Caroline has a background in Business Administration (M.A.) and Cross-Cultural-Studies (B.A.). After working as a Key Account Manager at an inter-cultural consultancy company where she was responsible for human resource development and consultancy schemes for international business projects, she turned to project management for large-scale research collaborations. Caroline now has over ten years of experience in managing international projects in the fields of life science and medical research and has worked in a variety of funding schemes, such as FP7, Horizon 2020, IMI, and EDCTP. She is an expert in creating the structural basis for smooth and successful collaboration in large and cross-sector research initiatives and has successfully trained and mentored many junior professionals in the field of research project management.
At LINQ, Caroline supports the management of the EDCTP-funded projects PredictTB and StatinTB, and helps these projects adapt to the new, more virtual work situation caused by the ongoing pandemic. By coordinating efforts towards the creation of virtual learning and support environments for young scientists, she contributes to the development of timely innovative solutions for capacity building. In addition, Caroline uses her expert knowledge and long-term experience to support proposals in various programmes.