The team


The coordination office is in charge of the PEMB's day-to-day operations, of developing the metropolitan strategic plan in force, of updating and renewing it, of generating and facilitating coordination on a metropolitan scale, and of promoting knowledge about strategic planning.

Team members

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Oriol Estela Barnet
General Coordinator

Economist and geographer. Local development and strategic planning professional since 1995, first in public administration consultancy (1995-2005) and subsequently in Barcelona Provincial Council (2005-2016), with regular participation in various conferences, training activities and publications. Ensures compliance with the PEMB objectives and manages the coordination office.
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David Rodrguez Borrs
Technical Secretary

Economist and political scientist.  Previously worked as an economist at the Institute for Economic Analysis and at Barcelona Chamber of Commerce. He has been an adviser to various foundations linked to cultural activities, participating in the preparation of their respective strategic plans. He has also been a lecturer at the UAB and the UPF. He is Technical Secretary of the PEMB, where he supports the General Coordinator and is in charge of subjects linked to the economy.
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Cristina Prat Abell

Gives the PEMB team administrative support. Collaborates with the maintenance and updating of the database and with the management of activities. Liaises with the managers of the coworking space, where the PEMB coordination office is located.
Edith Rey Edith Rey
Edith Rey

Technical higher education in Administration and Finance. More than 20 years' professional experience in the field of administration. She has worked as an administrative accountant and production secretary in the editorial and audiovisual sectors. In the PEMB she works with the Technical Secretary on the Association's administrative and accounting tasks. She is responsible for personnel management, payments and accounting.
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Llusa Gurdia Torrents
Institutional Relations

Philologist and cultural activist. From 1990 to 2004 she worked in the postgraduate training center at the UB. In 2004 she joined the area of communication in the PEMB and since 2020 she has been in charge of institutional relations to promote communication with associates and create links with other agents in the metropolis. She actively collaborates in the promotion of culture.
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Irene Navarro Sol
Technical Office Coordinator

Environmentalist. Specialized in town planning, territorial planning and participation. Worked in environmental consultancy and, then, in a freelance capacity, on the development of projects related to sustainability, landscape and territory, applying participation and communication tools. In the PEMB, she coordinates the Technical Office team and works on issues relating to the Master Plan for Town Planning and facilitation processes.
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Maria Cortada de la Pea
Technical Office

Political scientist with a vocation for local administration. She has worked from organizational and process consulting, strategic consulting, program evaluation, and is part part of the PEMB technical office since 2009. She is currently in charge of the issues of metropolitan governance, territorial cohesion and global agendas. She also likes the evaluation and innovation of public policies, and listening to experts in prospective and future studies.
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Luisa Fernanda Pinto Rodrguez
Technical Office

Lawyer, specialized in urban planning law and master in Territorial Planning and Environmental Management from the UB. She has experience in the development of urban plans at the local level and in trade associations of the private sector related to regional planning and housing policies. Currently, she works on the transformation of housing policies based on innovation and collaborates in the design and facilitation of participatory processes of the PEMB.
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David beda Halcn
Technical Office

Political scientist with a master's degree in Public Management from the UAB. As a university student, he spent a year studying at Tampere University (Finland), focusing his studies on Finnish municipalism, the growth of Euroscepticism and new educational models. He is currently interested in the challenges of digital governance and the creation of public policies using digital data. In the PEMB he works on updating and monitoring the Strategic Projects Map and investigates new strategic plans.
Julia Azpiroz Julia Azpiroz
Julia Azpiroz de Achval
Technical Office

Argentine architect. Specialized in urban planning and sustainability, and urban public policies. She has worked on different projects in the private sphere and has experience in teaching and research, specifically in the public space. Currently, she leads issues at PEMB related to sustainable mobility, she collaborates with projects in the fight against the climate emergency and others linked to architecture and urban planning.
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Jlia Brosa Hernndez
Communication and Press Coordinator

Journalist specialized in press offices with a master's degree in Social Communication. She has experience in the internal and external communication sector, particularly in media relations and events organization. She is responsible for the entire communication strategy and the coordination of PEMB activities.
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Paula Salvatella Filella
Communication Unit

Journalist with experience in the audiovisual sector for different non-governmental organizations in areas such as international cooperation, feminism and health. She is in charge of giving coherence to the corporate image; photography and graphics at PEMB; as well as activity management and content creation. In addition, she participates in design and support tasks in the facilitation of participatory workshops.
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Bego F. Simn
Communication Unit

Audiovisual journalist specialized in content and digital strategy. With almost 20 years of experience behind her, she has worked in various media such as SER, TVE, 8TV and also in the Parliament of Catalonia for XAL. She has a postgraduate degree in digital project management, has in-depth knowledge of internal and external communication and she is currently in charge of storytelling, content and digital strategy at PEMB.
Alba Lizondo Alba Lizondo
Alba Lizondo Lpez
Communication Unit

Publicist and communicator. She has studied Advertising and Public Relations at Pompeu Fabra University and has recently completed a Master's Degree in Social Communication. She is in charge of social media management, content creation and graphics at PEMB. She is interested in multiculturalism and languages, she speaks English, Italian and is currently studying Korean.
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Amaranta Herrero Cabrejas
Strategic Coordinator. World Capital of Sustainable Food

Agricultural engineer and sociologist. Specialist in socio-ecological conflicts with a master's degree in ecological economics and a doctorate in environmental sciences. She has worked as a researcher in the field of ecological sociology and as a professor at the UAB. In the PEMB she oversees the strategic coordination of the 2021 World Capital of Sustainable Food project.
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Lidn Martrat Sanfeliu
Operational Coordinator. World Capital of Sustainable Food

Political scientist with a master's degree in Public Management. She has worked in international cooperation since 2000, both as an expatriate in Central America and in the area of project management and strategic planning of organizations. Over the last 8 years she has specialized in the field of food sovereignty (marketing, education, health and public procurement channels). In the PEMB she oversees the operational coordination of the World Capital of Sustainable Food.
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Laia Sabater Daz
Events and Communication. World Capital of Sustainable Food

A bachelor's degree in Advertising and Public Relations, and a master's degree in Event Management. With experience in communication and marketing in the area of social and solidarity economics and the third sector, event management, social consulting, project coordination and the management of entities and organizations. Responsible for events and communication for the Barcelona World Capital of Sustainable Food.
Marina Barroso Marina Barroso
Marina Barroso
Urban Food Policy Specialist. World Capital of Sustainable Food

Environmental scientist involved in food sovereignty and social and solidarity economics, both at a personal and professional level. She has 15 years' professional experience in projects for environmental awareness and training and is the founder of entrepreneurship and cooperative economy initiatives to promote change in the socioeconomic model, placing people and the territory at the center. Since 2018 she has been a food policy technician in Barcelona.