Àngel Font

Àngel Font

Corporate Director of Research and Health at "la Caixa" Foundation

Àngel Font i Vidal holds a PhD in Economics (Barcelona Ramon Llull University) and a Degree in Chemistry (Barcelona University). He also has a diploma in Business Management from EADA.

He began his career as environmental engineer, and subsequently joined Intermón Oxfam where he held different management positions, first in programs serving as Latin America Desk Officer and after as a Deputy Director, where he was liaison officer with Oxfam, and strategic planning manager.

He funded the Un Sol Món (One World) Foundation financed by Caixa Catalunya, where he runs job placement, social entrepreneurship, and social housing and microfinance projects.

In 2010 he joined the “la Caixa” Foundation, as coordinator of strategic development, position that combined with the Human Resources Management of the Foundation. In 2014 he joined the Management Executive Committee of the Foundation. Currently is the Corporate Director of Research and Health. In May 2020 he assumed the Presidency of the European Foundation Center on behalf of the “la Caixa” Foundation.