Paul Ortega is the Director of eLankidetza, the Basque Agency for International Development Cooperation, in the Government of the Basque Country, since January 2013. Previously, he joined the startup Innobasque (the Basque Innovation Agency) as Project Manager of Internationalization in 2008, and prior to it, he served as the Secretary General of the International Catholic Movement for Intellectual and Cultural Affairs – Pax Romana based in Geneva (2004-2008), and as Director of the UNESCO Centre in the Basque Country, UNESCO Etxea, (1993-2004). Born in Bilbao, he studied Law at the University of Deusto.