Alfons Vilarrasa Cagigós

Alfons Vilarrasa Cagigós

Director of the Catalan Food Safety Agency

Alfons Vilarrasa Cagigós

Director of the Catalan Food Safety Agency


EDUCATION: 

  1. Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zaragoza
  2. Specialist studies in Applied and Experimental Animal Surgery (University of Zaragoza).
  3. Diploma in Health Studies from the Spanish National School of Health (Escuela Nacional de Sanidad)
  4. Veterinary surgeon in the senior civil service of the Government of Catalonia 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  1. Head of the Central Technical Section of the Animal Health Service, Directorate-General for Food and Agricultural Industries and Production, Catalan Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries (DARP), from 1 January 1989 to 31 December 1989.
  2. Head of the Regional Section for Animal Health, Tarragona office, DARP, from 1 January 1990 to 28 January 1991.
  3. Regional Delegate of the DARP in the province of Tarragona, from 29 January 1991 to 11 June 1996 
  4. Deputy Director-General of Agricultural Production, Directorate-General for Food and Agricultural Industries and Production, DARP, from 12 June 1996 to 1 December 2000. 
  5. Deputy Director-General of Livestock, Directorate-General for Food and Agricultural Industries and Production, DARP, from 1 December 2000 to 16 May 2001. 
  6. Director of Regional Services, DARP, in Barcelona, from 17 May 2001 to 1 January 2005.
  7. Food Safety Coordinator, DARP, from 1 January 2005 to 31 May 2012.
  8. Currently Director of the Catalan Food Safety Agency, Department of Health.