Manel Atserias Luque

President

Manel Atserias Luque (August 25th, 1990; Barcelona) is the founder and president of the Mental Health Institute of Legal Professions (MHILP), secretary and legal advisor of the “Gaudeix del Bàsquet Barcelona” Sports Club (and its Basketball Camps), and the TOC 2.0 Association. Likewise, he is an active member of the European Law Students’ Association (Local Group UPF) and a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation (Boston, US).

Manel received the law degree at Pompeu Fabra University. After joining the Barcelona Bar Association (nº 42,025), he took the mediatic case #NoPayNoCoach (basketball coaches’ licenses) for personal causes.

After, he passed his postgraduate studies (Advanced Master in Legal Sciences) at UPF. During this academic training, he attended the University College Dublin Sutherland School of Law as part of the “Comparative International and European Law” (CIEL) Exchange Program.

Tomàs Gabriel Garcia Micó

1st Vice President & Secretary

Tomás Gabriel García Micó (08.10.1992, Barcelona) is a lawyer who has passed the LL.M. for the Access to the Bar Association at the Instituto de Educación Continuada-UPF (nowadays, Barcelona School of Management). Since July 2016, he is a member of the Barcelona Bar Association and is registered as a practicing lawyer (Num 43,200). For more than three years, he has worked for one of the most prestigious national law firms and has had the chance to defend the interest of the clients of the Firm in the Courtroom.

His next academic project is to approve the Ph.D. in Private Law. His areas of expertise are the Health Law, which includes the Pharmaceutical and the Medical Law; Tort Law, the study of the synergies between the medical science and law (precisely, robotic surgery) and, as a common core to the above, Bioethics.

Marta Lopera Mármol

2nd Vice President & Director of Communication

Marta Lopera-Mármol (26.10.1994, Barcelona) is a predoctoral researcher, with a Research Fellow in Training Scholarship granted by the Communication Department of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) to develop her Thesis on: “The representation of mental illness in dramedy coming-of-age TV series. My Mad Fat Diary, Atypical and The End of the F***ing World” and a member of the Communication Advertising and Society Research Group (CAS).  She holds a M.A. in Social Communication from UPF and a B.A. in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Barcelona (UB) with two international stays at the Hanzehogeschool (Groningen, Holland) and La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia).