Neus Figueras started her career as a teacher of English at the Escuela Oficial de Idiomas de Barcelona.
She worked for 20 years in the Departament d'Ensenyament de la Generalitat de Catalunya, where she coordinated the certificate exams for foreign language adult learners.
She currently lectures part-time at the University of Barcelona and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
She has been involved in a number of international research and development projects and collaborates regularly with the Council of Europe in the dissemination of the CEFR in relation with testing and assessment.
She has published articles in the field of language teaching and assessment and is one of the authors of the Manual for Relating examinations to the CEFR (2009) of the Council of Europe.
She has recently co-authored Pautas para la evaluación del español como lengua extranjera (2013) published by Edinumen.
She has given courses and presented at universities in Spain and in different European countries, in Asia and the USA.
She was the first President (2004-7) of the Association for Language Testing and Assessment (EALTA) in which she is now an expert member.