Dr. Jaume Guardans is the Founder and Director of Ideaborn Consultants. Dr. Guardans is a Lawyer specialized in justice reform in developing countries. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington D.C., U.S.A. He has a Bachelor's in Law degree from the Central University of Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) and a Bachelor's in International Relations degree from Johns Hopkins University SAIS-BC (USA). His academic training has been supplemented with specializations in Human rights in Strasbourg (IHRI / IIDH) and in Barcelona (ESADE).


Dr. Guardans has worked in the field of international cooperation since 1987 and has a deep understanding of the processes of strengthening the rule of law through his many years of experience as an international consultant working in Colombia, Lebanon, Palestine, Bosnia Herzegovina, Rwanda and Burundi. He has also worked as a short term consultant in countries in the Balkans, Middle East, Maghreb, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.