SERGI SAURÍ MARCHÁN
Dr. Sergi Saurí has been the Director of CENIT since 2013. He also serves as Research Director at the Polytecnic University of Catalunya (UPC), Associate Professor at the Tecnocampus of Pompeu Fabra University and sits on the Board of the Professional Association of Civil Engineers of Catalonia. He previously served as Assistant Professor in Transportation at UPC and Director of the Master in Supply Chain, Transportation and Mobility at the same institution.
Dr. Saurí holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from UPC- Barcelona Tech and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Shipping Business from UPC-Barcelona Tech. His PhD thesis on Optimization of Regulation for Public-Private Partnerships in Container Port Concessions was awarded the IV Abertis Transport Infrastructure Management Award and he was a Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2008. An expert in the areas of the transport modelling and transport economics, he is the author of a variety of scientific publications and has led multiple projects in both the public and private sectors.
He lives in Barcelona with his wife and two children and enjoys hiking.