Francesc Quintana

Political scientist

"Jointly responsible, transgressive, decisive, demanding and tidy"

Barcelona 1966, my training is expressed in the degree of Geography and the degree of Political Science and Administration. During 1990-1991 I was a student of the Erasmus program, making the M Phil studies in Comparative Regional Analysis. I also studied a Master in Urban Management, a Master in Human Geography. My last training has been the Master in Political and Social Communication. I have been a student at the following universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, ​​Glasgow University, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Universitat Ramon Llull – Blanquerna.

My professional carrer began focusing on the field of applied geography (territorial studies, georefenced data mining), I participated in numerous and varied professional experiences that have brought me a detailed knowledge of the functioning and psychology of organizations. After a brief period working in the environmental field (2001-02) I started to work with U · TRANS in 2002, where I have been learning and  working as a consultant.

My professional interests focus on the study and analysis of information,  change management within complex organizations, economic development from a holistic and territorial perspective, the definition of public policies,  social and political  communication specially in its digital side and public participation processes.

I am a member of the social initiative Talim, geared to support organizations who work in non-formal education.