IV Employment Congress 2021


Jaime Lopez Cossio

Jaime Lopez Cossio

Director of technical assistance for the Cities for Employment Forum at the Forum for Society and Public Management

Expert consultant to the WORLD BANK

Managing partner of LAUDANTIS, a consultancy firm dedicated to employment and vocational training policies

In his professional capacity, he has collaborated with various consultancy firms, as well as with international projects in Poland, Bolivia, El Salvador and Mexico. He regularly participates in congresses and technical conferences related to employment and training, such as the LEED-OECD seminars on employment and local development (Stockholm 2015, Prague 2017, Porto, 2018) and in committees and working groups (White Paper on Training for Employment in Spain, CEOE, 2016)

Since 2009, he has directed the technical assistance of the Cities for Employment Forum, an initiative for cooperation in employment projects between Spanish cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants

Since 2005, he has collaborated in various projects with the State Public Employment Service (Sepe) and with most of the public employment services of the Autonomous Communities. Among other projects, he has participated in preparing the Spanish employment activation strategies, designing the portfolio of services and common programmes of the National Employment System, as well as implementing planning, assessment and best practice projects

He has been Director General of Training and Employment of the Government of Galicia (1996-2003). During this period, he directed the Galician Public Employment Service and chaired the regional delegation for the transfer of active employment policies from the INEM to the Autonomous Community of Galicia