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|Counsellor of Governance and Public Administration of the Generalitat de Catalunya|
17 December 2003 – 20 April 2006
Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira |
|Preceded by||Josep Maria Pelegrí i Aixut|
|Succeeded by||Xavier Vendrell|
19 December 1955|
Tremp (Pallars Jussà, Catalonia)
Joan Carretero i Grau (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈaŋ kərəˈteɾu]; Tremp (Pallars Jussà), 1955) is a Spanish physician and politician. After having been mayor of Puigcerdà, he became a counsellor in the Catalan Government.
Education and Professional background
Joan Carretero received his degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1978 from the UB. He also has a diploma in Health from the Escola Nacional de Salut in Lleida and a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Barcelona. He has worked as doctor in Barbens (Pla d'Urgell), and currently works in Puigcerdà.
He has been a member of the Association of Parents of Students of Vedruna School in Puigcerdà and president of Club de Futbol Puigcerdà (Puigcerdà Football Club). Joan Carretero is associated with FC Barcelona.
Joan Carretero joined the ERC in 1990. He was expelled from the ERC on 27 April 2009 because of his vocal criticism regarding the direction of the party. On 3 October 2009 he created a new Catalan independentist political party, Reagrupament, but it couldn't get representation in the Catalan parliament.
He became mayor of Puigcerdà in 1995, when he ran the first time, leading ERC's lists. He resigned in December 2003 when he became a minister in the Catalan Government, but he was displaced on April 2006.
Josep Maria Pelegrí i Aixut
Counsellor of Governance and Institutional Relations
| Counsellor of Governance and Public Administration
2003 – 2006
| Mayor of Puigcerdà
1995 – 2003
Joan Planella i Casanyas
|Party political offices|
| President of Reagrupament
2009 – present
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