Dr. Jordi Monés (Barcelona, 25 June 1961; member number 70,252) is Doctor Cum Laude in medicine and surgery from the University of Barcelona. He also has specialist qualifications in ophthalmology from the Institut Barraquer- Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Harvard University and the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. He is currently the director of the Institut de la Màcula i de la Retina at the Centre Mèdic Teknon, and director of the Barcelona Macula Foundation. He works exclusively on treatment and surgery of macula and retina problems and has contributed research in the field of degenerative muscle and retina diseases. He is a member of 12 scientific societies, including the Macula Society, the Retina Society,  the American Society of Retina Specialists, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the European Vision Institute, the Euretina and the European Association for Vision and Eye Research. His responsibility as a board member during the previous mandate was for the medical area, performance and athletics.