Celia Pérez is a fourth-year International Relations bachelor student at Rey Juan Carlos University, passionate about defence and security, as well as armed conflicts. Since her first approach to MUNs back in her first year of college, she has participated in over ten conferences, both national and international. Not being enough, she joined and later stepped up to the role of President of the student association ADHUE, where she served as faculty advisor and coach for the delegations representing the Rey Juan Carlos University in national and international MUNs. Furthermore, last year she took part in URJCmun 2019 as Financial Advisor and collaborated in the organisation of Harvard WorldMUN 2019 serving as Deputy Accountant. Alongside MUNs, she has already worked in a foreign embassy in Madrid and for the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, all in pursuit of a career working for the United Nations. Lastly, Celia wants to devote all her efforts to this eighth edition, in order to make it the most special one to date and cannot wait to meet you all in URJCmun 2020!
María Almela Director General
María Almela is a very outgoing 21 years old, fourth-year student of the degree in International Relations. She became interested in the international world for the first time during high school, and since then, she has committed to dedicate herself to helping others and working hard to be part of a great change in the international humanitarian situation. She is very involved in volunteering, social empowerment, and awareness-raising activities, as well as in other educational activities such as URJCmun, having taken part as both delegate and part of the Administration Team. In the future, she would love to become part of this great universe that is the United Nations. Once again, she has promised herself as Director General to give 200% to make this eighth edition of the Model the best to date, hand in hand with our amazing General Secretary.
Nekane Estalayo Director of Administration
Nekane Estalayo is a second-year student of Service Engineering and Business Management at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Raised in La Rioja, she moved to Madrid to start her studies. She is always willing to try new things and meet new people, maybe that's why since she came to university she became interested in MUNs. Since then, she has taken part as a delegate in some simulations as well as being part of the staff of Harvard World MUN 2019. Despite her short experience she is committed to providing, alongside the rest of the Administration Office, the best URJCMun experience for delegates and chairs up to now.
Alejandro Castilla Deputy Director for Delegates
Alejandro Castilla was studying Building, as that degree had better profesional opportunities. In the end he decided to follow his real dreams and study what he really loved, how events are organized. He is currently in his second year of the degree in Protocol and Organization of Events. He is an active kid who likes to party; however, he is a very hard-working person and always finds a way to help everyone who needs it. Alejandro is a loyal person, who is always there when others need him. Last year he took part in many simulations. Among them was being part of the Back Up Team at URJCMun 2019. When this experience came to and end, he decided to participate in URJCMun 2020 but as part of the Secretariat General.
Julio Mateos Deputy Director for Chairs
Julio Mateos is a fourth-year student of the International Relations bachelor degree at the University Rey Juan Carlos, who was born and raised in Zamora. After taking part in numerous Models of United Nations at a national and international level from both roles; delegate and chair, Julio realised he felt the urge to contribute to the well-functioning of his predilect model, URJCMUN. As part of the Administration Team he is eager to make from this edition something truly outstanding.
MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA AND DESIGN OFFICE
María Luque Director of Marketing, Communications, Media and Design Office
María Luque is a fourth-year student of the Double Degree in Law Studies and Journalism at the Rey Juan Carlos University. Communicating has always been her passion, and since she started university, MUNS have joined the long list of things she loves doing. As she firmly believes that there is so much more to university than only attending to classes, she has been part of URJCmun since her first year at university. Nevertheless, this year she has decided to take part in the Model in a different way. Alongisde the rest of this Office, she is in charge of enhancing the URJCmun experience and showing all the hard work that this project requires.
Isabel Enseñat Deputy Director for Photography and Video
Isabel Enseñat is a third-year student in Law and Business Analytics at Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE. Interested in content management and creativity, she has worked as community manager for several brands, managing mostly Instagram and Youtube accounts. She became interested in Model United Nations since high school, and last year decided to take the step and participate as Secretariat where she can contribute with her previous experience managing social media and creating exclusive and innovating content for this edition. She can’t wait for all delegates to see all the special surprises that we have prepared for the next months and to make the countdown more pleasant!
Mikel Etxarri Deputy Director for Press
Mikel Etxarri is a third-year student of the Double Degree in Political Sciencies and Journalism at Rey Juan Carlos University. He has always been interested in social and political studies, being this the main reason why he believes to be studying the perfect bachelor for him. At the beginning of his first year of university, he refused to only attend to classes, in order to learn new things. Therefore, he decided to be part of URJCmun. After how much he had loved last year's model, he has decided to, once again, be part of the press team. For the model of this year, he is determined to share all the knowledge he has acquired, but, most of all, he can not wait to keep learning and enjoying this opportunity.
Deputy Director for Strategy, Content and Social Media
Daniel Ackerman (22) is a Venezuelan and Dutch citizen who has been living in Spain since 2016. He is currently a student of the fourth year of Journalism at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Since arriving to Spain, he has developed in different positions that he combines with his academic responsibilities. Among them, communication and political discourse advisor; Mass event organizer and diplomacy affairs. His principal objective in URJCmun is to promote a more dynamic and efficient communication to generate an identity plot in the delegates.
Pati del Campo Director of Staff
As the new head of the staff team we have Patricia del Campo, a student of Protocol at the Rey Juan Carlos university. Patricia holds several certificates in higher education that have already allowed her to work for different companies in the events sector. Her work experience along with her three years of involvement in URJCmun makes of her a more than capable leader for the Staff Team. In her job, Patricia considers herself a progressive, proactive and open minded person, that gives special attention to team synergies, organization and the establishment of clear objectives. Her involvement in the Model has been reflected in the enthusiasm and teamwork spirit she conveys to the rest of the team, which for her are two of the most important features to make the model a complete success.
Joaquín Guevara Deputy Director for Back Up Staff
Joaquín Guevara is a third-year student of the degree in Protocol, Organization of Events and Corporate Communication. His first contact with URJCmun was in 2017, when he first took part in the Staff Team. However, he desired to take part in this project in even a bigger level. This led him to be part of the Secretariat General during the last URJCmun's edition, as the Deputy Director of Staff. This year he will take part once again in the Model as the Director of Back Up. Alongside the rest of the team, he is going to make sure that the delegates enjoy this great experience once again. He cannot wait to start working another year!
Manuel Gálvez Deputy Director for Committee Staff
Though born in Alicante, where he graduated in English Studies, Manuel Gálvez is currently based in Madrid studying a bachelor’s degree in Protocol, Organization of Events and Corporate Communication. It was during his first year at URJC when he discovered the world of models of United Nations. He first took part in the 2018 edition of URJCmun as a committee assistant. Delighted by such an inspiring experience, he did not hesitate to be part of URJCmun 2019, but this time as a Committee chief. In between he was given the chance of participating in the Harvard University World model of United Nations as a member of the logistics team, which was an extraordinary experience for him. Furthermore, he has recently engaged himself in new projects and performs the function of Talent Manager for the Association of Students of Protocol and Organization of events. Besides, this year he decided to go a step forward and involve himself as part of the secretariat of URJCmun 2020. He really hopes to do his best for the model and is extremely anxious to welcome everyone willing to participate in it, either as members of staff, press, delegates or chairs.
Isabella López Deputy Director for Administrative Staff
Isabella López is a fourth-year student of the degree in Protocol, Organization of Events and Corporate Communication. She was born in Colombia and then she moved to Madrid, where she has lived since she was a child. She has been part of URJCmun since 2016, and she has been working both as a member of the Staff Team and also as a delegate. Last year she had the opportunity to work at Harvard World Model of the United Nations. This year, she has wanted to end this journey doing her best, helping to make this one, the best edition so far.
Noelia Félix USG for Partners & Sponsors
Noelia Félix is a third-year student of Protocol, Organization of Events and Corporate Communication at the Rey Juan Carlos University, passionate about languages, being able to speak four almost perfectly and excited about the small details surrounding the events and, above all, the real and military protocol. Since her participation last year as a member of the Staff Team at URJCMUN and Harvard World MUN on the UNDP and DISEC committees respectively, she became more interested in the world of events, becoming the new USG for Partners & Sponsors and thus being able to expand her communication knowledge. In addition, thanks to the contact she made on the committees and his interest in protocol, she would like to continue her studies with the degree of International Relations to be a diplomatic. Finally, she would love that thanks to the new team of the Secretariat General and her work, everyone enjoys the model.
USG for Finance
Marina Gómez-Valadés is a second year student of the degree in Protocol, Organization of Events and Corporate Communication. She has always been passionate about politics, diplomacy, protocol and history, and she is also interested in discovering new places and learning about new cultures.Last year, she participated as delegate in URJCmun 2019, as well as in other simulations. She is also Secretary for the student association ADHUE, where she works in the launch of conferences and volunteering activities. Finally, she would like to express her gratitude to the whole team for this magnificent opportunity.
Álvaro R. Poblete Lucia Mantecón Díaz Senior Advisor Management Advisor