Francesc Raventós i Torras


Interview with Francesc Raventós i Torras.

Economist and politician.

Dean of the College of Economists of Catalonia (1977-1982) and President of the General Council of Colleges of Economists of Spain (1980-1982).

General Director of Insalud (1982-1985).

CEO of Catalana d'Iniciatives (1986-2006).

Deputy Mayor for Organization and Economy of Barcelona City Council (1987-1991).

Promoter of the Barcelona 2000 Strategic Plan. Member of the Organizing Committee of the 1992 Olympic Games.


Collection of oral testimonies of people who have shared in different ways, parts of Pasqual Maragall's career.

This collection will be progressively expanded by incorporating new witnesses on a regular basis. The aim is to achieve a varied and complete vision of Catalan society at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century with the figure of Pasqual Maragall as a point of reference.

The interviews are recorded with audiovisual media, and have been carried out by José María Muñoz, director of L'Avenç. The versions available online are abbreviated versions. Whole interviews can be consulted for research purposes in the Maragall Archive by contacting the Foundation.