Hubday Tarragona - Speakers - Josep Maria Cruset

Josep Maria Cruset i Domènech

President - Port Tarragona

Josep Maria Cruset i Domènech (born Riudoms, 1975) became the president of the Tarragona Port Authority in November 2018.

He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Rovira i Virgili University Higher School of Chemical Engineering (ETSEQ) and an MBA from the same university. He specialises in Process and Quality Management and worked as a Quality Specialist for the Tarragona Provincial Government, a body in which he is a civil servant currently on leave of absence.

Josep Maria Cruset was mayor of Riudoms from 2007 to 2011 and a councillor on the Baix Camp County Council from 2007 to 2009. In 2009, he was elected a member of the Tarragona Provincial Government and in 2011 became its vice president, as well as the member responsible for the Municipalities Assistance Service (SAM), posts he relinquished on becoming president of the Port of Tarragona.

As president of the Port of Tarragona, he is also president of ChemMed, the first chemical industry cluster in southern Europe, a member of the Board of Directors of the Tarragona Port Promotion Group (APPORTT), a member-consultant of the Tarragona Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Shipping and a member of the Reus Chamber of Commerce.

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