Antón Costas joins the Roca Junyent Advisory Board
12 May, 2015
The Chairman of Cercle d’Economia will take over the position held by José María Lara, the heartfelt and painful loss of whom has left a deep impression on the firm. He will be remembered for his contributions and commitment. Antón Costas will join Artur Carulla and Carlos Solchaga, who chairs the firm’s advisory body.
Roca Junyent has asked Antón Costas, current Chairman of Cercle d’Economia, to take over the position held by José María Lara, the heartfelt and painful loss of whom has left a deep impression on the firm. He will be remembered for his contributions and commitment. The Roca Junyent Advisory Board offers guidance on corporate strategy perspectives regarding markets and business. It is composed of outstanding, highly reputable professionals from various sectors.
Antón Costas is an Industrial Engineer. He holds a Bachelor’s in Economic Science and a PhD in Economics, and is the Chair of Economic Policy at the University of Barcelona and Director of the Master’s course entitled “Economics, Regulation and Competition of Public Service Industries”.
His interests and research are related to the influence of ideas and institutions on the creation of public policy. His studies focus on public policy creation processes and, in particular, economic reform processes, topics to which he has devoted several books.
The Chairman of Cercle d’Economia also actively participates in economic debate. In this regard, he is a columnist for the newspapers “El País”, “La Vanguardia” and “El Periódico de Cataluña”. Within the business world, he is a board member at several companies and was Chairman of the Board at Endesa in Catalonia.
The Chairman of the firm, Miquel Roca Junyent, welcomes Antón Costas to the firm’s advisory board and declares that he is “very satisfied to have such a prestigious economist join the firm’s advisory board”.
The firm thereby bolsters its prestige in the market as one of the benchmark firms in the law sector in Spain. It has a team of more than 230 professionals and is present within Spain and internationally through its own offices and through alliances with the leading firms abroad. The company and several of its professionals have received recognition from some of the most prestigious legal publications, such as Chambers, Legal 500 and Best Lawyer International, to name a few.