Miquel Rovira is Ph.D. on chemical engineering and has spent his whole professional career in applied research focused in circular economy and environmental technology in different sectors such as: resources, chemistry, mining, energy and agrofood among others. Currently, Miquel Rovira is Sustainability Director at Eurecat-Technological Centre of Catalonia. He is also member of the management board of different organizations that promote circular economy, such as Water Reuse Europe, Catalan Water Partnership and the Catalan Cluster of Bioenergy.

He has co-authored more than 100 publications, including 64 in SCI journals and he has supervised 5 Ph.D. Thesis.