Luisa Marino is the Programme Manager of the European Foundations’ Initiative on Dementia (EFID) since February 2015. She was previously Project Manager at the European Network of Science Centres and Museums (Ecsite) where she managed a portfolio of science in society-related projects funded by the European Commission. Before joining Ecsite, Luisa worked in the European development cooperation sector. She also has experience in policy and lobbying thanks to her previous professional experience at the European Parliament. Luisa holds a Master’s degree in International Relations, she is a native Italian speaker with excellent English, Spanish and French. She has a basic knowledge of Dutch.