Susana is a policy analyst in the area of Foresight and Behavioural Insights and has been at the JRC since April 2015. She is a social scientist interested in qualitative approaches to engage a broader, collaborative and inclusive range of people in creating new solutions for complex issues.
Prior to her current position, she worked as researcher in CETCOPRA / Centre d’Etude des Techniques des Connaissances et des Pratiques, CIES-IUL / Center for Research and Studies in Sociology and Vitruvius Fab Lab of ISCTE-IUL / University Institute of Lisbon, and IPSC-JRC / Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a PhD in Sociology from ISCTE-IUL / University Institute of Lisbon under joint tutorship. Specialising in science and technology studies, her recent focus is on future oriented technology, transdisciplinarity, codesign for policy innovation, open science and technology, citizen engagement and maker cultures.