S3 Team S3 Team

Name Expertise / Functions Country focus
Alessandro Rainoldi Head of Unit, Knowledge for Growth  
Manuel Palazuelos Martínez S3 Platform Leader  
Caroline Cohen Policy analyst, with special focus on Communication FR, FI
Katerina Ciampi Stancova Expert in R&I policies, international/trans-regional cooperation on R&D&I, human resources CZ, SK
Albane Demblans Coordination – smart specialisation platform and smart specialisation worldwide FR
Maria Paola di Pietrogiacomo Expert in policy analysis BE, FR, LU
John Edwards Economist, expert in regional development policies PT, UK
Sylvie Foucault Administrative assistant  
Xenia García Information and Communication Officer  
Carlo Gianelle Economist, expert in labour and firm dynamics IT, RO
Ales Gnamus Expert in energy, smart cities and engineering HR, SI, candidate and neighbourhood countries
Pedro Gómez González   Administrative Assistant  
Javier Gómez Prieto Expert in Energy, European Territorial Cooperation (Interreg), blue growth and S3Worldwide ES, PT, FR
Jürgen Haberleithner Visiting Scientist, International Relations, Smart Specialisation worldwide AT, DE, DK, FI, SE, Non-EU countries (Not candidate and neighbourhood countries)
Fatime Barbara Hegyi   Expert in innovation, urban development, monitoring HU
Annita Kalpaka Expert in Cohesion policy & Innovation and ICT EL, CY
Alexander Kleibrink Expert in innovation, public sector evaluation and ICT AT, DE, candidate and neighbourhood countries
Dimitrios Kyriakou Senior macro-economist CY, EL
Krzysztof Mieszkowski Expert in R&D, innovation and regional policy PL
Fernando Mérida Expert in innovation policies and territorial cooperation  
Inma Periañez Forte Expert in policy analysis and governance ES
Martina Pertoldi Expert in urbanism, territorial development, spatial planning IT, MT
Ruslan Rakhmatullin Expert in assessment and evaluation in R&D&I BG, IE
Gabriel Rissola Expert in territorial innovation ecosystems and ICT IT, ES
Isabelle Seigneur Expert in Energy and Innovation BE
Lina Stanionyte Expert in transnational collaboration, macro-regions LT
Monika Matusiak Expert in territorial policies and innovation systems PL candidate and neighbourhood countries