Who we are?

These are the members of our executive:

  • Manuel Carceller i Safont

    Castelló de la Plana, 1964

    Graduate in Catalan Philology from the University of Valencia. He is a researcher and spreads popular culture in the Community of Valencia, more specifically in the city of Castelló. He is currently the territorial coordinator of the Plataforma per la Llengua of the Community of Valencia.

  • Irene Coghene

    Alghero, 1982.

    Law graduate from the University of Sasser (200). She has worked in municipal projects such as the Language Office. She is currently working in the family's real estate agency. With regard to associations, she has been involved in the Scout movement since she was very young and was a founding member and the first president of the Excursionst Centre of Alghero. She is currently the territorial coordinator of the Plataforma per la Llengua of Alghero.

  • Lluís Duran Soley

    Sabadell, 1991

    A student of Politics and Public Management of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He works as a politologist. He has been involved in different organisations in the association fabric of the city of Sabadell. He is currently the territorial coordinator of the Plataforma per la Llengua of El Vallès Occidental.

  • Òscar Escuder i de la Torre

    Barcelona, 1968 

    Maxillofacial surgery specialist. Married with three children. He works in the Hospital Parc Taulí in Sabadell and in the private sector. He is currently the president of the Plataforma per la Llengua.

  • Josep-Anton Fernàndez i Montolí

    Barcelona, 1963

    Graduate in Catalan Philology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, with a PhD in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge. Assistant Lecturer in Catalan Studies at the UOC (Open University of Catalonia). He lectured at the University of London between 1993 and 2006, where he founded the Centre for Catalan Studies. His books include El malestar en la cultura catalana: La cultura de la normalització 1976-1999  book (2008).

  • Maria del Mar Forcada i Nogués

    Barcelona, 1971

    Graduate with Research Sufficiency in the History of Art from the University of Barcelona. She has specialised in management, documentation and coordination at different cultural and media institutions of the Principality of Catalonia. She is currently the secretary of the Plataforma per la Llengua.

  • Josep Maria López i Llaví

    Barcelona, 1941

    He is a retired journalist who was also a film critic for many years. He was the promoter of film societies in Catalonia and was the president of the Catalan Federation of Cine Clubs (film societies), of which he continues to be a board member.  He has been a Member of the Executive of the Plataforma per la Llengua since 2008, as well as of its Consultative Council, working basically in the campaigns for Catalan in the movies.

  • Francesc Marco Palau

    Tarragona, 1989

    PhD student in the Contemporary History of Catalonia at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Graduate in History from the Rovira i Virgili University and Master in the History of Catalonia from the UAB. He expanded his education at the University of Valencia. He deals with current topics related to ideology, society and political cultures, as well as 20th Century art.

  • Rosa de les Neus Marco Palau

    Tarragona, 1987

    PhD student in Communication at the Pompeu Fabra University. Master in Transnational Studies from the University of Bremen. She has had spells at the Sorbonne, the University of Hamburg and the University of Bologna. She holds a Degree in Catalan Philology from the Rovira i Virgili University and a Degree in Modern Languages and Literature from the University of Barcelona. She engages in research, teaching and international affairs.

  • Tomeu Martí Florit

    Palma, 1969

    Journalist and cultural promoter. He has been the coordinator of Obra Cultural Balear and currently manages the Ona Mediterrània radio station and the DBalears Digital daily. He has worked in the printed media in the Balearics and collaborates in different publications, radio stations and television channels. His literary side has led in to author some 10 books featuring poetry and essays.

  • Maria Rosa Mateu i Martínez

    Barcelona 1942

    A French teacher from the University of Toulouse. She holds a Degree in Catalan Philology and a Post-Graduate in Terminology from the University of Barcelona. She was an adult and secondary school teacher between 1966 and 1984. She was head of the Languages and Terminology Department of the UPC between 1980 and 2006.

  • Rosa Monforte i Solà

    Cervelló 1963

    Graduate in Catalan Philology from the University of Barcelona who works as a Linguistic Harmonisation technician in Sant Andreu de la Barca. She has always been involved in local and regional cultural and educational associations, in which she has played an active part. She is currently the territorial coordinator of the Plataforma per la Llengua of El Baix Llobregat.

  • Daniel Mundet i Cerdan

    Barcelona, 1974

    Graduate in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Public Management Master from the UAB, the UPF and ESADE. He has worked professionally in the area of language and culture and also in the management of European projects. He has been a member of the Plataforma per la Llengua since 1999.

  • Marga Payola i Lahoz

    Palau-solità i Plegamans, 1979

    Graduate in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. She is assistant to the Member of European Parliament Ramon Tremosa. She participates in the Vicens Vives 2013 programme (Leadership and civic commitment) at ESADE.

  • Mireia Plana i Franch

    Barcelona, 1964

    Degree in Romance Philology. Post-graduate in Catalan-Spanish-French legal and administrative translation. She works in the Government of Catalonia as assistant director-general of Memory, Peace and Human Rights. She is a member of the XIP Public Innovation Network. She is currently the Vice-President of the Plataforma per la Llengua.

  • David Poudevida i Vives

    Barcelona, 1973

    Degree in Communication and Business Management. He was head of the Communication and Marketing Department of Bonpreu. He is the President of the Associació Catalana de Professionals [Catalan Association of Professionals]. He has been a member of the Plataforma per la Llengua since 2012.

  • Isabel Romano i Farran

    Barcelona, 1959

    Cultural Officer in the public administration who lives in Arenys de Mar. She has been a member of the Pro-Language Platform since 2006. She has always been involved in cultural associations at country level and also at county level in the Maresme, and locally, in Arenys de Mar, playing an active part in all of them. She is currently the territorial coordinator of the Plataforma per la Llengua of  El Maresme.

  • Antoni Royo i Pérez

    Castelló de la Plana, 1954

    Graduate in History from the University of Valencia. He works in the Acció Cultural del País Valencià [Cultural Action of the Community of Valencia] branch in Castelló. He has published different historical novels under the pseudonym of Jordi Querol.

  • Diego Sola i Garcia

    Granollers, 1988

    He lives in Canovelles. He has a Degree in History and a Master in History Studies from the University of Barcelona, specialising in Modern History. He is a pre-doctoral researcher and a teaching collaborator at the same university. He writes about historical affairs in certain media. Member of the Plataforma per la Llengua since 2012.

  • Carles Solà i Serra

    Berga, 1964

    Journalist. The director of the Tot un món programme on TV3 and member of the Diversity Commission of TV3. He specialises in the role of the Catalan media in the management of immigration and cultural diversity. Vice-president of the Panel for Diversity in the Audiovisual world, spokesman of the Africa-Catalonia Space and a member of the Plataforma per la Llengua since 2011.

  • Sandra Suàrez i Plana

    Calafell, 1977

    Industrial relations. Political adviser and equality agent, she works in the local public administration and collaborates with different consultancy companies. She is councillor for culture, education and employment of the Town Council of Calafell (2011-2015) and she was also a member of the governing board of the CPNL. She is the president of the sub-commission for equality of the Catalan Association of Municipalities and is involved in different organisations of El Baix Penedès.

  • Roger Torrents i Serra

    Barcelona, 1976

    Graduate in Physics from the University of Barcelona. He engages professionally in IT and database and business intelligence consulting and is currently in the employment of a multinational company. He is also the treasurer of the Plataforma per la Llengua.