Michael Donaldson is the Commissioner of Technological Innovation, Electronic Administration and Good Governance of the Barcelona City Council. 

He has a Law Degree from the UB and a master’s degree in public management. He has worked as director of strategic planning and central services in the municipalities of Rubí and Gavà. Michael is also a Coordinator and rapporteur of the seminar “Diversity and Legal Planning” – Jaume Bofill Foundation. 

Researcher on Social Movements and Public Policies at the Institut de Govern i Polítiques- UAB. Michael is trainer of courses on: Public management, transparency and mainstreaming within the framework of the School of Public Administration of Catalonia of the Generalitat, the Local Training Service of the Diputació de Barcelona, ​​the City Council of Barcelona and the Federation of Municipis de Catalunya. He has participated in several publications of books and articles on issues of transparency, participation, democratic quality and rights of immigrants.