Vania joined EuroHealthNet in October 2018 as Policy and Liaison Officer. With a consistent background in policy and advocacy affairs, he supports the POLICY platform in the monitoring and analysis of European policies and their impact on social inclusion and health inequalities across the Europe.
Before joining EuroHealthNet, Vania was Senior Researcher in the healthcare practice team of Hanover Communications, where he carried out in-depth research and provided strategic advice on policy and regulatory issues, including the digital transformation of healthcare systems and the regulatory framework for advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs). Prior to this, he worked at the European Commission (DG SANTE) assisting Policy Officers working on the European Semester and at the European Brain Council as Coordination Officer.
Vania holds a MA in European Studies from the University of Seville and a MA in Political Science from the Free University of Brussels. In 2018, he obtained a certificate in Translational Medicine from the Institute for Interdisciplinary Innovation in Healthcare in Brussels.