Dr. Daniel Rajmil
BA in Polititical Sciences from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Market Research and Economics Degree from the University of Barcelona (UB), MA in Middle East Studies and International Relations. PhD in Political Sciences from Vienna University. Director of the Conflictology Master Program at UOC.
Trond Ove Tollefsen
He holds a PhD in History and Civilization from the European University Institute in Florence (Italy).
PhD in Economics. B.Sc. (Major in Management), BBS. (Major in International Finance), M.A in Applied Economics, M.Sc. in Financial Services, M.Sc. in Stock Markets and Financial Derivatives, M.Sc. in Applied eLearning, MSc in International Financial Markets. Specialist in International Economics and Finance, Emerging Markets, Economic and Financial Crises, Financial Markets Integration, Economic and Financial Contagion, Energy Economics and Commodity Markets, International Capital Markets, Education, Distance Learning, Critical Thinking and Self-regulated Learning.
Francisco José Ruiz
PhD in International Security, Dr. Francisco J. Ruiz is Official of the Spanish Navy since 1992. He is now working for the Geopolitical Analysis Area of the General Secretary of Defense. His previous positions were 3 years as advisor of the Permanent Representation of Spain in the EU (2016-2019) and 3 years as professor in the Strategy Department of International Relations in the High School of the Army (2013-2016).
He holds a Post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University (Harriman Institute) New York City and a PhD in Social Science at the Vilnius University Vilnius, Lithuania. He is a conflict management practitioner and held various positions in the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia, the EU Monitoring Mission in Aceh (Indonesia), the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, the OSCE Mission in FYROM, the Permanent Delegation to NATO, and the Ministry of National Defense of Lithuania. Grazvydas conducted researches at Columbia University and Creighton University.
PhD on Economic crises-poverty/inequality-institutions nexus. EU-funded work on assessing the cost of government in Bosnia and Hercegovina and an EBRD-funded report on diversification of the heavil oil-based Russian Economy. He has worked at the World Bank and the IMF and held consulting positions with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (Office of the Chief Economist) in London.
Celine del Felice
Dr. Celina del Felice has a background in Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, with broad experience at the interface between academic and practical research. She completed her PhD in International Relations/ Development Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands (2013). Prior to that, she worked for the Educating Cities/ Municipality of Rosario, Argentina (2000-2003), and the United Network of Young Peacebuilders, the Netherlands (2003-2007) on youth policy, social inclusion and peace education.
Nino is currently a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Chichester (UK). She has a PhD degree from the University of Birmingham (UK) where she also held a prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship. Her main research interests lie within the fields of ethnic conflict studies and nationalism studies. She works on the issues concerning self-determination and secession across Europe and Eurasia. She holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and is recognised as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK. She has practical experience of working in the human rights sector at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and as a Diplomatic Attaché at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.
Elena López Werner
BA in Political Sciences from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), BA in Market Research from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), MA in International Studies from the University of Barcelona (UB) and MA in Peace, Security and Defense from the National Distance Education University (UNED). With 15 years' experience in the international development and public diplomacy sector, Elena is currently working at the Subsaharan Africa Desk at the Foreign Action Department of the Catalan Government in Barcelona while pursuing a PhD in International Security.
Rocio Vicente Senra
Rocío Vicente Senra (BA in Political Science) holds a Humanitarian Action Master from the University of Groningen and a MA in Middle East Studies from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She has been working for more than 14 years at NGO's and IIOO in many countries around the world. Currently, she is a Programme and Children Rights Specialist at UNICEF Spain. Besides her main career, she is an International Electoral Observer and has been deployed in several EU and OSCE missions (Madagascar, Moldavia). The field of interests that has marked her career are human rights and, particularly children's rights and humanitarian action.