Francesc Grau
Digital consultant

“Kids need monitoring on the Internet”

An expert in social media and communication and digital management, Grau says leaving children to use tablets and mobiles without supervision is as dangerous as letting them wander around the streets by themselves

Joe Brew
An active participant in the online debate concerning Catalonia’s political conflict


An active participant in the online debate concerning Catalonia’s political conflict, Brew uses the skills and tools of data science to get to the objective truth of the debate

Montse Vellvehí
Director of the Institut del Teatre

Art has to be uncomfortable

The actor and cultural manager from Mataró, Montse Vellvehí, is the director of the Institut del Teatre’s Advanced School of Dramatic Arts (which teaches performance, stage design, directing and play-writing)....

Joan Alemany i Royo
Musician and Business graduate

“Without an Erasmus exchange I wouldn’t be here as a winner”

Joan Alemany i Royo, 23 from Girona, is one of two winners of the international Tour The World competition organised by the multinational tour operator Tour Radar. He will now travel to perform on five...

Christian Escribà
Pastry artist

CHOCOLATE is like wine

The imagination has no limits. About to turn 57 years of age, Christian Escribà retains the innocent but mischievous look of a child who does not want to grow up. He is the Peter Pan of Catalan pastry making

Lado Chanturia
Strasbourg Court Judge


Chanturia is Georgian and, as well as being a civil law professor at the University of Tbilisi since 1995, he was his country’s minister of justice in 1998 and 1999, the president of the country’s...

Gonzalo Boye
Lawyer for Carles Puidemont and his exiled ministers

Gonzalo BOYE

Lawyer for Carles Puigdemont and his exiled ministers, Gonzalo Boye has recently published the book, Y ahí lo dejo, which chronicles the 2017 independence bid and the exile and trial of its political leaders

Massimiliano Guderzo


The History of relations lecturer at the University of Siena, Massimiliano Guderzo, visited Barcelona to participate in a series of conferences organised by La Caixa’s Palau Macaya. He has also been...

Ada Parellada
Chef and restaurant owner

Wasting FOOD is indecent

The popular chef and ardent activist against food waste argues that planning and small gestures can help reduce the amount of food that ends up in our rubbish bins

Vinton Cerf
One of the Internet's founding fathers

Vinton Cerf

One of the Internet’s founding fathers was in Catalonia recently to pick up an international award