Jose L. Diego

Head of Innovation & Project Management, Valencia Local Police, Spain

José L. Diego is an expert-evaluator for the European Commission within different initiatives:

- Horizon2020 – Secure Societies challenge
- EUROPOL Platform for experts
- DG JUSTICE Research Programmes
- DG HOME Research Programmes
- Radicalisation Awareness Network

He began his career as a consultant at Deloitte, and nowadays is a Police Inspector, Head of Project Management in the Valencia Local Police, as well as International Lecturer, OSCE Hate crimes trainer & Liaison officer and also Professor for a Master on Human Resources, for two Masters in Criminology and for the Chiefs´ Police Academy as well.

He has managed +30 EU projects in matters like R&D, domestic violence, police mediation and training, community policing, forensics, youth offending, crime fighting, road traffic, police management, diversity, emergencies, environmental police, cybercrime, Police ICTs, hybrid threats, AI, smart cities & security, etc.

He holds Degrees in Law and in Criminology and a Master in Human Resources Management as well.