Guillem Martínez Roura

Guillem Martínez Roura

Guillem is the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics Programme Officer at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for ICTs. His mission is to connect AI and robotics innovators with problem owners to collectively advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


With over a decade of experience in robotics, Guillem has participated in major international robotics tournaments across Asia, Europe, and North America. He co-founded and led ROBOCAT, a leading non-profit educational robotics competition, for over 8 years, engaging thousands of young students. This initiative fosters learning in robotics and coding among youth from diverse backgrounds, irrespective of their gender, socio-economic status, or academic ability.


Before joining ITU, he served as the EU Policy Assistant at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union, and as the International Relations Assistant at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to Switzerland. He also worked as a legal trainee at Montesinos Abogados.


Guillem is a European Commission expert, a Sigma Squared Society fellow, and a Nova member. He has been an ambassador for EU Careers (European Personnel Selection Office), EUTOPIA European University, POLITICO’s EU Studies and Career Fair (POLITICO Europe), and UNICAT (Ministry of Research and Universities), and a member of the 1st EUSALP Youth Council. He has also been a DIPLOCAT scholar.


On the academic front, Guillem holds a double bachelor’s degree in Law and Business Management and Administration from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. He also participated in the one-year Swiss-European Mobility Program in Law at the University of Geneva, where he earned the Certificate in Transnational Law. He also completed a master’s degree in International Law from the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, and the 59th Graduate Study Program at the United Nations Office in Geneva.


He has been a speaker at leading global tech, AI and robotics events, such AI and Big Data Congress Barcelona, AI Expo Africa, AI House Davos, European Robotics Forum, EmpoderaLIVE, Geneva IP and Digital Law Career Forum, Smart City Expo World Congress, WSIS, Swiss Robotics Day, iREX, and Youth Mobile Festival.

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    AI and Robotics Programme Officer
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