Dr. Montse Pont is coordinator of operating activities at the ALBA Synchrotron and a member of the management board. She earned her PhD in Physics in 1990 at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
She received one of the first postdoctoral fellowships for the design of the Spanish synchrotron light source in 1994. Before the formal approval of that project, she moved to Karlsruhe, in Germany, to participate in the design and construction of the ANKA light source. In 2004 she moved back to Barcelona to join the ALBA Synchrotron. She has been the head of accelerator operations during eight years and last year she joined the ALBA management as coordinator of the operating activities.