Anna Riera is currently membership director at Unió Catalana d’Hospitals, an association of healthcare providers (Long Term care, Primary Care, Hospitals, High Technology hospitals and Mental Healthcare services providers) that provide healthcare and social services for the public healthcare system in Catalonia. She is an expert and has a comprehensive knowledge of healthcare systems field including organization model, healthcare delivery services funding and payment, quality models and innovation. She also works actively, along with providers, to improve public service systems. As members’ representative, she works in many Health Authority commissions and boards to promote technical knowledge about healthcare system providers’ requirements. Previously Riera worked as a doctor, specialized in Internal Medicine. She has worked as healthcare consultant, developing strategic planning, healthcare services functional planning and business plan for healthcare services organizations, in Spain and abroad.
She is also member of the Global Health Leadership Forum, from University of California Berkeley School of Public Health in partnership with Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Economics and Health Research Center (CRES). Anna Riera holds a degree in Medicine from Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona as well as a MBA from ESADE Business and Law School and Georgetown University, Executive Master in Healthcare Organizations Leadership, Health and Health Care Administration and Management. She also holds an Executive Master in Public Administration, Public Administration, public policy analysis from ESADE Business and Law School.