Andreu Ulied is Doctor Engineer (1996)  and Master in Planning by Harvard University of (1994). Expert on strategic foresight and policy and project appraisal.

As Partner Director of MCRIT ( he has worked as consultant in most European countries, as well in North of Africa, Latinoamerica and the Caribbean for local and international public institutions, as well as for private companies mostly in the transport, energy and urban development field.

He was Associated Professor at the UPC, teaching History of Science and Technology. Currently he is co-director of the course on Project and policy evaluation by the professional associations of Economists and Engineers of Catalonia.

Member of the Urban Planning Commission of Catalonia, the Mobility Advisory Board of the city of Barcelona, the Scientific Commitee of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, the Center of Studies on Transport of the UPC and the Urban Comitee of the Engineers Association of Catalonia, where he also co-ordinates the working group on project and policy appraisal.

He has published as author or co-author a number of books exploring possible futures of Barcelona and Catalonia, such as “Catalonia 2010: Mediterranean Foresight”, “Catalonia 2020: Future of the territory”, “The Barcelonas and Catalonias we live and imagine”. In relation to European futures, he lead the study “Making Europe Open and Polycentric” (, ESPON, 2011-2015) and has been involved in a large number of research projects dealing with foresight issues, currently in the “Possible Futures for Europe” (ESPON, 2016-2017).

He is President of Ersilia Foundation, an private institution devoted to promote transdisciplinary education.