Gorka Espiau

Senior Fellow

Gorka Espiau Idoiaga was the Director of International Affairs at The Young Foundation and a Senior Fellow at the Agirre Lehendakaria Center for Social and Political Studies, a Columbia University (AC4-Earth Institute) and the University of the Basque Country partnership to share internationally the Basque case of socio-economic transformation under extreme difficulties. Gorka is also a founding partner of Social Innovation Laboratory Koop, a Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) country ambassador and a member of the International Advisory Group of INCORE (University of Ulster and United Nations University).

Previously he was the Head of International Programmes at Innovalab (Bilbao Social Innovation Park), and served as Special Adviser to the Executive Office of the Basque President.