Strategy, Leadership and People

Joan Miquel Piqué Abadal

Joan Miquel Piqué Abadal

Joan-Miquel Piqué holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration with specialization in International Economics and Growth from the UAB. He is an entrepreneur, advisor to entrepreneurs, SMEs and managers with over 15 years experience in public and private companies, both in Catalonia and in the European and international context. He was Director General of local consortium Localret, deputy director of Servei Català d'Ocupació de Catalunya, economic advisor to the councilors of Employment, Industry and Education of the Generalitat de Catalunya and responsible for the European Social Fund in Catalonia. He is a founding partner of Maurilia Knowledge, coach and consultant at the UOC.

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Degree in Economics and Bussiness Administration, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


Partner and Director, Maurilia Knowledge (2011-)

Chief Economic Area, Institut d'Estudis Metropolitans (2002-2003)

Project Manager, Institut d'Estudis Metropolitans (2001-2002)

Researcher, Institut d'Estudis Metropolitans (1996-2001)


Coach, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (2008-)

Associated Professor, Universitat de Barcelona. IL3 (2011-2012)


Chief Executive Officer, Consorci Local Localret (2009-2011)

Deputy Director, Servei d'Ocupació de Catalunya (2007-2008)

Economic Adviser, Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament de Treball i Indústria (2004-2007)

Book, Scholarly

PIQUÉ ABADAL, J. (2014). El Mapa: Un viaje empresarial. : Pirámide.

Book, Non-Scholarly

PIQUÉ ABADAL, J. (2012). Reiniciar: Fotografías de la Crisis Económica. Barcelona: Editorial UOC.