Lidía Borrell-Damián

Secretary General of Science Europe

Dr Lidía Borrell-Damián has been Secretary General of Science Europe since 2019. Previously, she worked at the European University Association, where she was Director for Research and Innovation. Her areas of expertise cover a wide range of European and global R&I policies, including business R&I and energy. Prior to that, she worked as Director of Research at Pompeu Fabra University, and as an assistant professor and visiting scholar in US and Canadian universities. She contributes to several international advisory committees including the Global Research Council. She holds a Doctorate in Chemistry, with a specialty in Chemical Engineering from the University of Barcelona.