Born in Barcelona, Ferran has more than 30 years of business experience in twenty countries, in the industries of football, consumer goods, telecommunications and aviation. Holding executive positions, developing consulting projects, developing entrepreneurial ventures and investing.
Educated in Barcelona (ESADE), Belgium (UCL) and in the US (RPI, New York) he holds a degree in Business Administration, an MBA and a Doctorate Honoris causa.
Along his career he worked, among others, for consumer goods multinational Reckitt Benckiser, co-founded Cluster Consulting (later Diamond Cluster quoted in the NASDAQ) and served as Vice Chairman and CEO at Futbol Club Barcelona. Since 2012, he has served as CEO of City Football Group (CFG), the world’s leading private owner and operator of football clubs. CFG has at least partial ownership of 12 clubs in major cities across the world, including Premier League Champions Manchester City.
Author of a book published in more than ten countries and languages – Goal: The Ball Doesn’t Go In By Chance. Ferran is married with two daughters and lives in Manchester (UK) but also spends time in New York City and Catalonia.