Pedro Aguilera is a Spanish Roma, who has worked in Spain and beyond for over two decades. Aguilera is currently advising the municipality of Barcelona on the implementation of its local Roma Strategy. He brings both theoretical knowledge and empirical experience to the nonprofit leadership roles he has played over the years. From 2009 to 2012, Aguilera was a deputy member representing Spain in the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance, and was an expert member of the Roma Council of Catalonia from 2009 to 2011. He was a board member of the European Roma Information Office in Brussels and the NGO Pera Closa in Catalonia.
Aguilera has a degree in political science and holds an MA in NGO management.