President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) - Spain


Rosa Menéndez is President of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). She has a Ph.D. in Chemistry and is CSIC Research Professor, specialising in clean coal and petroleum technologies and graphene prospects for biomedicine and energy storage.
Previous senior positions include: Vice-President for Scientific and Technical Research; Representative in Asturias and Cantabria; Director of the National Institute of Carbon.
She has participated in the design and assessment of various European Union activities as member of the High-Level Group of the Governance of the ERA, Technical and Exploitation Advisory Committee of DECARBit project, Coal and Steel Programme Committee (TGC2), and Chair of the Experts Committees for the review of the EU Non-Nuclear Energy Programme.
Rosa is currently Vice-President of Science Europe