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Leonardo Piccinetti

is Senior Research and Innovation Advisor and Managing Director at Europe for Business. He has extensive experience in consulting on Research and Innovation EU funding schemes and has worked on several EU Projects on food, water, energy and ICT-related fields. Leonardo holds a BSc in Economics at University of Rome with a special focus on water management in Mediterranean countries. He finished his Master in European Studies at Sussex European Institute at University of Sussex United Kingdom. Leonardo is currently...

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Donatella Santoro

is international lawyer with proven experience in the management of European funds and projects. During her carrier Donatella has been managing a number of International research and innovation projects as, namely WINS ICT, FORESTA (FP7), WaterClimaLAC (Europe Aid) MERID and FOWARIM (H2020) and she been legal advisor in preparation and grant agreement singature for Europe for Business clients. Donatella Santoro is fluent spanish (mother tongue), italian , English, French.

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Lesley Tobin

is aProject Manager and communications expert who is collaborating with Europe for Business on EC funded Projects, and in particular the ENTRUST-H2020 initiative. She has extensive experience of Project Coordination and Work Package Leadership for a number of FP7 projects, including ICPC-NanoNet, NMP-DeLA, NanoChannels, NanoValid and NanoDefine, with a specific emphasis on communication, dissemination and networking. She is on the Expert Advisory Board for the Nano2Trust project and coordinates the output of over 40 FP7 and H2020 projects for the...

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Kishor Pala

is an International trasformation Consultant & Senior Strategy Manager with over 20 years' experience and a sustained record of success in the International Collaboration area. He has an extensive background in EU funding, bids, contracts delivery,(including ERDF Objective 2 &3 , Interreg , FP6, FP7, H2020 and Intelligent Energy europe), leading strategy development and driving effective implementation. Kishor is also lead indipendent expert for the URBACT III programme and for H2020 .

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Jayne Woolford

is a freelance researcher and project advisor on EU funding and policy and an academic working on regulatory governance. She has more than 15 years' experience working on EU funded projects and programmes at local, regional, national and EU level, including as team leader/manager and in/across different Member States. Her areas of expertise cover governance, economic development, environmental policy and programme/project management. Jayne has a PhD in political geography and postgraduate diplomas in EU law and leadership and management. She...

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Anas Khasawneh

is a sustainability management and business development specialist, he worked in several institutions related to private sector development, he has over 15 years of industry experience, his experience varies in different sectors; industrial policy, Innovation strategy, E- commerce national strategy and many more. he worked with different international projects, environmental, energy, water and sustainability, he is currently Joining UNDP working as project manager and development expert for private sector development, he has been also working with EU project for supporting...

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Nicola Tucci

is Senior Governance, Legal and Environmental Policy Advisor and is currently working in the public and private sector. He has more than 10 years experience as Project Manager with specialization in EU environmental and governance projects. Since 2011, Nicola has been working with Europe for Business as project manager in environmental and energy areas and is managing different FP7 and CIP projects in water and energy related fields in Europe and in MCP Countries (Palestine, Algeria and Libya). Nicola is...

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Eglė Juospaitytė

is a Project Manager at Europe for Business Ltd. She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and International Relations at Vilnius University. She is collaborating with EFB in the field of European projects, on Horizon 2020, EuropeAid in the field of dissemination and communication, and training activities. Egle's work experience includes in largest business representative organizations such as Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, The Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry where she gained skills to successfully work in...

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Ulises Miranda

is Senior Project manager working on several countries (Latin America and Europe areas) and with many main project working at e-Learning universities and e.Business courses. He was member of scientific comitee for Expo-e.Learning Italia (Ferrara's University) and coordination member for Expo-e.Learning Spain (AEFOL). ISO 9001 Auditor (Bureau Veritas International), Europroject manager (Venice International University) and HH.RR. developer (Hay Group International) fulfil his main skills. Last 7 years working specifically at web & ICT innovation and teaching activities for enterprises. Spanish...

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Lilian Martínez

has a grade in Journalism and Comunications, from the Central American University (UCA); has a Master in Lexicography of the University of León. She is Editor of the Data Unit of El Diario de Hoy in El Salvador, and has been professor of Press and of Literature applied to the communication in the Matías Delgado University. In 1997 she won the National Environmental Journalism Award from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. and in 2014 she was part of...

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Mona Elrawi

Mona Elrawi is a Consultant at EFB. She has a Mechanical Engineering background with a wide experience in the management of the European Research and Innovation projects and funds. As She is RDI focal point for Horizon 2020 Programme and acting as Egyptian NCP for “Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions” under “Horizon 2020 Programme”, she was supporting researchers as well as Academic and Non-academic Organizations in the procedures of the EU proposals’ writing and submission. She managed different EU Projects in the...

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Carmen Muñoz

is an Project Assistant at Europe for Business working in WaterCLima LAC project. She holds a Masters degree in Sustainable Management and Water Technology at University of Alicante, Spain, where she was carrying out tasks like adjunct manager in Industrial wasterwater treatment plant, which processed the wasterwater with Membrane Technology. She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science at Córdoba University, Spain. Furthermore, she has a high experience in management and handling the farms. Carmen is fluent in Spanish. English...

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