Mara is an energetic and dedicated professional constantly looking for new opportunities and inspiration in the people she works with. She has an education in Communication and Public Relation and International Project Management (PMI). She has built her career as Senior EU Advisor working in governmental bodies, companies and universities in various countries: Romania, Scotland, Spain and Norway.
Her professional success is based on a hands-on approach, the intellectual curiosity for multi-disciplinary aspects, and the ability to produce original results. She genuinely enjoys developing European Projects, exploring new technologies and market-driven innovations for health and well-being.
Her success in project funding and her network of international partners from the academic sector, industry and clusters will support Norwegian businesses to develop new projects and products, create new international partnerships, and strengthen the market visibility.
She is the Norwegian representant in the Management Committee of the COST Action NET4AGE-FRIENDLY CA 19136 International Interdisciplinary Network on Health and Wellbeing in an Age-friendly Digital World, and she is a Lector in the European Joint Master’s in Strategic Border Management organised by FRONTEX European Border and Coast Guard Agency teaching EU priorities and funding. She speaks Romanian, English, Spanish, French, and “a start” of Norwegian.