Eugeni Gay, born in Barcelona in 1946, Trustee of Fundación Bancaria Caixa d’Estalvis i Pensions de Barcelona “la Caixa”, since June 2014, and member of the Board of Directors of CriteriaCaixa since 2017.
Graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Law from the University of Barcelona (1970) and graduated in Comparative Law at the Faculty of Comparative Law of Strasbourg (1971 – 1973).
In 1971, he founded Gay-Vendrell, Abogados, with offices in Barcelona and Madrid. He is currently non-executive Chairman of the “Gay-Rosell & Solano” signature.
He has been Dean of the Illustrious Barcelona Bar Association (1989 – 1997), Chair of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers (1993 – 2001), a founding member and First Chairman of the European Bars Federation (FBE) (1992 – 1993) and Chairman of its Commission on Human Rights (1993 – 2001).
He was Member by Right of the State (1993-2001), Magistrate of the Constitutional Court (2001-2012) and Vice-Chairman of the Constitutional Court (2011-2012).
He is currently director of the Revista Jurídica de Cataluña, Full Member of the Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Catalonia, holding the same academic post at the Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences of Madrid.
Eugeni Gay Montalvo was also a founder of the Human Rights Institute of Catalonia and Director (1983 – 2001), President of the Professional Union (1993 – 2001), Residing Trustee of the Board of Trustees of the Ramón Llull University of Barcelona (1997 – 2001), Arbitrator of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris (ICC), Chairman of the Catalan Arbitration Association presiding over the Barcelona Arbitration Court (TAB) (1989 – 1997), Chairman of the Jurado de Autocontrol de la Publicidad (2012 – 2015), Arbitrator of the Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce of Madrid and Arbitrator of the Barcelona Arbitration Court (TAB).
Signed: Eugeni Gay Montalvo
Last updated: September 2018.