Jordi Baltà Portolés works as an advisor for the Committee on Culture of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), providing research and advice to local governments with an interest in developing cultural policies and sustainable development. He is also a freelance researcher, consultant and trainer in the areas of culture and international affairs, for several organisations, including the Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS). Previously he was a researcher and project coordinator at the Interarts Foundation (2001-14). He is a member of the UNESCO Expert Facility for the implementation of the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. 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). He is a PhD candidate at the universities of Girona and Melbourne.
At NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2019, Jordi Baltà Portolésis is giving an impulse speech and will moderate “Panel 1- SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and communities”. Tiina Merisalo, Helsinki City Museum, and Matt and Jess Turtle, Museum of Homelessness, are joining the panel.