Neus López studied Communication Sciences and Journalism at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Spain, gaining first professional experiences in her country as a cultural journalist as well as in digital media. After moving to Germany in 2001 she led for 13 years (2002-2015) the Berlin Office of the Catalan Institute for the Cultural Companies (ICEC), attached to Government of Catalonia’s Ministry of Culture. As head of ICEC Berlin she was responsible for the strategical planning and the coordination of the projects for the international promotion of Catalan music (all genres) and performing arts in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, as well as some projects in the Nordic Countries and Eastern Europe. In October 2018 she joined Initiative Musik, the German Music Funding and Export Office, where she is responsible for export activities and EU projects (EMEE, ETEP). Besides her mother tongues Spanish and Catalan she speaks fluently German, English and French.