We offer talent, knowledge, social and business experience since 2011. We strive to offer quality strategic consultancy services that generate real change in the organisations with whom we collaborate.
We offer our services exclusively with the aim of improving and growing the transformative economy and the social, environmental and educational sectors. We aim to transform on local, national and international level.
We are a consolidated team of people who are 100% dedicated to bringing projects with a high social impact to life by accompanying and collaborating with our customers.
Sergi Rufat is a founding partner of Tandem Social. He has a degree in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University and has many years’ experience in the world of social economy consultancy and in transformative entrepreneurship. His main functions are the design and implementation of strategy, and accompanying the organising team. He is 100% involved with the projects and applies his ability to reflect and empathise. There is nothing he likes more than being in nature, hand crafts and cycling, especially if it is with Eric and Natalia.
Andrea is a partner at Tandem Social. She has a degree in Humanities from the Pompeu Fabra University and a Post-Graduate Degree in International Cooperation, a Masters in International Relations and an MBA from ESADE. With a strong ability to connect with people, she is responsible for coordinating and executing training programs. She is the life of the office: she is always energetic, smiley and positive.
Jaume is a founding partner of Tandem Social. He has a degree in Business Administration, an MBA from ESADE and a Masters in International Development from Setem and the UPC. He started working as a strategic consultant at Everis before deciding to dedicate his professional career to social enterprises and to the social economy, initially within the framework of Fundació Un Sol Món. At Tandem Social he has been able to combine his work as a consultant with his vision of social transformation.
Jordi is a founding partner of Tandem Social. He has a degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona (UB), a Masters in Management in non-profit organisations from ESADE and a Masters in Social Economics from the UB. With a long history as a consultant in the social sector, his functions are to implement the strategic vision and the commercial side of the organisation. He likes networking, generating synergies and has a talent for public relations, in fact you will hardly ever catch him without his mobile glued to his ear. He loves running marathons and playing with his three children.
Miquel has a diploma in Management and Public Administration from the Pompeu Fabra University, a Masters in Social and Community Policy from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and also in Leadership and Innovation in Non-Governmental Organisations from ESADE. The main part of his professional career has been in the Third Social Sector. He is currently the manager of Obertament, a Catalan alliance working to fight against mental health stigma, on behalf of Tandem Social.
Maria is a partner of Tandem Social. She has a degree and Masters in Business Administration from ESADE. She has a long history as a strategic consultant in the support departments of the General Management in private companies and in previous years she has specialised in the social and solidarity sector. She likes projects that create new social enterprises and fundraising. She loves cooking and the theatre.
Blai Collado is a partner at Tandem Social and has worked as a consultant with us since 2014. He conceives his work as a tool to transform situations collectively. After studying at a cooperative school, he received a degree in Business Administration from the Pompeu Fabra University and a degree in International Business from Maastricht University. He also has a post-graduate degree in Economic Analysis and Political Philosophy of Contemporary Capitalism from the University of Barcelona. He describes himself as being “more about facts than words”.
Micaela has a degree in Business Administration by the Argentinian University of Business (UADE). She has a postgraduate degree in Teaching University (UADE), a postgraduate degree in Social Entrepreneurship, Economics and Business (UVIC) and a postgraduate degree in Social and Solidarity Economics from the (UAB). She has worked as a process improvement consultant for important companies in Argentina and as a university teacher at UADE. She likes to work on projects that generate social impact to improve our life. She loves to travel and as a good Argentine, she is smiling, sociable and addicted to drink mate!
Eva has a diploma in Marketing and Communications from the Barcelona Business and Marketing School. The majority of her career has been in the advertising sector as an account manager and project manager at different leading advertising agencies. With the aim of redirecting her career towards sectors that are more in line with her values, she joined Tandem Social to support the team in the areas of corporate and marketing identity, and general office management. She is addicted to travel and to the yoga practice.
Jaime is a consultant at Tandem Social. He holds a degree in Business Management by the University of Barcelona and a Masters degree in Audit and Management Development by the Barcelona School of Management. With experience in the corporate world as a financial auditor and risk consultant and in the start-up world as an operations manager of a social enterprise in Chile, in Tandem Social he combines his multidisciplinary experience with the desire to contribute to society and learn new things every day. He loves daydreaming and going on adventures.
Silvia holds a degree in Business Administration and a Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from ESADE. She has more than 4 years of experience in business consulting, participating in various sectors and multicultural environments. She believes in her critical spirit that together with her social commitment motivated her to join Tandem Social. At Tandem she can develop her professional career while being part on the change she wants to see in the society. She’s always looking for new adventures, likes to discover cultures and strongly enjoys music and dance.
Clara holds a double degree in Law and Political and Administration Sciences’ from the Pompeu Fabra University and has a master’s degree in Social Policy, Employment and Welfare from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She has worked in different projects related to innovation, management, research and participation. She seeks in Tandem Social a place for learning and growing at a professional level with people and projects which work for social justice and equality. She loves travelling, cooking and trekking.
Maddiha holds a degree in Humanities and in Audiovisual Communication from Pompeu Fabra University. She has also completed a diploma in Interactive Media at the Academy of Information Technology in Sydney. With some prior experience in the communications area and content creation, she joins the team to be in charge of Tandem Social’s communication area and of the audiovisual side of Tandem Social’s online platform. She likes being involved with projects that support a fairer societal structure and which stem from social conscience.
Jana holds a degree in Political Science and Public Administration, with a minor in Government and Citizenship from Pompeu Fabra University. She also has a Master’s degree in Political Analysis and Institutional Assessment at the University of Barcelona. She has been part of research projects on citizen participation and analysis of local public administration. For her, Tandem Social means a great opportunity to grow professionally and work for economic and social transformation. She is passionate about dance, photography and nature. Above all, she enjoys spending time with her family and her friends.
Daniel is a graduate in Political Science and Administration from Pompeu Fabra University and he is about to finish a Master’s degree in Political Analysis and Institutional Consultancy at the University of Barcelona. As he is interested in the promotion of public policies that promote sustainable development and territorial structuring, he has been involved in several local projects in the town where he grew up. By working at Tandem Social, he hopes to contribute with his knowledge to the development of programs that have social impact.
Javi is a graduate in Political Sciences and Administration from the University of Barcelona and is currently taking a Master Degree in Human Rights. He has developed most of his career path in the Third Sector, specialising in the management of public financing of social projects. He joined Tandem Social to support the entire team in the areas of HR, projects and logistics. Javi loves cooking, music festivals and traveling.
Ariadna is a student of Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Pompeu Fabra University. This degree stands out for its interdisciplinary and interuniversity nature, which has allowed her to study at four different universities (UPF-UAB-UAM-UC3M) and develop critical thinking skills and an understanding of social sciences from different perspectives. She has an extensive background in the leisure and free time education sector, including more than 15 years as part of a scout group, where she has been able to grow and develop as a person and accompany children and young people in this process. She joins Tandem Social eager to grow and learn and contribute professionally to social and economic transformation projects. She loves music, traveling and watching sunsets in nature.
Constanza is a Commercial Engineer from Universidad Diego Portales – Santiago de Chile- with a postgraduate degree in Gender Studies from Universidad de Chile. Before joining Tandem Social, she was working in a management consulting firm for small and medium enterprises, accompanying, training and advising in the implementation of management practices, development of growth projects and depersonalization of leadership, among others. She joins Tandem Social to learn about Social and Solidarity Economy in order to dedicate her time and knowledge to projects with a social focus. She has a special interest in gender, politics and equality issues. She likes the sea, photography, learning and getting to know new things, people and places.
Andrea is a consultant at Tandem Social and coordinates the communication strategy. Graduated in Journalism with a specialisation in Politics and Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a postgraduate degree in Digital Communication for Social Transformation, she understands communication as a tool to develop communities. With experience in the media and leading the External Relations strategy in Third Sector entities, she seeks to be able to accompany projects in their search for value-added content. Beyond communication, hiking and dance are her passions.
Júlia graduated in Political and Administration Science by UPF. She is currently finishing her Master degree in Environmental Intervention and Management by UB. She has experience as project manager for the non-profit organisation in which she has been volunteering over the last 3 years. She also has experience in the environmental-education field having worked with kids, as well as a camp coordinator in Barcelona. She starts off in Tandem wishing to grow professionally. She is passionate about everything related to sustainability, cinema and socialising.
Noelia holds a degree in Criminology and Public Prevention Policies by Pompeu Fabra University and a master’s degree in Women, Gender and Citizenship Studies by the University of Barcelona. She has worked in third sector organisations as a European project technician. She joins Tandem Social as a consultant specialized in gender, she is particularly interested in gender mainstreaming in public policies and is eager to learn about Social and Solidarity Economy. In her free time, she enjoys swing dancing, playing table-top role-playing games and discovering new places to go for an afternoon snack with friends.
Ignacio is a consultant at Tandem Social. He graduated in Business Management and Project Management from La Salle URL and has experience in consultancy and management of international sustainability related projects. Ignacio has been very involved in social, educational, and migration projects and has been volunteering in Barcelona and Bilbao. He joins Tandem Social to get actively involved in a dynamic and transformative work environment that aims for the social and economic transformation of our society. He is restless to learn new things and is passionate about mountaineering, reading and music.
Vanessa holds a degree in Psychology from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and a Master’s degree in Photography and Design from ELISAVA. She has worked as a humanistic psychologist and professional counselor with a variety of population segments (youth, people with disabilities and vulnerable adults) and managed several social projects co-financed by the Catalan Employment Service and the European Social Fund. She also works as an independent photographer and artist, and has had several community and individual exhibitions. She joins Tandem Social to continue to evolve as a person and as a professional, exploring her own interests and values such as ecofeminism, social economy and equality. She is infinitely curious and smiley, and enjoys art, culture and good conversation.
Eduard holds a degree in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has experience in the field of citizen participation and has been involved in the management and dynamization of local cultural and volunteer organizations. Interested in community action and social policies, he believes in the transformative potential of the social and solidarity economy to achieve more equitable and democratic societies. He joins Tandem Social with a great desire to grow professionally and place his skills at the service of projects with a social impact. He enjoys running in nature, popular culture and live music.
Ariadna is a consultant at Tandem Social. She is a graduate in Pedagogy from the University of Barcelona, with specialized training in the fields of team leadership (EADA), competency-based orientation model and impact assessment of socio-educational projects. She has spent more than 6 years coordinating teams and has experience in project design for tenders with public financing. She is passionate about pastry, travelling and interior design. She joins Tandem to grow professionally in the fields of consulting and Social Economy, to learn and to be part of a multidisciplinary work team.
Marianne holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Barcelona and an Official Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental, Economic and Social Sustainability from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She has participated in the design, monitoring and analysis of projects based on alternative economies that aim to improve the well-being of people while also taking care of the environment. She joined Tandem Social to support and be part of innovative and inclusive initiatives that promote a society based on sustainable development. She loves yoga, snorkeling and playing board games with family and friends.
Mercè has a degree in Labour Relations from Pompeu Fabra University and a postgraduate degree in People Management in Organizations and HR Management. Her career is focused on the field of human resources and she is convinced of the importance of knowing how to manage and motivate a team. She joins Tandem Social to support the HR Department and she hopes to be able to contribute and grow professionally, along with Tandem. She likes travelling, nature and the theatre, which is why she has been taking part in the yearly theatrical performance of La Pasión de Olesa since her infancy.
Emma holds a degree in Sociology from the UAB. She has experience in the management of cultural and associative organizations, with the aim to strengthen the local social net. She also has wide experience in educational leisure through participating in her town’s Scout group and other volunteer work with youngsters and children. Additionally, she has taken part in programs that promote ApS in universities and to reduce school segregation. Coming from a wine-growing land background, she is passionate about the world of gastronomy and wine and she likes spending time with the people she loves and live music. She joins Tandem with a great desire to grow professionally and to continue working for social transformation.
Onditz graduated in Political Science and Administration. Later she completed a Master’s in Environmental Intervention and Management and, additionaly, a Master’s in Development, Cooperation and Community Action. Bringing to the team more than 15 years of work experience in project management at various skill levels, she joins Tandem Social with the desire to contribute and learn, to keep looking for answers and ways to transform together. She is a woman who pedals long distances: restless and chatty. Sometimes serious, often not so much.
Mariona is a Philosophy, Politics and Economics graduate, a degree coursed between Barcelona and Madrid (UPF-UAB-UAM-UC3M). She has also completed a Minor in Gender Studies at UPF. Throughout her life she has been closely linked to diferent cultural associations, participating in her town’s scout group, “casal”, “colla castellera” or theatre group. She has experience in public policy management, international politics and local policies. She joins Tandem hoping to take part of projects and initiatives that aim to promote and transform the world we live in. She is passionate about reading thrillers, doing any activity which implies going to the mountain and travelling.
Aleix is a graduate in Sociology from the University of Barcelona (UB) with a master’s degree in Community Participation and Development from the University of the Basque Country. His professional career has been linked to different citizen participation and rural development projects. He joins Tandem Social with the aim of continuing to be linked to projects focused on social transformation and community action. Lots of small people, in lots of small places, doing small things.
Garazi holds a degree in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She started his career in the field of human rights, discrimination and global justice. With a special interest in gender perspective, she has worked at the UAB Equality Observatory and has studied the training “Gender and cooperation: Pushing feminist transformations in the organizations, projects and incidence campaigns” by Enginyeria Sense Fronteres. She joins Tandem Social in the desire to be able to expand his range of projects and work with social economy initiatives.
Clara holds a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the 4 Universities Alliance (UPF-UAB-UAM-UC3M), with a Master’s in Cultural Theory and Criticism from UC3M. She has experience in the third sector and social economy, where she has collaborated with organizations in the field of human rights defense and participated in political advocacy processes. She joins Tandem Social with the will to learn and continue working for social transformation.
Sara is a graduate in Business Administration from the Pontifical Bolivarian University, with a postgraduate degree in Business Management from the National University of Colombia and is currently studying a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. With more than 10 years of experience in the public and private sector in Colombia and leading administrative and financial processes in social entities focused on transforming the communities of her home country. She loves to travel, books, going for walks and finding unknown places where she can enjoy good food.
Pau is a consultant and holds a degree and a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Chemical Institute of Sarrià – Ramon Llull University. With experience in strategy consulting and digital transformation, technological consulting for financial services and project management in the industrial services sector, and after a stage of personal growth traveling, he joins Tandem Social with the will of transforming society through a socially impactful business practices that place people at the center. He is passionate about cinema and sports, plays football, climbs, snowboards and loves electronic music.
Anna holds a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (UPF-UAM-UC3M), with a postgraduate course in Literary Journalism (UAB) and is currently studying Law (UOC). She has experience in the third sector, where she has developed participatory processes to promote public policies, research projects and citizen participation ones. She joins Tandem Social with the will to further here knowledge of the social economy field. She loves literature and hiking.
Anna has a master’s degree in Project Management from La Salle URL, and a degree in ADE from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Her career is focused on innovation, digital transformation and project management. She has collaborated in business, digitization and sustainability projects in various sectors such as health, education and smart cities, both locally and internationally. She joins Tandem Social with the ambition to be part of social impact and sustainable development initiatives and to learn from her colleagues, always from a feminist perspective. He loves music, culture and dance.
Jordi is a student of the Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree offered by the 4 universities alliance (UPF-UAB-UAM-UC3M). For him, these disciplines respectively empower the curiosity for knowledge, the construction of a fairer world and the efficient management of resources. He joins Tandem eager to discover the potential of the social and solidarity economy to lead the ecosocial transformation. He loves to play sports and debate on any philosophical topic.
Neus has a degree in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Her professional and academic career has been linked to the field of Sustainable Development and Global Justice and the Social and Solidarity Economy with the support of different social entities, specializing in the management of public financing for social projects in the Third Sector. She joins the Tandem Social team with the desire to work for social transformation. She is a person who enjoys the small (and big) pleasures of life and living new experiences.
Montse is an expert in business analysis, with a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Barcelona and extensive knowledge in economic management, Business Intelligence and Digital Marketing. He began his career in the banking and financial advisory sector, specializing in data analysis and business intelligence, and continues to continuously learn for the development and implementation of technological solutions in the company. He joined Tandem with the desire to learn, to contribute his knowledge to the Social Economy. He loves the sea, water and salt.
Irene is a graduate in Analytical Philosophy from the University of Glasgow. She has developed her career in the third and public sector, mainly in Scotland and London, specializing in managing participation, learning and collaborative projects for charity networks, mostly in the area of sustainability and health. She joined Tandem Social as an analyst. She loves cinema, reading and cooking.
Judit holds a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the 4 Universities Alliance (UPF, UC3M and UAM) and she is currently studying the degree in Law from the Universitat Oberta Catalunya. She has experience in public sector projects and as an MEP trainee. She joins Tandem willing to participate in projects that aim to transform and to improve our society, making it more humane and fairer. She loves to travel, to make impromptu plans and to dance.
Eva has a degree in Sociology from the University of Barcelona and has completed a Master’s degree in Social Communication, as well as various trainings on gender perspective. He has experience in analysis and evaluation of public policies. She joins Tandem as a consultant to advance professionally and to work for a fairer society. She enjoys traveling, discovering new music groups and loves to unwind with a good book or playing sports.
Laura has a degree in Economics and one in Philosophy from the University of Girona. She joined Tandem Social with the desire to grow professionally while specializing in the field of the social sector and social economics. She shares with the team the values and the transformative will, , which were sown in her from a very young age in scouting and which she has subsequently grown. Among the various hobbies she has, we can highlight aerial acrobatics, the mountain, the sea, and outdoor activities in general. She also loves to travel, in fact, she has lived abroad for almost three years.
Renato has a degree in Architecture from the Ricardo Palma de Lima University and a master’s degree in Territorial Management and Leadership from the University of Granada. With more than 9 years of experience in NGOs in Latin America, he has coordinated volunteer projects, humanitarian aid and with families in situations of extreme poverty. He has led youth empowerment programs at the UN and founded his own NGO, specializing in social entrepreneurship within the framework of Erasmus+ projects. He loves crafts, traveling and playing volleyball. He enthusiastically brings his passion and experience to the team.
Anna has a degree in International Business Economics and joins the team with the motivation to contribute to the resolution of current social and environmental problems through Social Economy, aiming to transform the current status. In her spare time she likes playing volleyball, meeting with family and friends, reading a good book, hiking and, whenever she gets the chance, traveling and getting to know different realities and cultures.
Alexis graduated in International Business and Marketing from ESCI (Pompeu Fabra University) and has a master’s degree in Strategic Creativity in Audiovisual Information from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has experience in international consulting both at the ACCIÓ office in Colombia and at the headquarters in Barcelona, as well as experience in the cultural sector as a strategic consultant at the Catalan Institute of Cultural Enterprises (ICEC) and as a distributor of documentaries at an international level. He likes cinema, gastronomy, painting and football.
Paulina is a political scientist with a master’s degree in Political Analysis and Institutional Consulting from the University of Barcelona, and a master’s degree in Urban and Metropolitan Studies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She has worked in social organizations throughout her professional career, specializing in territory and democracy. She comes to Tandem to dive into the world of cooperatives and SSE. She loves the sea, travel and funny animal memes.
Mery is a political scientist specialized in migration and intercultural perspective. She has worked on local projects that contribute to creating a more respectful and equal society with multiple cultural diversities and identities at the Center for African and Intercultural Studies (CEAi). On a European scale, she has been coordinating public-private partnership projects in health and biomedicine. She is very curious and enjoys being in constant learning, cooking different dishes – and testing herself with pastry – and, practicing pilates.
Renato is a political scientist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and has a Master’s degree in Public and Social Policies from the Pompeu Fabra University. He has worked as a political consultant, researcher, as well as in the field of sustainable finance and social entrepreneurship. He is passionate about sport and its link with social, political and cultural institutions. He joins the Tandem team with the aim of contributing to the energy transition and generating community in all its areas of intervention.