Pintat studied economics at the Catholic University of Fribourg in Switzerland and left her diploma in 1967. He was from 1984 to 1985 the private secretary to his uncle, the Andorran Government Josep Pintat - Solans, before he became Minister of Foreign Trade. 1986 Pintat was elected chief adviser, but lost his job in 1991. Pintat was appointed Ambassador of Andorra for the Benelux countries and the European Union in Brussels, but returned in 1997 back to Andorra to become foreign minister there. He held until 2001 this post. Then Pintat again worked as a diplomat, first to Switzerland, then in the UK.
After the electoral victory of the Liberal d' Andorra Partit ( Liberal Party of Andorra ) on 24 May 2005 Pintat was appointed on May 27, as head of government of Andorra. He held until 5 June 2009 this office.