Today the BBI JU is happy to welcome Virginia Puzzolo as its new Head of Programme.
Virginia holds a Doctoral degree in Plant Ecology and Biology. Since 20 years, she has been working in the EU research and innovation field, until now with a focus on space research and, in particular, Earth Observation. For the past seven years, she has been the Head of Project Management Sector at the European Commission’s Research Executive Agency. Her previous professional experience includes the Enterprise Directorate-General of the European Commission, the EU’s Joint Research Centre, as well as the Italian Research Forest Management Institute.
We wish Virginia every success for this post and are looking forward to a valuable collaboration for the development of circular bio-based economy in Europe.