Cristina Serrano holds a BA in Political Science by Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), a MA in Political Marketing by Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and an Executive Master in Digital Business by Esade. Prior to joining CIDOB (Barcelona Center for International Affairs), she worked as a strategic consultant for Altran, Xavier Roig i Associats and GAD3, where she participated in and coordinated various electoral and institutional communication campaigns. In 2013 she joined CIDOB, where she is Head of Communications and Coordination.
She has a degree in Journalism from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and a master’s degree in Cultural Management from the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC). At the end of her journalism degree, she obtained a scholarship at the press service of the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). Later, she joined the Consorci Universitat Internacional Menéndez Pelayo de Barcelona (CUIMPB - Center Ernest Lluch), first as press officer and later assumed the executive coordination of Courses and Seminars. In 2006 she joined CIDOB (Barcelona Center for International Affairs), where she has been press officer since 2010. She has carried out curricular internships at Televisió de Catalunya (TV3), Spanish Television (TVE) and at the Liceu's Superior Music Conservatory.
Marina Marín graduated with a Bachelor’s in Journalism from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), and holds a Master degree in Human Rights, Democracy and Globalisation from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). She has experience working on communication and event management in various organisations, including PICUM and EFIL, based in Brussels, or the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She had previously worked as a research assistant at CIDOB in the frame of the BRIDGES project.