Jaume Fortuny joined the Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP) and the Global Universities Network for Innovation (GUNi) as International Project Officer in January 2022. In TeRRIFICA, he is working in the pilon region of the metropolitan area of Barcelona.
Before working at ACUP-GUNi, Jaume worked coordinating projects of the University of Barcelona for capacity building in Higher Education in Africa, India and Latin America. He was also a partner in numerous projects throughout Europe (including the Balkan area and the neighbourhood of the European Union) and in the Middle East. He participated in the HAQAA (Harmonisation of African Higher Education Quality Assurance and Accreditation) initiative between the European Union and the African Union. And was also part of the technical support team of HERE (Higher Education Reform Experts), coordinated by the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), in cooperation with the DG Education and Culture of the European Commission.
Jaume holds a B.Eng. in Telecommunications (UPC), as well as a M.B.A. focused on Innovation (UB-EAE) and a Postgraduate Degree in Project Management (UOC).