Joan Laporta

President, FC Barcelona

Joan Laporta

Speaker Bio


Born in Barcelona on 29 June 1962, Joan Laporta i Estruch, member number 13,352, is the first president in FC Barcelona history to be democratically elected to lead the club for two separate periods.

A graduate in Law from the University of Barcelona, he also has a master’s degree in Company Law and Taxation Expertise from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores Abat Oliba in Barcelona. He is a founding partner and owner of the Laporta & Arbós Advocats Associats legal firm; a member of the of the Barcelona Bar Association and, among other positions, is a patron and member of the executive commission of the Lluch Foundation and a patron of the Johan Cruyff Welfare Foundation.