Xavier was born and raised in Barcelona but he has lived and studied abroad in places such as Sweden, United Kingdom or Argentina. He is bilingual in Spanish and Catalan and he also speaks English and French fluently. He brings to ALBA more than 14 years of management experience in the fields of international education and research projects. Before coming to ALBA, Xavier was the MBA Coordinator of EU Business School, a private Swiss Business School. He has also worked as International Relations Manager at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (ETSECCPB), Senior Research Manager at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URL) in Tarragona, and as Finance and HR Manager at IES Abroad Barcelona, among others.
Xavier received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and his Master in International Business from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He also holds a Bachelor’s in Communications by Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Despite his business background, Xavier’s passion is international education. As ALBA program manager he works in a wide variety of areas, including academic planning, faculty coordination and students advising.
Xavier loves travelling, socializing and getting to know new cultures. He likes to be aware of international affairs and is interested in social entrepreneurship and business ethics. Other interests include sports, scuba diving and marine biology, hanging out with friends and showing the best of his home city, Barcelona.