Pedro de Esteban Altirriba, emeritus academician of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED), was decorated on November 29 with the Big Golden Gargle that the Royal Nautical Club of Barcelona awards at the Member’s Party that celebrates each year before the Christmas holidays to members with 40 years in the club and those who have excelled especially in the sports season.
Doctor in Industrial Engineering, De Esteban developed throughout his professional career positions of responsibility such as technical director and general director of Catalan Railways, forerunners of the current Catalan Government Railways, director and vice-president of the Institute of Applied Research of the Automobile, member of the executive committee of the International Federation of Automobile Engineering Societies or president of the European Association of Automotive Engineers. In addition to developing a long career as a teacher at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
An intense work in which he always found a place for his passion for the sea. Largely on board the “Celístia IV”, a sailboat of 47 feet in length that has moored in the pontoons of the club that has recognized his loyalty.