Jaume Sanllorente has a degree in Journalism. He later studied Development Cooperation at the Institute of Peace Studies and took several courses related to human resources, leadership and marketing. He currently lives in Mumbai (India) where he works as director general of the NGO Mumbai Smiles which he founded himself in 2005 (https:// www.sonrisasdebombay. org/). In 2009 the Spanish government honoured him with the Cruz de Oficial de la Orden del Mérito Civil.