Josep M. Pelegrí i Aixut

Josep M. Pelegrí i Aixut

Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment. Government of Catalonia

Josep M. Pelegrí i Aixut

Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment. Government of Catalonia

Born: Lleida, 1965. Graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona.

Since December 2010, Pelegrí has served as the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment.

In this capacity, he serves as chairman of several government-owned agencies: IRTA (Institute of Agribusiness Research and Technology), PRODECA (Catalan Agribusiness Exports Promotion Agency), INCAVI (Catalan Institute of Vine and Wine), and the Catalan Forestry Agency. Pelegrí is also the President of the CTFC (Forest Technology Centre of Catalonia), and has chaired the Mediterranean Diet Foundation since October 2012.