The Peña Actual hosted the Lunch-Colloquium «The challenges of the Catalan economy and the city of Barcelona» by Josep Sánchez Llibre, President of Foment del Treball and vice president of the CEOE.
Josep Sánchez Llibre has a degree in Business Studies and a Master in Business Administration from ESADE. He has been Deputy in the Parliament of Catalonia, Senator for the Autonomous Community of Catalonia in the Spanish Courts, Deputy in the Congress of Deputies and Spokesman of Convergència i Unió in the Committee on Economy and Finance of the Congress of Deputies (1999-2015).
He has been awarded the Foment del Treball Medal of Honor for his business career (2009) and the Bernardo O'Higgins Medal of the Government of Chile, in recognition of Spanish investments in this country (2004).
He is President of Foment del Treball, Vice President of CEOE, Vice President of Conservas DANI and Responsible for the CEOE's relations with the Spanish Courts.