Artadi, a mayor questioned by sectors of Junts


Elsa Artadi (Barcelona, ​​1976) has been until her retirement, announced this Friday, one of the brightest stars in recent years in the space previously occupied by Convergència. She graduated in Economics from the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona (UPF), where she also took a master’s degree, she got a scholarship from the Fundació ‘La Caixa’ and moved to Harvard University to take her doctorate.

He has taught at the Università Bocconi in Milan (Italy), at UPF itself and at the University of Shanghai. She held a position in the scientific committee of the World Bank in Casablanca (Morocco), acting as a consultant to it in Washington and also as a member of the European Economic Association team.

Already in politics he worked close to three prominent figures: Andreu Mas-Colell, Artur Mas and Carles Puigdemont. The first opened the doors of the Generalitat, the second consolidated it in Palau and the third promoted it in the new political stage.

The return of trias

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After his poor result in the municipal elections of 2019, sectors of Junts have questioned whether he is the ideal person to try again in 2023. They reproach him for a too liberal profile.

Voices that in some cases believe that it would be better to rescue Xavier Trias as mayor. The latest movements in Junts, since Puigdemont announced that he would not run for the presidency again, could have contributed to his decision to retire after so many years in the first team, always with a relevant role that perhaps in the future he could have seen threatened by a different dome.


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