The AB provides valuable suggestions on the strategic direction of the project, delivering inputs on selected deliverables or other scientific outputs, advising on resources to identify targets of the dissemination activities, and providing advice for the implementation of the CSIs.

Wiebe Bijker

Wiebe Bijker is Professor of Technology and Society at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim and Professor emeritus at Maastricht University. He is chairing the selection committee of the National Research Agenda of The Netherlands (2018-2022).

His research and teaching focus on the role of science and technology in modern societies and forms of governance to democratize society, science and technology.

Francesca Cagnacci

Francesca Cagnacci is a Senior Researcher at Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento. Dr. Cagnacci is a behavioral and conservation ecologist with research emphasis on ecological and evolutionary determinants of animal behavior, movement, and resource use. In particular, she looks into the effects of climate and global change on animal spatial distribution and organismal interactions. She initiated and coordinates the bottom-up research consortium EUROMAMMALS, to study terrestrial mammal movement at a large scale, under climatic and human-impact gradients.

Dr Cagnacci holds a deep interest in technology applied to conservation issues (biologging, data standards). She has recently co-initiated the COVID-19 Bio-Logging Initiative, in the context of the International Bio-Logging Society, and the Global Initiative on Ungulate Migration. She was Hrdy Fellow in Conservation Biology at Harvard University and is vice-chair of the 2023 GRC in Movement Ecology of Animals.

Ana Trbovich

Dr Ana S. Trbovich is Grid Singularity co-founder and COO, developing grid-aware peer-to-peer energy exchanges, and co-founder and Vice Chair of Energy Web Foundation, energy blockchain technology venture. She serves on UNECE Carbon Neutrality and DENA SET Hub Advisory Boards, and previously as board member at the European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT), AXA and the Belgrade Philharmonic.

She teaches Innovation and Entrepreneurship and has consulted on good governance, competitiveness and innovation policy for international organizations, including the EU and the World Bank, having previously served as Assistant Minister in charge of Serbia’s EU Accession. She holds a PhD from the Fletcher School and Master Degrees from the Fletcher School and the Harvard Kennedy School.

Isabella Annesi-Maesano

Prof. Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Research Director at INSERM and Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, serves as the Deputy Director of the Desbrest Institute of Epidemiology and Public Health, a mixed INSERM and Montpellier University research unit. Her research interests include the explanation of the etiopathogenesis of allergic and respiratory diseases through an exposomic approach.

She has served with various leadership positions numerous international medical societies (ERS, ATS, WAO, EAACI, Union) contributing to Position Papers and editorial boards of numerous medical journals and book series. She has over 600 publications (including two books of Respiratory Epidemiology) totalling a h-index of 63 and 19000 citations. She was awarded internationally. Prof. Annesi-Maesano is a respiratory epidemiologist by training, initially educated in Physics (Rome) and Medicine (Paris)

Gustavo Corrêa Matta

Gustavo Matta is a full researcher at the National School of Public Health at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. He is the Coordinator of the Zika Social Sciences Network and Coordinator of the Social Impacts Working Group at Fiocruz Covid-19 Observatory.

His studies regard Public Health and Social Sciences and Humanities in the following subjects: Global and International Health Policies; Public Health Emergencies from LMICs point of view; Universal Health Systems and Primary Health Care; Social Studies of Sciences in Health; Scientific Production, Equity and Global Health.

Rachel Taylor

Rachel Taylor works for Oxford BRC team as the Public and Community Involvement, Engagement and Participation (PCIEP) lead. Rachel’s background is in public and patient involvement and engagement in research, commissioning and provider organisations, engaging people in service design, review and improvement, with particular emphasis on under-served communities.

Until 2018, she was based at the JR, managing the OUH Patient Experience and Public Engagement.