Carles Sierra is currently vice-director of the Artiﬁcial Intelligence Research Institute in Barcelona. He has published over 300 papers in conferences and journals. He is member of seven journal editorial boards including some of the most prestigious journals on Artiﬁcial Intelligence: AIJ and JAIR. He is the editor in chief of JAAMAS. He was General Chair of the following conference: Autonomous Agents 2000 and AAMAS 2009, and PC chair of AAMAS 2004. He will be PC chair of IJCAI 2017. He was the local chair for IJCAI 2011. He has been the President of the Catalan Association of Artiﬁcial Intelligence (1998-2002).