’Orquestra ratified the Evaluation Committee’s proposal, following a selection process, to appoint Isabel Balliu as the new manager of Consorci de L’Auditori i l’Orquestra.