Maria Teixidor

With more than 20 years of professional practice, she has accompanied authors, creators, sportsmen & women, publishers, producers, associations, foundations, and companies in general, in their creative and innovative projects, structuring the exploitation of trademarks, copyrights, image rights and other creations in their businesses; has negotiated and drafted their contracts; and defended their rights both out-of-court (she is a mediator) and in-court.
She holds a degree in Law from Pompeu Fabra University (1998) and has specialised in Copyright Law. A mediator, URJC (2014), she attended a “Workshop for mediators in Intellectual Property Disputes” from the World Intellectual Property Organization (2014). She has also studied a Learning to Grow Course from IESE (2013), a course on “Unethical decision-making in organizations” from UNIL Université de Lausanne (2018) and a PDD “Women on Boards of Directors” from ICAB (2019).
First woman to hold the position of General Secretary of Futbol Club Barcelona’s Board of Directors, ​​of which she was a member between 2015 and 2020; responsible for Women’s Football (2018-2020); President of the Edelmira Calvetó Group for women’s visibility; Member of the Compliance Commission (2015-2017); Chair of the Control and Transparency Commission (2017-2020).
Vice-president and General Secretary of the Futbol Club Barcelona Foundation (2015-2017) where she promoted the governance of the institution, introduced its anti-bullying programs, and the signing of the Global Compact with the United Nations.
President of the Barcelona – Catalonia Circuit (August-September 2020).
She was a member of the Board of the Association for the United Nations of Spain (2017-2021).
She is currently a member of the Board and the Executive Committee of PIMEC, where she chairs the “Women and Business” Commission.