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Human Resources

Jimena Pascual
Director of Technologies for Health, Active Ageing and Well-being

She has a degree in Art History from the University of Oviedo and has completed her university training with courses in psychological intervention in emergencies and disasters, evaluation and monitoring in development and international cooperation projects, expert in NGO management and project design and business management and administration.

She began her career as a development worker and coordinator of peace projects in Kosovo in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and KFOR, a multinational military force led by NATO between 2002 and 2006.

Since 2005, she has also worked as assistant director for the NGO Psychologists without Borders.

In 2007, he joined CTIC where she has held various roles as senior project manager in CTIC (ICT for Human Development, digital transformation of companies and institutions, Industry 4.0 etc). As a result of her experience, in 2016 she became Specialisation Leader of the Wellbeing and Active Ageing Technologies unit.

From 2019 to the end of 2021, she held the position of Director General of Planning, Organisation and Adaptation to Social Change in the Regional Ministry of Social Rights and Welfare of the Government of the Principality of Asturias, whose competences were linked to the development of the Single Social History, Social and Health Coordination and evaluation policies and social innovation. During these years, she was responsible for coordinating the actions of prevention and response to COVID-19 in the Asturian System of Social Services, acquiring also the competences of inspection of residential centres.

She is currently Director of Technologies for Health, Active Ageing and Well-being and head of the Human Factor unit at CTIC.

She has been a speaker at numerous symposia on information technology, ethics and technology and technologies for quality of life and the common good.