Joan Verdú

Barcelona GSE Data Science Center

Head of Consulting and Knowledge Transfer


PhD (Environmental Engineering), Universitat de Lleida

Head of Consulting and Knowledge Transfer

Joan Verdú is the Head of Consulting and Knowledge Transfer of the Data Science Center. His background has a mixture of academics, research, consultancy and engineering. Joan is an Agronomic and Forest Engineer and received his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of Lleida. After the PhD, he spent some years in the public sector as a planning engineer at the Catalan Water Agency.

Later he dove into data science and was a student in the first cohort of the Master's in Data Science at the Barcelona GSE. He spent 4 years at Accenture as a consultant in various international analytics projects before moving back to BGSE.

His current responsability is to bridge the gap between the Data Science Center and firms/institutions, by providing adhoc trainings and/or collaboration projects. He also teaches in the Data Science Master's.