Head of Unit, DG Health and Consumers, Member of the Steering Group of the Healthy Ageing Innovation Partnership
As Head of the Strategy and Analysis Unit in DG SANCO she is leading the team responsible to assist the Director General for the elaboration and political priorities in the policy areas of Health and Consumers.
Her team is responsible also responsible on developing strategies for Innovation for Health and Consumers. One of the current projects is to set up the process to launch the Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing.
She is also responsible for Economic Analysis and Impact Assessment for the legislative initiatives in Health, Consumers and Food Safety policies.
Since 1993 as official in the European Commission she has worked in other policy areas like International Trade negotiations or Agricultural policy.
She has a scientific background (Veterinary Sciences) and she studied also Political Sciences. She has a Master on European Economic Affairs in ULB, Brussels and studies at the Diplomatic School of Madrid.
Before coming to Brussels she worked as researcher in the National Laboratory of Agricultural Research (INIA) and at the Public Health department of the Ministry of Health and Consumers in Madrid.