Valentina
Tageo

Leads the International Projects Unit at ECHAlliance. She has over 12 years’ experience in international project management and proposal writing under several funding programmes (e.g. FP7, H2020, INTERREG, URBACT, among others). She has been working as Research Project Manager at different healthcare, research and industry organizations (e.g. Technical University of Milan, IESE Business School, Badalona Serveis Assistencials, Ab.Acus srl and Open Evidence), as well as providing grant preparation and management services as independent consultant to public administrations like Barcelona City Council and the Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (AQuAS). Valentina graduated in Political Economics and obtained a Master in European Project Management.

Paula
Dougan

Is International Projects Manager at ECHAlliance. Paula’s background is in consultancy and she began her career at PwC, specialising in the healthcare sector. Paula has worked with regional governments in Northern Ireland and Scotland on health service performance reviews and national patient experience programmes. Paula was the ECHAlliance project lead for EC funded projects GET (Global eHealth Transforming Services) and Readi for Health. Paula holds a Masters in Management and Corporate Governance (Ulster University), BA (Hons) in European Studies (Queen’s University Belfast), and a certificate in Political Studies (Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Lyon).

Federica
Porcu

Is a Junior Project Manager at ECHAlliance. She has a strong background in European projects focused on innovation policies and stakeholder engagement.
Federica has experience in working with DG CONNECT, DG RTD, DG JUSTICE, JRC, EACEA and EIGE on various studies and projects, which have given her an in-depth understanding of European institutions and processes. Federica graduated in Political Science and International Relations and she obtained a Masters in Innovation Management.