IGNACIO SELL TRUJILLO is director of the Camilo José Cela University Foundation.
He has been a promoter of high impact educational social innovation projects such as, Center for Emotional Attention for Victims of Terrorism “Campus of Peace” from 2010 to the present, and the INTEGRA Project, University Integration Program for Young Refugees, since 2016.
Sell obtained his academic degrees at the Complutense University of Madrid which include his Bachelor’s degree and Bachelor's thesis, and also served as Assistant Chair. At the Autonomous University of Madrid, he graduated as a researcher in the National Antarctic Program. At the Josphe Fourrier University in Grenoble, France, he obtained the Advanced Studies diploma; and at the Bourdeaux III University, France, he was awarded the Cotutelle Doctoral Thesis.
He received the Prize of Solidarity Work from the Educational Institution SEK in 2015, and the “European Citizen” prize in the present year, 2018, granted by the European Parliament.
Ignacio Sell has given conferences at institutions, forums and seminars in the United States, Europe, Latin America, several African countries, and the Middle East.
He is a columnist in different forms of media and collaborator of important international organizations of the third sector, promoting national and international projects (UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM, Women for Africa Foundation).