Katalin Alföldi

Kata holds an MA in international affairs and economics. She has been working as a policy officer for research and innovation for the last ten years, gaining her experience by working for the ministry responsible for research in Hungary and later joining the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.

Most recently she was Hungary’s science counselor to the European Union. In this capacity she represented Hungary at the European Council Research Working Party and was member of the team preparing the minister for the Competitiveness Council meetings. Hungarian by origin, Kata is also fluent in English and French.

Her responsibilities as Policy Officer for Inclusiveness and Excellence include the implementation of the Action Plan 'The COST Framework – A cornerstone of the ERA' (COST 4156/12) to increase inclusiveness in COST activities while fostering scientific excellence throughout Europe. 


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