Gustavo CASTANER MARQUARDT
Gustavo Castaner is a professional archivist and records manager. He currently works as Head of Information and Document Management Sector at the European External Action Service (Brussels). Previous positions include Archivist at the National Archives of Catalonia (Sant Cugat del Valles-Barcelona), Head of Information Section at the General Administration Archives (Alcala de Henares-Madrid), Technical Director at the Intermediate Military Archives of Barcelona, Archivist at the Historical Archives of the European Commission (Brussels), Information Management Officer at the Archives and Records Management Section of the United Nations (New York), Archivist at the International Monetary Fund (Washington), Document Management Officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (Brussels) and Administrator at the Records Management and Central Archives unit of the Council of the European Union (Brussels). He has also been a lecturer on archives and information management at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. He is specially interested in archives of international organizations (http://goinginternationalinarchives.blogspot.be/), collection outreach, archival education and the use of archives to promote accountability and the defense of Human Rights. He is an active member of a number of archival professional associations, notably Archivists Without Borders. He is the Chair of the Section of International Organizations of the ICA since 2016.