Special Advisor on the Lisbon Agenda

Maria João Rodrigues is Special Advisor on the Lisbon Agenda and Professor of European Economic Policies at the Institute of European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles (IEE-ULB) and at the Higher Institute of Work and Business Sciences (ISCTE) in Lisbon. From its outset she has actively contributed towards the development of the Lisbon Agenda from the beginning, aiding the European institutions to make the Lisbon Strategy an operational agenda of common objectives and measures in different fields such as research, innovation, education, employment, social inclusion and development, and regional integration.