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Team

TEAM

We are experience and knowledge driven

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 transform

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 and a dedicated team

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.

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Sergi Rufat

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.

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Andrea Balletbò

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.

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Jaume Oller

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.

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Jordi Gusi

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.

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Miquel Juncosa

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.

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Maria Solans

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.

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Blai Collado

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”.

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Micaela Valverde
Micaela Villaverde

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!

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Philippa Parry

Philippa has a degree in English Literature and Classical Civilisation from the University of Birmingham and a Masters in Leadership for Sustainability from Middlesex University and the NGO Forum for the Future. She has worked as a consultant on sustainability and innovation for public administrations internationally, before stating at Tandem Social in 2016 to promote collective entrepreneurship and cooperation. At home she also looks for the eco-social side of things, she swaps excels for a garden hoe for another type of production. She expresses herself creatively in her allotment and in the kitchen.

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Eva Bach

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.

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Jaime Lacueva

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.

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Silvia Garcia

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.

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Clara Martínez
Clara Martínez

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.

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Maddiha Farooq

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.

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Victor Segura

Victor is a consultant at Tandem Social. He has experience in fostering the development of social entrepreneurs and managing and assessing international aid development projects. He holds a Master in International Solidarity and Social Inclusion from UC3M. He enjoys working in international environments where his language skills can stand out. He believes in the strength of the collective actions and in “conscious consumption” as levers for social transformation. Besides work, he is passionate about literature and loves the Mediterranean Sea.

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Itziar Gastaminza

Itziar is a graduate in Political Science and Public Administration, with a minor in Social Analysis. With experience in projects for gender equality, she joins Tandem Social to learn about Social and Solidary Economy and to grow both professionally and personally. She is especially interested in gender mainstreaming, public policy and data analysis, skills with which she wants to serve projects with a social impact. She is passionate about learning new things, such as languages, as well as spending time with the people she loves.

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Jan Pol Tarruell

Jan Pol holds a degree in Economics from the Pompeu Fabra University and is a postgraduate in Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development from the UPF-BSM. Currently, he is enrolled in a postgraduate degree in Social and Solidary Economy: Local development, Cooperativism and Social Transformation, at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has experience in non-profit institutions management and team leadership, participating nine years as a volunteer in the non-formal education of children and teens with a transformative will. He joins Tandem Social to actively participate in economic and social transformation and to support projects with a high positive social and environmental impact. He has a critical vision of the world and is committed to work hard because a better world is possible. He is passionate about nature, new challenges and cooking.

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Mariona Gabarró

Mariona has recently graduated in International Business Economics from Pompeu Fabra University, after spending a year at the University of Toronto, Canada. Her academic and professional experience includes entrepreneurship, data analytics and marketing strategy. Beyond her university education, she is considered a very transdisciplinary person with a special interest in ecological economics, anthropology and sociology. She has been part of the scout group in his village for 15 years, with which she shares values and passion for educating children. She joined Tandem Social with a strong desire to grow professionally and contribute to the social transformation towards a more sustainable system. She loves to meet new cultures, live adventures in the mountains, participate in projects and is a great lover of skateboarding.

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Miguel García

Miguel holds a degree in International Relations from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master in External Action of the European Union from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has collaborated with different international entities linked to sustainability and municipalism. He has also worked in the development of innovation projects at the European sphere. He is very interested in exploring new ways of social transformation at international level. He conceives the social economy as an enabler of change towards a more inclusive and just society. He is a lover of endless conversations with friends and is keen to go jogging by the sea.

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Jana Castany

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.

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Daniel Osorio

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.

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Joan Lamazares

Joan holds a degree in Political and Administration Sciences from Barcelona University, and a Masters in Territorial Planning and Environmental Management from the same university. He has experience in projects focused on sustainable development and on citizen participation processes. His academic and professional trajectory has allowed him to acquire extensive knowledge about the design and execution of public policies, as well as good skills analyzing and interpreting social and territorial structures and dynamics. He joins Tandem Social aiming to learn and grow professionally. He is passionate about reading and playing sports.

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Gemma Graells

Gemma is a graduate in Administration and Business Management from the University of Barcelona and is currently enrolled at the Postgraduate in Social and Solidary Economics – Cooperative Studies. Before entering Tandem, she has been managing a company’s financial-economic area. She has always held a very critical overview of the world and society. With the aim of contributing to the promotion of more sustainable, fair and inclusive ways of doing, she joins Tandem Social with a strong desire to grow both in the personal and professional fields. She loves to enjoy live music, nature and is passionate about animals.

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Ferran Esquius

Ferran has a degree in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University and a Master in Economic Development, International Trade and Finance from the Barcelona School of Economics. After working on the macroeconomic, political and financial analysis of emerging countries, he now seeks in Tandem Social to contribute to the achievement of a fairer and more sustainable world. He hopes to apply his interest in data analysis and evaluating the impact of public policies to this new project. He loves to cook and play sports, especially basketball.

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Oriol Badenes

Oriol has studied Political Science and Philosophy in Barcelona and Denmark. He has developed professionally in third sector organizations, supporting migrant populations. He holds a postgraduate degree in Social Project Management from France, where he has coordinated inclusion service projects for asylum seekers and young migrants for three years. He is involved in the defense of social rights and believes in the potential of social economy to promote a more just society.

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Joan Llonch

Joan is a last-year student of Global Studies at Pompeu Fabra University, providing him with an interdisciplinary perspective. Thanks to having participated in a university association, and having worked on coordination and organization tasks, he has experience in managing non-profit organizations and team leadership. He begins to work in Tandem Social with the aim to contribute with its desire to learn and train in the Social and Solidary Economy, and to participate and collaborate in the ideation of new projects in the third sector. Finally, he is characterized by being an organized and methodical person, with an empathy and awareness of the needs of the different groups in our society. He’s passionate about padel, watching series and travelling with his friends.

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Ariadna Julià

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.

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Constanza Arismendi

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.

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