Jordi Baltà Portolés

Domain of Expertise: Cultural entrepreneurship, Cultural policy, Cultural statistics and indicators
Nationality: Spain
UN Working Languages:
English, French, Spanish
Jordi Baltà Portolés is a consultant, researcher and trainer in cultural policy and international affairs, with a particular interest in the role of culture in sustainable development, cultural diversity and international cultural cooperation. He is an advisor on culture and sustainable cities for the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Committee on Culture and regularly works for several other organizations, including the Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) and Trànsit Projectes (Barcelona). He has experience working in several Latin American, African and European countries. Between 2001 and 2014, he was a researcher and project coordinator at the Interarts Foundation, where he coordinated the European Expert Network on Culture (EENC). He teaches at the MA in Cultural Management at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) and the University of Girona (UdG), as well as the Degree in International Relations at the Universitat Ramon Llull (URL). Jordi holds a BA in Political Science (Autonomous University of Barcelona, UAB) and an MA in European Cultural Policy (University of Warwick).