Josefina Enfedaque serves at the European Commission as a senior expert on biodiversity research. She manages programmes and policies at the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation since 2002. She currently oversees the development of the European Partnership on Biodiversity, and Horizon Europe’s work programme for biodiversity research and nature-based solutions, in co-creation with other Commission departments. Molecular microbiologist, naturalist, teacher and communicator, Josefina pursued a 10-year scientific research career in academia in Barcelona, London and Strasbourg before becoming the international scientific relations manager of Almirall pharmaceuticals. Josefina has also worked in a local administration and developed scientific communications and media products.