The team

Barcelona

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

oriol oriol
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.

oestela@pemb.cat
david david
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.

drodriguez@pemb.cat
cristina cristina
Cristina Prat Abell
Administration

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.

cprat@pemb.cat
 plaestrategic@pemb.cat
Edith Rey Edith Rey
Edith Rey
Administration

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.

erey@pemb.cat
lluisa lluisa
Llusa Gurdia Torrents
Institutional Relations

Lluïsa Guàrdia has a degree in Philology from the UAB and a Master's degree in Cultural Management from the UOC-UdG. From 1990 to 2004, she worked in the postgraduate training centre at the UB and taught Catalan language to adults in the CNL. In 2004, she joined the PEMB's Communication department and she has been in charge of institutional relations to promote communication with associates and create links with other agents in the metropolis since 2020. She actively collaborates to promote culture, especially the performing arts.

lguardia@pemb.cat
irene irene
Irene Navarro Sol
Technical Office Coordinator

Irene Navarro Solé is an environmentalist specialised in urban development, spatial planning and participation. She has worked in environmental consultancy and later, as an independent consultant, on developing projects related to sustainability, landscape and territory, applying participation, facilitation and communication tools. At the PEMB, she coordinates the technical office team and is in charge of the missions of the Metropolitan Commitment 2030

inavarro@pemb.cat
maria maria
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.

mcortada@pemb.cat
Luisa Fernanda Luisa Fernanda
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.

lpinto@pemb.cat
David beda Halcn David beda Halcn
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.

dubeda@pemb.cat
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.

jazpiroz@pemb.cat
jlia jlia
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.

jbrosa@pemb.cat
paula paula
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.

psalvatella@pemb.cat
Bego F. Simn Bego F. Simn
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.

bfsimon@pemb.cat
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.

alizondo@pemb.cat
Lidn Martrat Sanfeliu Lidn Martrat Sanfeliu
Lidn Martrat Sanfeliu
Coordinator of the Office for Sustainable Food

Lidón Martrat has a degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in Public Management. She worked in international cooperation from 2000 to 2020, both as an expatriate in Central America and in the field of project management and strategic planning for organisations. Specialised in food sovereignty (marketing, education, health and public purchasing), she has been the operational coordinator of Barcelona City Council and the PEMB's project “World Capital of Sustainable Food 2021”. She is currently in charge of coordinating the Shared Office for Sustainable Food.

lmartrat@pemb.cat
Gunilla Meurling Gunilla Meurling
Gunila Meurling
Head of the European 'CULTIVATE' project

Gunilla Meurling is an agronomist specialised in rural development who completed postgraduate studies in Agroecological Energisation at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). She has worked on local food chain innovation and strategic food and energy planning at Uppsala City Council in Sweden and has more than 15 years of experience working with associations to carry out local projects for sustainable mobility, the transition to renewable energy and urban agriculture. At the PEMB, she is responsible for the European “CULTIVATE” project.

Sannie Pacheco Sannie Pacheco
Sannie Pacheco
Expert. 'PDU-BCN' project

Sannie Pacheco has a degree in Geography and a Master's degree in Spatial Planning and Environmental Management. She is specialised in geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial data analysis and has worked on various spatial planning, urban management and environmental studies projects in the public and private sectors. At the PEMB, she is currently working on the development of urban studies by applying GIS tools and data analysis aimed at making strategic decisions. She is also part of the technical team of the PDU Office, at Barcelona City Council's Urban Ecology Department.

Carolina Santos Carolina Santos
Carolina Santos
Expert. 'PDU-BCN' project

Carolina Santos has degrees in Architecture and Urban Planning from Brazil and completed postgraduate studies in Project Management, specialising in public and private space reform at La Salle University in Barcelona. She also has extensive knowledge about sustainability. At the PEMB, she is currently part of the technical team of the PDU Office, at Barcelona City Council's Urban Ecology Department, where she works as an urban data analyst.

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