Chairperson: Ms. Dona. María Patrocinio Morrondo Pelayo
The person Chairing the consortium is named and dismissed by decree of the Council of the Autonomous Government of Galicia (Consello de la Xunta de Galicia), at the proposal of the leader of the Autonomous Government Ministry that is competent in matters of universities, having heard the rectors and the presidents of the social councils of the SUG universities integrated in the consortium, from among people of recognized prestige in the university environment, for a period of four years extendible for equal periods of time.
The Chairperson of the consortium has, in addition to the functions described in article 16 of Law 16/2010, of December 17, the organization and operation of the General Administration and the autonomous public sector of Galicia, the following functions:
Ensure the achievement of the consortium's objectives and compliance with its statutes.
Supervise the activities of the consortium and submit to the Governing Council the documentation and reports it deems pertinent.
Those other functions that are entrusted or delegated by the Governing Council, when its nature allows it.