I am an ICREA Research Professor in Archaeology at the University of Barcelona. Previously, I held posts at the CSIC (1993-94), Complutense University of Madrid (1993-95) and Durham University (1996-2011), where I was a Reader. In the past I have served in many committees of national and international character; currently I am the vice-president of the History of Archaeology Commission of the IUPPS and a member of the Nomination Committee of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA), the association for all professional archaeologists of Europe and beyond. I am often required to serve as an evaluator/referee of fellowships and publications. PI of the ‘Inter-Arq’ (HAR2016-80271-P), co-PI of the SONART (GENCAT 2014-100782), Supervisor of the SONART (PIEF-GA-2013-627351) with Tommaso Mattioli as Postdoctoral fellow and of 4 other personal grants (BES-2013-063862 +). I am leading research interest groups on heritage (www.gapp.cat) and archaeoacoustics (www.archeoacustica.net). I am keen on promoting social impact through my research.