Manuel Palazuelos Martinez
Manuel works for the European Commission, where he is currently one of the people leading the work of the Smart Specialisation Platform of the DG Joint Research Center. He has developed a good part of his career at DG ECFIN, the Directorate General of Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Commission in Brussels. Prior to joining the Commission, Manuel Palazuelos taught in university, at the Department of Economics of the London School of Economics (LSE), where he was awarded five annual prizes for excellence in teaching, and where he did his postgraduate studies. He has also other postgraduate and graduate degrees both in Spain and the UK, and has presented his academic research in numerous universities such as Oxford, Columbia, London School of Economics, Cambridge or Georgetown.