Francesc Guillén Lasierra

Head of Projects and Organisation, Government of Catalonia (Spain) 

Francesc Guillén is Head of Projects and Organisation at the Department of the Interior of the Government of Catalonia. Francesc is a jurist, a criminologist and a specialist in public security policies. He did a PhD on security and police models and has long been a university lecturer on constitutional law and criminology (1989-2019). He participated in several CoE missions in Eastern Europe on police matters and in several Efus-led projects (Audits, Surveille, Eurosocial). He contributed to several publications: Modelos de policía: hacia un modelo de seguridad plural (‘policing models: towards a plural security model’), Desencuentros entre la policía y el público (‘disagreements between the police and the public’), The fallacy of objective security.