Industrial engineer with a background in business management and nonprofits. Lluis (Barcelona, ​​1973) always brings a strategic approach based on common sense, creativity and effective use of new technologies. This allows him to achieve the goals and also create shared value for all projects.

Career

Professional Experience
2017-Present, Director of Development, CIRE.
2014-2017, Chief Operating Officer, IL3.
2013-2014, m4all ManagerMobile World Capital.
2009-2013, Director, Foundation for the Dignity of Africa.

Education
2011 Strategic Management for Leaders of Non-Governmental Organizations, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education.
2002 Master in Management of NGOd, ESADE
1998 Industrial Engineering, UPC

 

Friends and colleagues

  • Federico Mayor Zaragoza

    Former Director General of UNESCO

    «I like, as a scientist, to notice that Lluis Miret is rigorous, imaginative and fearless, with a choice of rare opportunity for his age.·It has a broad and long view of the world, with special relevance for the most needed.·Involved, tough, knows to follow up, which is the supreme duty.»

  • therese jamaa

    Therese Jamaa

    Director Business Development Qualcomm Europe

    «Professional, creative, self-motivated and motivating the people around him…Luis is on top of it a nice and very honest person.
    Generous, he listens to others, always willing to provide guidance and support. He knows how to manage new projects and create long-term and solid partnerships.
    It has been a pleasure and a great honor for our team to contribute to his initiatives.»
  • Carles Duarte

    Poet

    «Lluís Miret has a solid history that shaped the personality characteristics that make it uniquely valuable. On the one hand the civic conscience and sense of responsibility and solidarity towards others. On the other hand, a world view of strong historical roots in a community compatible with an international vision that transcends the local level. And third, a demanding and ambitious understanding of the role of civil society.»

  • Mercedes Barceló

    Presidenta Fundació Àfrica Digna

    «Lluis Miret combines two very important qualities: professionalism and sensitivity. It is sometimes difficult this tandem and yet essential to his position. This coupled with his high involvement in the work has taken the Foundation to a higher level. The board of Africa Digna is proud of its director.»

  • Carles Agusti

    Carles Agustí

    Comissioner for Public Participation - Barcelona City Council

    «Restlessness, synergy, resources and social awareness are the characteristics that define Lluís Miret for me as a professional and as a person. Desire to start new projects and open new doors in search of the goals proposed. Synergy because he is a person with whom costs very little to work and you establish complicity quickly, that understands you and you understand him, and that, therefore, it is easy to carry out projects. He is also a person with many resources, at a networking level and to find solutions that make possible the feasibility of the ideas and projects that are generated. And finally, all is influenced by a social sensitivity that characterizes him, to improve the lives of people is one of the ultimate goals of Lluis, whatever the field in which he works..»
  • Elena Barraquer

    Vicechairperson and Executive Director

    «As executive director of Barraquer Foundation have had occasion to work with Lluis Miret in joint projects with Africa Digna.
    Both during the field work, in our missions in Kenya, and during their previous planning, it has been a real pleasure to have Lluis nearby. Besides having a head perfectly organized, Lluis has a huge heart, full of empathy, compassion and respect for those around you, regardless of their condition or social status.
    I think Lluis is one of those lucky people who are enthusiastic about their work, quality that favors not only him personally, but also to the organization or company for whom he works.»

  • John Seagrim

    Chairman of The Kipungani Schools Trust

    «It has been wonderful to work with Lluis on the rebuilding of two primary schools in Kenya. Lluis unfailing enthusiasm and diligent and considered support have been invaluable to the success of our two joint projects and I will always be grateful to Lluis and to AfricaDigna  for what we have achieved together. It has been a pleasure and a privilege to have worked with Lluis so closely over the last 3 years.»

  • Luz

    Luz Rello

    Founder and CEO at Cookie Cloud

    «There are people who believe in a better world and empower others to make good things happen. Thank you Luis Miret for your generosity introducing our research to the right public administrations and companies. Thanks to you, our work can have a greater impact, and hopefully reach more people with dyslexia.»
  • Ernest

    Ernest Pérez-Mas

    Telecommunications Businessman

    «Tenacity, selfmotivation and vision are the three professional qualities that Lluís Miret shows at work. Give him an area of responsabiity and he will enrich it with contributions of his own or from his extensive network of contacts. You will only need to occasionally ask him about it and you will notice the tremendous value he has added.»
  • Hna. Rosario Cabrera

    Sister of Santa Teresita, Barsaloi Mission, Kenya.

    «Very dear Louis, thanks for your sincere friendship, you are a gift from God for our society, you've been to Africa! Here in our corner of Kenya! as Barsaloi; I admire all the gifts with which you have been endowed, your joy, righteousness, truthfulness, assertiveness, adaptation, loyalty, organizational capacity, for your commitment to the poor and simple people, for your analytical skills, for your creativity , host, etc.. Thank you for the gift of your friendship. May you continue adding to all this beauty you have and always serve those around you. Thanks for all the support you gave us through Africa Digna Foundation.»

     

     

  • Miquel de Paladella

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    "Since I met Lluís in 2000, I could appreciate his integrity and his ambition to change the injustices of this world. It is those people who are worth following for their support and optimism, energy and curiosity to big and difficult challenges that arise. Not only see things as they are, but also as could be, and that makes him both a good manager and an agent of social change.»

  • Toni Rodríguez

    President of Intermedia

    «Luis Miret is a serious and responsible professional that follows very closely the issues that assumes, without losing perspective, and always knowing what is important to distinguish from what is merely urgent.»

  • Ferran López

    Creative director. Editorial. Grupo Planeta

    «Lluís has a gift, admirable and enviable, that allows his head to walk through the clouds while he keeps his feet firmly on the ground.»

  • Carles Llorens

    Former Director General for Development Cooperation, Government of Catalonia

    «At this moment when everything changes so much, when we live in rich paisos many problems of poverty, in some poor countries are growing, development cooperation is subject to significant changes. As always, there are few people who can see beyond. I believe, in any case, that Luis Miret is of people in Catalonia can be glimpsed as the future cooperation. In Africa Digna has been able to conduct a successful cooperation actions and well raised.»

  • Manuel Manonelles

    Director of Culture of Peace Foundation - Barcelona
    Director of UBUNTU Foundation

    «Luis Miret is, above all, a man of action. He has the rare ability to turn ideas into reality. Furthermore, it is able to convert abstract projects, including a priori inversaemblantes, tangible realities and successful.»

  • Gemma Adaba

    Former Representative of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to the United Nations

    «It was an honour and a pleasure to work with Lluis Miret during his tenure at UBUNTU. He brought dedication, wisdom and insight to the complex challenge we grappled with at the United Nations: how to infuse social justice, human rights, democracy and civic participation into the system of governance of the global commons. I wish Lluis the very best in his professional endeavours.»

  • Jordi Úbeda

    Zelig Comunicació

    «Lluís is more than a clever and effective project manager: a professional who knows contagious passion and enthusiasm with everyone cooperates. Consistent, fair and transparent. Good people. And with boundless energy that makes us feel that any goal is achievable.»

  • Joaquim Forn

    Deputy Mayor of Barcelona City Council

    «My sincere appreciation to Luis Miret as constant and committed person, and also as a professional, for his long career based on commitment to the neediest.»

  • Fèlix Martí

    Philosopher

    «I wish to express my affection for Lluís Miret. I admire his professional competence and responsibility during the years in the service of shared ideals. I wish he will continue working with intelligence and courage.»

  • John Foster

    Professor at Carleton University

    «Lluis is in the best sense of the Spanish word: consecuente! A thoughtful, committed and energetic colleague in advancing the causes which motivate civil society. Working with Lluis was always supportive and refreshing.»

  • Fernando Casado

    Director at Centro de Alianzas para el Desarrollo

    «Since a few years ago I know Luis and our lives have gone in different prosiciones crossing. I've always considered a person involved in everything he does, professonal of rigor, good listener other points of view and attempts to create Consens through them, and above all, with great sensitivity and personal commitment to help address the injustices and the problems of poverty in the world.»

  • Xavier Martí

    Researcher and consultant on issues of global economy and development

    «In spaces that I shared with Luis I have always appreciated his initiative for raising proposals, authenticity in the intellectual concerns and humility in positions Definitely a great traveling companion in the defense of a truly transformative development cooperation.»

  • Federico Mayor Zaragoza
  • Therese Jamaa
  • Carles Duarte
  • Mercedes Barceló
  • Carles Agustí
  • Elena Barraquer
  • John Seagrim
  • Luz Rello
  • Ernest Pérez-Mas
  • Sister Rosario Cabrera
  • Miquel de Paladella
  • Toni Rodríguez
  • Ferran López
  • Carles Llorens
  • Manuel Manonelles
  • Gemma Adaba
  • Jordi Úbeda
  • Joaquim Forn
  • Fèlix Martí
  • John Foster
  • Fernando Casado
  • Xavier Martí