Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing, representative and administrative body of the Foundation, which will exercise its corresponding functions, subject to the provisions of the legal system and the Foundation's Statutes. In its actions, it must comply with the provisions of the legislation in force and the will of the Founder expressed in the Statutes. The Board of Trustees is responsible for fulfilling the foundational purposes and managing the assets and rights that make up the Foundation's patrimony, while fully maintaining their performance and usefulness.



Mr. Rafael Van Grieken Savior. Counselor of Education and Research. Community of Madrid

Vice President:

Mr. José Manuel Torralba Castelló. Director General of Universities and Higher Arts Education. Community of Madrid


Mr. Rafael García Muñoz. Deputy Director General for Research. Community of Madrid

Ms. Carmen García Galán. Deputy Director General of Universities. Community of Madrid

Mr. Miguel Ángel García Martín. Deputy Counselor for Finance and Employment. Community of Madrid.

  • Four Rectors of the public universities of the Community of Madrid appointed by the Conference of Rectors of the Public Universities of Madrid (CRUMA):

Mr. Guillermo Cisneros Pérez

Mr. Javier Ramos López

Mr. José María Sanz Martínez

Mr. Fernando Galván Reula

  • Two representatives of private universities in the Community of Madrid, appointed by representatives of private universities in the Community of Madrid:

Mr. Jesús Núñez Velázquez

Mr. Daniel Sada Castaño

  • In addition:

Mr. Miguel Garrido de la Cierva. Member designated by the Business Confederation of Madrid CEOE - CEIM.

Mr. Arturo Azcorra Saloña. A Director of one of the IMDEA Foundations, appointed by the directors of the IMDEA Foundations.

A student, appointed by the Student Council of the Community of Madrid (to be designated).

Ms. Pilar González de Frutos. Representative of the Social Councils, appointed from among its members by the Conference of the Social Councils of the Community of Madrid.

Mr. Jesus Escribano Martinez. Trade union representative, member of the teaching and research staff (PDI) of Madrid's public universities, appointed by the most representative majority trade union among the PDI of Madrid's public universities.

Mr. Emilio Lora-Tamayo. Representative of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), appointed by this body.

  • In addition to the above-mentioned trustees, up to a maximum of three trustees, experts of recognized prestige in university matters, may be appointed by the Board of Trustees. The expert trustees must come from autonomous communities other than Madrid:

Mr. Antonio Figueras Huerta