Head of Unit Research Infrastructures - DG Research & Innovation, European Commission (EC)

Ms Arana Antelo is a Spanish lawyer specialised in European Law (Université Libre de Bruxelles). She heads the unit responsible for Research Infrastructures in DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission since January 2012. She was former Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science. She has also worked in the Di- rectorate General for Transport and Energy, where she headed the unit responsible for the electricity and gas internal markets. She was previously in the Directorate General for Competition, working on anti-trust and state-aid cases, as well as in the Directorate General for External Relations.