Orial is Director of the Funding Unit at ACCIÓ, the Catalan Competitiveness Agency that has the goal to foster the competitiveness, the innovation and the internationalization of Catalan companies. Before joining ACCIÓ, he has worked in mergers and acquisitions at Deloitte, in venture capital at Invertec being in some boards of directors such as Voz Telecom or Crystax Pharmaceuticals and he has served in some investment committees of venture capital funds or business angels networks such as Inveready Seed Fund or ESADE BAN. He holds a BBA and an MBA in Business Administration from ESADE and a Master of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has also completed some specialized courses on venture capital at Invest Europe, the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association. Finally, he lectures on entrepreneurial finance and alternative finance in Istituto Europeo del Design and ELISAVA in Barcelona and Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona.