Elena Urizar (Bilbao, 1984) is a Project Manager at European and International level in the higher education sector, currently active in the health sector. She has prior working experience with stakeholders from business, government, academia and civil society. She is Fluent in English, French and Spanish.
She holds a Master’s degree in Exterior Commerce and International Commerce and Trade (Spanish National Center for foreign Exports and Investments, 2008) and a degree in Business Administration (Universidad de Navarra, 2006).
With more than 10 years of professional experience, currently she is working as project manager at Deusto Business School Health, coordinating R&D projects, European proposals and executive education programs.
She will be in charge of coordinating the administrative and financial participation of Deusto in CATCH project. Previously, she was responsible for project management in the Academy for Business in Society (Brussels). An international network of Academia and Corporations active in the field of corporate responsibility and sustainability issues.
She has volunteered and cooperated with different third sector organisations in Europe and Africa.