Carmen Mena Abela

Carmen Mena Abela

Ms. Carmen Mena Abela is the Head of the Horizon 2020 Eco-Innovation sector in the European Commission Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) since 2014, responsible for the implementation of the Systemic Eco-Innovation and Circular Economy Calls under the European Research and Innovation Program, H2020. She has worked for nineteen years in European Research, in the fields of transport, tourism and electronic infrastructures. She has experience in international cooperation in Latin America and Sub-Saharian Africa. Before joining the European Commission in 1998, she worked in IT for five years for Cray Systems UK, in the customs & taxation field. She is a Computer Scientist and has a Master of Science in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems by the London School of Economics and Political Science.