Mercedes Giovinazzo Marín, Director of Interarts, a NGO specialized in international cultural co-operation and President of the Biennale des Jeunes Artistes de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée – BJCEM.
Mercedesholds a Laurea in Archaeology (Università degli Studi “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy) and a Master’s Degree in Arts Management (École Supérieure de Commerce de Dijon, France).
Previous posts include: Director of Services and Deputy Director of Customer Services, Universal Forum of Cultures, Barcelona; Administrator, Division of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage, Council of Europe, Strasbourg; director, Mastère Européen Management des Entreprises Culturelles, École Supérieure de Commerce de Dijon; Board Member, Teatro di Roma (2013- 2016); President, Culture Action Europe (2008-2015); President, “Access to culture” Platform, European Commission (2008-2011). She led the global campaign calling for culture in the 2030 SDGs.
At NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2019, Mercedes Giovinazzo Marín will participate in a discussion about Museums and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals together with Henry McGhie, Curating Tomorrow, and Sergio Servellón, ICOM Belgium Flanders, on Friday 8 November.