Expert in creative tourism. Founder and Director of the Creative Tourism Network®, Global Creative Tourism Network and the Barcelona Creative Tourism program. She is also an external consultant for the European Union and the European Capitals of Smart Tourism and regularly collaborates with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). She is part of the Institute of Gastronomy Culture, Art, and Tourism (IGCAT) as an expert and member of the Jury of the European Young Chef Awards. She gives lectures and courses at universities and business schools in several countries. She publishes articles on cultural policy and creative tourism in different languages. Since 2001 she has been managing international projects commissioned by public entities.