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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.‎

Isabel Balliu, new manager of Consorci de L’Auditori i l’Orquestra

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.‎
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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.‎
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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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