Pere Almeda is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at University of Barcelona. He has a degree on Law and a Diploma Of Advanced Studies (DEA) on Political Science previous to the PhD. He is also the Coordinator of the Catalan Think Tank Fundació Catalunya Europa where he conducts research in comparative politics, democracy and federalism. He has participated in diverse training and fellowship programs at London School of Economics, United Nations and other institutions. He has worked in the Catalan Government, holding different responsibilities. He has been an adviser to the European Greens at the European Parliament. He is currently coordinating the initiative "Combating inequalities: the great global challenge" together with international renowned experts.