Sergi Girona holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Technical University of Catalunya.
He is Director of the Operations Department of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and the manager of the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES). He has been closely linked to PRACE since its creation: between 2013 and 2015 he was both Chair of its Board of Directors and Managing Director.
In June 2016 he was appointed Council Vice-Chair, a role that he performed until June 2018. Currently he is Council Delegate for Spain.