Fernando Galán Palomares

Fernando Galán Palomares from Spain is Chairperson of ESU since July 2015, having served as vice-chairperson and, a year earlier, as a member of ESU’s Executive Committee. Since he began his university education as medical student at the University of Cantabria (Santander, Spain) he has been involved in different levels of student representation at national and university level. He has also been Erasmus student at the Università Degli Studi di Bari (Bari, Italy) and participated in several international student exchanges. Fernando’s work as a student representative has been mostly focused on the fields of student-centred learning, online education, rankings, recognition and quality assurance. As ESU representative, Fernando has participated in the Bologna Follow-Up Group and different experts‘ groups of the EU, Council of Europe, OECD and UNESCO.