Our board

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Mostafa Moonir Shawrav

Chair

Mostafa is the Chair of MCAA. Earlier, he was Vice Chair and managed the internal governance & sponsorship. He led the organization of MCAA GA & AC 2019 in Vienna. He is also a founding…

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Fernanda Bajanca

Vice Chair

Fernanda is Vice Chair of the MCAA. She is an active member since 2016, coordinating first the MCAA/EuroScientist policy webinars series, followed by the MCAA campaign for the ESOF 2018. From October…

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Valentina Ferro

Vice Chair

Valentina Ferro has been an active member of MCAA since her first year in the ITN program PHOQUS. By founding and chairing the Scotland chapter, she had the opportunity to meet and engage with other…

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Esther Hegel

Treasurer

Esther is the current Chair of the MCAA Benelux Chapter and will be working on internal governance, non-profit partnerships and events with a focus on bridging science and business. She pursued her…

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Marina Rantanen Modeer

Secretary

  Marina Rantanen Modeer is the secertary of the MCAA since April 2020 and was previously the chair of the German chapter. Marina received an MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from…

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Alexandra Dubini

Ordinary Member

Dr. Alexandra Dubini is a distinguished researcher at the University of Córdoba, UCO, Spain. She completed her PhD at the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and then worked 10 years as a…

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Donata Iandolo

Ordinary Member

I am a researcher and I come from a small town in Southern Italy. I am currently based in France where I work as a senior postdoctoral fellow. My major research interest lies at the interface…

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Ana Lopes

Ordinary Member

Here is Ana Lopes, since 2006 Biological Engineer by Minho University, and since 2014 Master in Organic Agriculture by Ponte de Lima Agrarian School. My field work done in between, merged my…

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Sara Ricardo

Ordinary Member

I am a life scientist with 15+ years academic research and leadership experience in London (PhD), New York (Post-Doc) and Barcelona (Junior PI). I am based in Barcelona since moving…

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Karen Stroobants

Ordinary Member

I am a policy adviser at the Royal Society of Chemistry, and advise on regulation related to research environments, researcher careers and environmental policy. I previously worked on the research…

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Gledson Emidio José

Ordinary Member

Gledson is an analytical chemistry professional with a background in Pharmacy (BSc), Chemistry (MSc) and Chemical Engineering (PhD), interested in the application and development of process…