Montserrat MirSpecial Advisor at the Just Transition Centre of ITUC

    Montserrat Mir Roca is from July 2019 Special Advisor at the Just Transition Centre of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).She was elected as ETUC Confederal Secretary in Paris in 2015 since 2019, having served as elected International and Cooperation Confederal Secretary of the Spanish trade union CCOO since 2013.

    Since 2019 she is a member of the European Commission ESIR Group to support transformative research and Innovation Policy

    In the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) her areas of work included sustainable development, climate change and energy policy, as well as gender equality and corporate social responsibility. Intergenerational Solidarity and social protection, building the European Pillar of Social Rights workers vision and ETUC position, she was also responsible of the follow-up of the EU Work Life Balance legislative process.

    Montserrat started work as a employee with the Spanish postal service Correos in 1983. She was elected as General Secretary of the CCOO postal section in Girona in 1996. From 2000 onwards, as International Secretary of CCOO’s postal sector, she was active in the sector’s European Dialogue Committee as CSR vice-President and spokesperson. She was also a founding member of the European Social Observatory in the postal sector.

    She became a member of the CCOO Confederation national executive in 2008, and member of the national Council from 2008. Member of the ETUC Executive Committee from 2013 since 2019. She has been the Spanish workers representative at the ILO Conference. As a deputy member of the ITUC General Council she took part in trade union delegations to the IMF and World Bank. She also participated at the L20 /G20 meetings. Prior to her trade union career, Montserrat studied Communication and public relations at the University of Girona and Central University of Barcelona and worked as Art Gallery Director, and Art books editor.