Joana holds a degree (2003) and a PhD (2011) in Geology from the University of Barcelona. After six years doing research, he has specialized in project management and knowledge transfer in the field of geology, hydrogeology and natural resources, water and energy.
The last four years she has been working in the water sector, first as a research promoter in the GEOCAMB research group (UdG), and later as a technical manager of the "Water Hub" (UdG). She has managed projects related to renewable energy and climate change in Ecoserveis association. Nowadays works as a senior project manager in the Catalan Water Partnership.