Organizational chart

Organigrama CSIC

Governing bodies: Governing Board and Presidency.

Executive bodies: Vice-Presidency for Scientific and Technical Research, Vice-Presidency for Institutional Affairs and Organisation, Vice-Presidency for International Affairs and Secretary General and, reporting to them are the Deputy Vice-Presidencies and the Deputy Secretary-Generals respectively. 

In addition, the President’s Cabinet is also considered an executive body.

Advisory and support bodies: Scientific Advisory Committee, Ethics Committee, Women and Science Committee, and institutional delegations.

Governing Board

The Governing Board is the highest governance body of the CSIC. It is responsible for general management and planning of its research activity. It is a collegiate body and is chaired by the CSIC Presidency. Its functions include the approval of the annual and multi-annual CSIC action plans; the proposal of the management contract,  the preliminary draft of the yearly budget and the annual accounts; the rules of organization and operation, both at a general level and at the level of CSIC centres, institutes and units; the participation of the CSIC in public or private entities; the agreements  concerning  the creation and termination of CSIC research institutes, centres and units and, finally, the monitoring, supervision and control of the Agency.

COMPOSITION OF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (CSIC)

(R.D. 51/2018, 2nd February , BOE 07.02.18)

PRESIDENT OF THE GOVERNING BOARD (artº 12.1)

Rosa MENÉNDEZ LÓPEZ

CSIC President

ADVISORS REPRESENTING THE GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES:  (art. 12.1.a):

THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH:

Silvia CALZÓN FERNÁNDEZ

Secretary of State for Health


THE MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION:

Carmen CASTRESANA FERNÁNDEZ

Director General for Research Planning

MINISTRY OF THE PRESIDENCY, PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS AND DEMOCRATIC HISTORY:


Gemma CASTILLO RAMOS

Deputy Director of the Vice-President's Office

THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE:

Juan José HERRERA CAMPA

Director General for Personnel Costs and Public Pensions


THE MINISTRY FOR THE ECOLOGICAL TRANSITION AND DEMOGRAPHIC CHALLENGE:

Jorge Luis MARQUÍNEZ GARCÍA

Director General for Biodiversity, Forests and Desertification

THEMINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD:

Miguel ORDOZGOITI DE LA RICA

Director General for Services

ADVISORS DESIGNATED BY THE MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION FROM AMONG PROFESSIONALS OF RENOWNED PRESTIGE IN THE FIELD OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT  (artº 12.1.b)

Montserrat TORNÉ ESCASANY

Geosciences Barcelona - CSIC

Amparo MORALEDA MARTÍNEZ

Independent Advisor of Airbus Group SE, Caixabank, S.A., Sovay, S.A. y Vodafone Plc

Margarita DEL VAL LATORRE

Center for Molecular Biology Severo Ocha - CSIC-UAM

Daniel RAMÓN VIDAL

Biópolis, S.L.

ADVISOR DESIGNATED BY THE UNIVERSITIES BOARD (artº 12.1.e)

José Carlos GÓMEZ VILLAMANDOS

Rector - Universidad de Córdoba

ADVISORS DESIGNATED BY THE MOST REPRESENTATIVE UNIONS (artº 12.1.c)

U G T

Francisca VILCHES DE FRUTOS

Institute of Language, Literature and Anthropology – CSIC

CC OO

Alicia DURÁN CARRERA

Institute of Ceramics and Glass - CSIC

C S I F

Ricardo Pedro MARTÍNEZ MURILLO

Cajal Institute- CSIC

SECRETARY OF THE GOVERNING BOARD (artº 12.3)

Alberto SERENO ÁLVAREZ

CSIC Secretary General

President's Cabinet

Steering committee supporting and advising the Presidency. Responsible for internal and external institutional communication; protocol and support to the governing bodies.

Vice-Presidency for Scientific and Technical Research

Executive body appointed by the Governing Board on the proposal of the Presidency. It depends on the Presidency. This Vice-Presidency holds the activity on strategic planning direction, research coordination and monitoring, knowledge transfer and the recruitment and training of scientific and technical personnel. In addition, the management of both the CSIC scientific and technical infrastructures and the evaluation of the research activity fall under its responsibility.



Vice-Presidency for Institutional Affairs and Organization

Executive body appointed by the Governing Board on the proposal of the Presidency. It depends on the Presidency. This Vice-Presidency directs and coordinates the institutional affairs; the organization of institutes, centres and units; the editorial policy and the scientific-technical information system.  In addition, it supervises the activities run to promote scientific culture.




Vice-Presidency for International Affairs

Executive body appointed by the Governing Board on the proposal of the Presidency. It reports to the Presidency. This Vice-Presidency is responsible for the planning and promotion of international relations linked to the research activity. It coordinates the participation of CSIC in European Science committees and organizations, and programmes, coordinates and monitors the participation of the organism in European and international programmes.


Secretary General

Executive body appointed by the Governing Board on the proposal of the Presidency. It is the responsibility of the Secretary General, without prejudice to the superior leadership exercised by the President, to perform the following functions:

  • CSIC staff management
  • Head of the management of administrative organization
  • Head of economic-financial and budgetary management and internal control
  • Head of assets management, contracting, construction works and infrastructures
  • Head of planning, promotion and management of CSIC IT development

Scientific advisory board

The Scientific advisory board is entrusted with informing and advising the CSIC Presidency and the Governing Board about scientific-technological issues. Specifically, it should prescriptively inform the management contract, the Multi-Annual Action Plans and the creation, modification or ending of CSIC institutes and research units.

It is a permanent body and is chaired by the Presidency. The vice-presidencies and a number of renewed scientists and technologists from the public and private sector, representing different scientific areas sit on the board.

COMPOSITION

PRESIDENT

 Rosa MENÉNDEZ LÓPEZ

CSIC President

SECRETARY

Carlos Andrés PRIETO DE CASTRO

Deputy Vice-President for Scientific Programming

MEMBERS
Jesús Eugenio MARCO DE LUCAS

Vice-President for Scientific and Technical Research


  • Rosina LÓPEZ-ALONSO FANDIÑO

Vice-President for Institutional Affairs and Organisation


Ángeles GÓMEZ BORREGO

Vice-President of International Affairs


Victoria MORENO ARRIBAS

CSIC Deputy Vice-President for Scientific /Technical Areas


Carlos ABANADES GARCÍA

Research Professor. Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología del Carbono (INCAR-CSIC)

 Antonio ALCAMÍ

Research Professor. Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (CBM-CSIC-UAM)

Susana ALEMANY DE LA PEÑA

Scientific Researcher. Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas “Alberto Sols” (IIBM-CSIC)


Teresa BUSTO DEL CASTILLO

 Founder of ENTALENTA

Gemma FABRIÁS DOMINGO

Research Professor. Instituto de Química Avanzada de Cataluña (IQAC-CSIC)

Joan FONT FABREGAS

Scientific Researcher Instituto de Estudios Sociales Avanzados (IESA-CSIC)

Mercedes GARCÍA-ARENAL RODRÍGUEZ

Research Professor. Instituto de Lenguas y Culturas del Mediterráneo y Oriente Próximo (ILC-CSIC)

Juan Ramón GONZÁLEZ VELASCO

Full Professor of Chemical Engineering. Universidad del País Vasco (UPV-EHU)

Emma HUERTAS CABILLA

Tenured Scientist. Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (ICMAN-CSIC)

Luis M. LIZ-MARZÁN

Ikerbasque Professor Scientific Director, CIC biomaGUNE

Ceferino LÓPEZ FERNÁNDEZ

Research Professor. Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM-CSIC)

Consuelo MARTÍNEZ LÓPEZ

Full Professor of Algebra. Universidad de Oviedo (UNIOVI)

Ángela NIETO TOLEDANO

Research Professor. Instituto de Neurociencias (IN-CSIC-UMH)

Rafael PARDO AVELLANEDA

Director of the Fundación BBVA

Carmen PELÁEZ MARTÍNEZ

Research Professor. Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias de la Alimentación (CIAL-CSIC)

Esteban RODRÍGUEZ SÁNCHEZ

Bio-pharma company BIOFABRI

Alberto SANFELIU CORTÉS

Full Professor. Instituto de Robótica e Informática Industrial (IRII-CSIC-UPC)

Montserrat VILA PLANELLA

Research Professor. Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC)