Dr Antonella Di Trapani is currently leading the SAPEA Science Policy activities in Euro-CASE. She has senior level experience in science management, policy and communication in international organisations.
Before joining Euro-CASE, she has held several positions as Programme Manager and Head of International Cooperation, at the G20 Wheat Initiative, ERC and ESF, managing large scale collaborative projects, capacity building networks and the largest grants in Europe. Previously she was Research Scientist in Johnson Matthey Technology Centre.
She was awarded two EC Marie Curie Fellowships to carry out her PhD and PostDoc, and she was Chair of the Marie Curie Fellows Association, the largest Fellows network in Europe. She founded and chaired the Women in Science Working Group. She is co-founder and previous Vice-Chair of the Gender in Science for Mobile Scientists of the Marie Curie Alumni Association. She holds a MSc in Chemistry from the University of Palermo, a PhD in Chemistry and a PostGraduate Diploma in Quality Improvement from Trinity College Dublin, a MSc in Science Communication and
Journalism from University of Ferrara, and a PostGraduate Diploma in International Development from London School of Economics. She is often key-note speaker and organizer of several events.