Gonzalo Melián is an entrepreneur, architect, and academic with an interest in education, economics, and cities. He is a founder member and director at Centro de Estudios Superiores OMMA, an associate professor at IE University, visiting professor at Universidad Francisco Marroquín, as well a member of Instituto Juan de Mariana and the Mont Pelerin Society.
He has scored relevant achievements in the educational sector, launching and managing educational projects.
As a consultant, he has leaded and written several urban plans and collaborated in the writing of different land and urban planning-related legal writings.
He has been an F.A. Hayek Visiting Scholar at George Mason University, a post-doctoral visiting researcher at Cardiff University School of City and Regional Planning, and a pre-doctoral visiting researcher at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He has been awarded the “Viera y Clavijo” science research award and has published several academic papers in research journals, books, and more than a hundred articles in the media.