Antonella Calvia-Goetz is an Advisor on funding innovation in the Projects Directorate of the European Investment Bank (EIB). Prior to this position, she worked as Advisor to the EIB Executive Board and DG-Enterprise at the European Commission in Brussels. At the start of her career, she was Risk Manager at American Express Europe in London. Dr. Calvia-Goetz is a recognized expert on European research infrastructures. In 2013, DG-RTD appointed her Chair of a High Level Expert Group tasked with assessing 35 research infrastructures of the ESFRI Roadmap. She routinely collaborates with the Ministries of Higher Education and Research of many EU Member States as expert and author of policy proposals for improving the governance of research funding in the EU. She also serves as a non-executive independent director of a leading private company in Benelux and she is a member of European Corporate Governance initiatives.
Dr. Calvia-Goetz holds a Doctorate in Economics from Oxford University (UK) and a Master degree in Business Studies and Economics from the University of Venice (Italy). She also earned a Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US.