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Connector of people, things and information. Not currently for hire, but you can surely tempt me. Always interested in finding promising ways to blablabla and also.

Now, Policy Analyst / Researcher at the Foresight, Behavioural Insights and Design for Policy Unit / EU Policy Lab / #PolicyLab4EU of DG JRC / Joint Research Centre, European Commission, in Brussels. Mainly developing future-oriented, experimental, collaborative and transdisciplinary frameworks for evidence-based policy advice, with projects as Blockchain4EU / #Blockchain4EU. Often also exploring convivial, participatory, or citizen-driven science and technology through endeavours such as the H2020 CAPS project Making Sense / #MakingSenseEU / “Citizen Sensing: A Toolkit”.

Previously, Researcher at CETCOPRA / Centre d’Etude des Techniques des Connaissances et des Pratiques of Université Paris 1 / Panthéon-Sorbonne; Associate Researcher at VitruviusFabLab of ISCTE-IUL / University Institute of Lisbon; Associate Researcher at CIES-IUL / Center for Research and Studies in Sociology of ISCTE-IUL, as MC of COST Action IS1007 Investigating Cultural Sustainability; Visiting Researcher at the Department of STS / Science and Technology Studies of RPI / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Associate Researcher and Consultant in Participatory and Community-based CSO/NGO projects at national and international levels.

Formal education in Sociology BA Hons / PhD candidate, and Philosophy DEA Master / PhD candidate. Expertise ranging from Qualitative Social Analysis and Ethnographic Mappings to Collaborative Creation/Production and Participatory Action Research.

Focus on Transdisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Frameworks; Community Driven Research and Citizen Engagement; Phenomenology and Everyday Life Studies; Design for Policy and Public Innovation; Science and Technology Politics and Foresight; Free/Libre/Open Science and Technology; DIY/DIT Maker Cultures and Digital Fabrication; P2P, Decentralized Internets, Blockchains and other DLTs; Anthropologies and Archaeologies of Urban Material Cultures; Waste, Obsolescence, Repair and Circular Ecologies; and Environmental and Social Sustainabilities.