Ana Cristina Cardoso
Ana Cristina Cardoso is a marine biologist, with a ‘Licenciatura’ (long cycle degree) in marine biology and fisheries, and a Ph.D. in marine biology.
She has joined the European Commission, Joint Research Centre, in 1995 as a scientific officer. Since then, she has contributed and coordinated several institutional research and science-policy interface projects in the fields of freshwater, marine ecology and biodiversity. She has also participated in several EU-funded or other international and national research projects in these fields.
She is (co)author of >100 publications (>50 in peer-reviewed international journals). Current research interests include the assessment of alien invasive species and their impacts on natural ecosystems. She was involved in EASIN conceptual design and she is responsible for its coordination.