Oriol Sola-Morales has built a career in the planning, policy and decision-making environment, participating not just in the micro-management, but also being deeply involved on the meso and macro policy areas.
He has held managing positions in healthcare planning and hospital management, and was CAHTA’s (Regional HTA) Director from 2007 to 2011. He served as Strategic Hospitaller Director Sant Joan de Déu and Innovation Director in Sagessa, a University Hospital trust, dealing with drug and devices portfolio, technology purchase and managed entry schemes. He has also been involved in venture capital and start-ups.
In 2011 he founded HITT, a biotech consultancy specialised in Market Access and Technology Transfer. They collaborate with start-ups and manufacturers in delivering products to the market, designing access strategies, defining value, proposing partnerships with public providers or implementing Market Entry Agreements. In 2019, HiTT started the journey to transform itself into HiTT Foundation, to stimulate innovative solutions for a sustainable healthcare system.
He has been a policy advisor to 2 Ministers of Health and a member of the Regional Research Advisory Council. He is an assistant professor in Health Economics at Universitat Ramon Llull-IQS, and teaches several courses nationally and internationally. Currently he is a Research Fellow at the OHE (Office for Health Economics).
He is an MD specialised in Internal Medicine. He earned an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and a PhD from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV).