Francisco Montañas – Heritage Advisor, Spain
Francisco Montañés is an architect and cultural heritage specialist with 19 years’ experience in construction and preservation projects. A native of Granada, Spain, he is an expert on the region's Moorish Nasrid period. He holds a professional diploma of architecture and master´s degree in cultural heritage from the University of Sevilla. He has managed and advised heritage preservation projects for the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and the European Union, working in Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Cuba, Cyprus, Serbia and Panama. His interests include cultural and natural heritage, travel, and outdoor sports.