Miquel Rodríguez Planas
Miquel Rodríguez Planas is the Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda of the City Council of Barcelona, and its mission to fulfill the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) designed by the UN. He is a graduate of Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Master in Management of the Information and Knowledge in Organizations by the UOC and has completed the Master in Public Management at ESADE-UAB-UPF. From 2015 up to the beginning of 2019, Mr. Rodríguez Planas has been the director of the research centers of Public-Private Collaboration of the IESE Business School (PPSRC and PPP for Cities) where among others, he has been responsible for the relationship of the centers with the United Nation. He has been a member of the UNECE expert team in Public Private Collaborations and of the UNECE Working Team for the definition of the evaluation criteria of the Public Collaborations achievement in Sustainable Development Goals. He has also participated in the development of an SDG evaluation methodology for public concession contracts and in the analysis of several contracts.
Prior to this, throughout his professional career, Mr. Rodríguez Planas has worked as a Manager for the Bages University Foundation, Manresa Campus of the University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia (2013-2015); Manager of Zohar Consulting, specialized in strategic planning for the third sector organisation (2011-2013), Analyst of public policies concerning investments at the Presidency of the Generalitat of Catalonia (2006-2010), Manager of Friends of the Elderly Foundation (2004-2006), Co-director of Customer Service at the Universal Forum of Cultures (2003-2004) and Director of the Department of Roads at the Counsell Insular de Menorca (2011-2003).