My name is Ignacio Bats de la Gándara y Portilla, and this is my website. I’m a Bachelor of Laws, musician, entepreneur, and translator. I have also been known to film & edit, as well as writing fiction, nonfiction, and music critiques.
◆ Bachelor of Laws, University of Cantabria
◇ Thesis: “The Global Response to Modern Terrorism and its Legal Construction”
◆ Responding to 9/11: Counterterrorism Policy in the 21 Century, Duke University & Coursera (Online)
◇ 94.2% Certificate with Distinction
◆ Advanced English Course, Edinburgh School of English
◆ Scientific Baccalaureate, IES Santa Clara
◇ Health Sciences concentration.
◆ Obligatory Secondary Studies, IES Alberto Pico
◇ French Bilingual Studies
◆ Professional Music Studies, Oboe; Conservatories Jesús de Monasterio & Ataúlfo Argenta
- English (Bilingual, Cambridge CPE C2)
- Spanish (Native)
- French (~B2; A2 certified by the Alliance Française)
You can check my IMDB profile by clicking here.
As Music Critic:
- Sleazy Cortez – Trailer Trash Blues
- Isaak – Sermonize
- Buffalo Theory MTL – Skeptic Knight
- Youngblood Supercult – High Plains
- Samavayo – Dakota
Written for fun:
A man is known by the books he reads – Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is a small list of books I consider absolutely essential, which will, hopefully, help you to know me better.