EPPA Dialogue Lunch with Ms Elisa Roller, 27 October 2022


Debating evidence-based decision-making,
the Commission Perspective
Dialogue lunch
with Ms Elisa Roller,
Director of the “Twin Transition, Economic and Social Affairs” at the Secreteriat-General of the European Commission

Thursday 27 October 2022, 12:00 – 14:00
Place du Luxembourg 2, 1050 Brussels

The dialogue with Mrs Roller is linked to the Research Paper by Daniel Guéguen and Vicky Marissen, EPPA partners, recently published by the College of Europe on “Science-based and evidence-based policy-making in the European Union: coexisting or conflicting concepts?”. This subject, which is not often discussed, is at the core of the European decision-making process.

Please contact carine.renaer@eppa.com for registration.

This event observes the Chatham House Rule. Participation in the event is free but places are limited.


Elisa Roller is the Director of the ‘Twin Transition, Economic and Social Affairs’ at the Secretariat-General of the European Commission. Previously, she was Head of Unit of the RECOVER Task Force at the Secretariat General of the European Commission with responsibility for the Recovery and Resilience Plans in Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Slovenia, and responsibility for public administration and business environment. Between 2012 and 2020, she was Head of a number of different units, including the Common Fisheries Policy and Structural Policy Development and Economic Analysis in the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries in the European Commission. Between 2008 and 2012, she was Deputy Head of Unit for Conception, Forward Studies and Impact Assessment, as well as for Communication and Relations with Third Countries in the Directorate-General for Regional Policy. Before joining the European Commission in 2003, she was a Lecturer in European Politics in the Department of Government, University of Manchester, UK. She received her PhD from the London School of Economics.

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