Early life and education
Francesc Homs was born in Vic in 1969 and holds a degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He is married and father to two daughters. In his private life, he is a keen cyclist and a practising Roman Catholic.
He is Minister of the Presidency and Spokesperson of the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat de Catalunya). Previously, he was Secretary General of the Presidency of the Government of Catalonia (2010-2012) and Director General of Interdepartmental Affairs (2001-2003).
He was a member of the Parliament of Catalonia from 2003 to 2010. He was writer of the draft of the new Statute of Catalonia on behalf of Convergència i Unió (CiU), and speaker of the new Statute (2006).
He has worked in several private companies in the service and banking sectors.
He is Vice-Secretary General of Strategy of Convergència Democràtica de Catalunya (CDC) and member of the Executive National Board of Convergència i Unió (CiU). He was the Head of the Project Great House of Catalanism (Projecte de la Casa Gran del Catalanisme), which aimed to remodel and build on the political catalanism.
He is the author of the books: Catalunya a Judici, Edicions Ara llibres, 2008; Dret a decidir. Estació concert, Edició Base, 2010.
- "Francesc Homs se convierte en el hombre fuerte del nuevo Govern de Mas". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 27 December 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
- Cañizares, Maria Jesús (13 October 2013). "Francesc Homs, el escudero fiel de Arturo Mas". ABC (in Spanish). Vocento. Retrieved 3 May 2019.