Jordi Baltà Portolés works as a consultant and trainer in the areas of cultural policy and international affairs, with a particular interest in the role of culture in sustainable development, cultural diversity and international cultural cooperation. He has a thorough knowledge of the 2005 Convention and experience of working in several Latin American and African countries. He is currently working as an expert for the Culture Committee of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS), among others. Jordi teaches at the Online MA in Cultural Management of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) and the University of Girona (UdG), as well as the Degree in International Relations of Universitat Ramon Llull (URL). Between 2001 and 2014 he worked as a researcher and project coordinator at the Interarts Foundation. He is a member of the U40 network ‘Cultural Diversity 2030’.