Kerstin Rosenow
Head of Unit ‘Research & Innovation’, DG AGRI, European Commission

Kerstin Rosenow is Head of Unit ‘Research & Innovation’ in DG AGRI, European Commission where she is responsible for agricultural research under EU research programmes and the European Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-AGRI). Her unit provides the secretariat for the mission board Soil Health and Food. Previously, she was Head of Unit in the EC Research Executive Agency (REA)  where she managed the implementation of the project portfolio for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 (food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime, and inland water research and the bioeconomy). She has been working in the EC for over 17 years after covering a managerial position in the German administration (Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU). For DG AGRI she coordinated negotiations with pre-accession and candidate countries and the preparation of the 2014-2020 CAP legislative framework. She studied law, politics and administration in Marburg, Grenoble and Bruges.

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