The Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association- EMEA is very happy to congratulate Roger Albinyana for his appointment as Managing Director of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and wish him the best in his new duties.
Roger Albinyana is a member of the Advisory Boards of EMEA and EMNES and has participated in many joined events representing the IEMed, thus enhancing the ties and cooperation between the organizations.
Roger has been working at the IEMed since 2016 and as an associate professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Barcelona, where he teaches international economic policy. He has published numerous papers and articles in his fields of expertise. He is also a board member at CIDOB.
Prior to joining the IEMed, Roger served as Secretary for Foreign and EU Affairs of the Government of Catalonia (2013-2016) and was a member of the EU Committee of the Regions. From 2010 to 2013 he served as advisor on private sector development at the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean.
He holds an MA in Economic History from the University of Barcelona, a BA in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University and a BA in Business Administration and Management from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC).