Amanda Crowfoot

European University Association, Belgium
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Amanda Crowfoot

Amanda Crowfoot has been Secretary General of the European University Association – the collective voice of Europe’s universities, with over 850 members – since January 2020. She is responsible for implementing the Association’s strategic plan, acting as an ambassador for its members, and leading a Secretariat of over 40 staff members. Amanda previously served as Director of Science Europe, the association representing major public research funding and performing organisations in Europe. As Science Europe’s first Director, she was responsible for establishing its office in Brussels in 2012, as well as developing and implementing its policy agenda. From 2001 to 2012, Amanda worked at the UK Research Office – the Brussels office of the UK research councils – first as a European Advisor and then as Director of the Office. In these roles she worked closely with universities in the UK and beyond, assisting them in accessing EU funding and defining their strategies for European engagement. With a background in linguistics, Amanda taught and researched at several UK universities, and was Projects Manager at the Centre for Research and Policy in Disability at Coventry University.