As a Senior Strategic Partnerships Officer at EDCTP, Ana Lúcia Weinberg is responsible for building and managing partnerships with key public and private stakeholders. She works closely with European EDCTP member countries and is responsible for facilitating the coordination of European national research programmes on infectious diseases. Ana Lúcia has 15 years of experience in advocacy, partnership building, external relations, and communications for various international organisations. Before joining EDCTP in 2012 she worked as Programme Adviser, and Training and Communications Coordinator for the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG).
Prior to moving to Belgium, she worked at the University of Tartu, Estonia, where she conducted research on EU affairs, human rights, and globalisation. Ana Lúcia holds a Master’s degree in European Policies and Development from the University of Lisbon. She also completed postgraduate studies in International Management with a focus on the management of health systems at the University of Liverpool and is currently pursuing a PhD in International Health with the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (IHMT), Nova University of Lisbon.