Paula Santarén

Senior Consultant, International Social Economy | ACCIÓ, Catalonia Trade & Investment, Government of Catalonia | Spain

Paula Santarén graduated in Political Science & Law and MA in European Labour Studies and Social Policies. She has been working for ACCIÓ, the Agency for Business Competitiveness of the Government of Catalonia, for six years. As Senior Consultant for International Social Economy, she is the coordinator of RaiSE, an Interreg Europe project that aims to enhance social enterprises competitiveness through the exchange of experiences to improve regional business support policies to social enterprises. Besides, she manages internationalisation projects for Catalan social enterprises: she assesses them in their internationalisation strategy, identifies international business opportunities and organises international prospective missions for social enterprises.