Mr Josep M VILALTA
Director of the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi)
Executive Secretary of the Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP), Spain
Member of ARC8 Expert Group on Inclusive International Mobility of People and Knowledge
Josep M. Vilalta is Director of the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) and Executive Secretary of the Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP).
A specialist in public management and public policies and higher education and research management, he has thirty years of experience in different leading positions in public sector organizations as well as in different higher education institutions. He has promoted and participated in various projects and groups of experts of the Government of Catalonia and the Government of Spain, the European Commission, the OECD, UNESCO, and several countries in education and universities, political science and public policy management.
He has published nearly a hundred papers for journals and publications, book chapters and books on public administration, public policy, education, universities and scientific research policy. He is a member of the group of experts of the Spanish university policy think tank Studia XXI, member of the Advisory Boards of Fundació iSocial and ‘El Diari de l’Educació’. He is a regular contributor to different national and international publications and the newspapers ARA, Nació.