Team

Our Experts

DIRECTOR

Michelle Perello

 

michelle.perello(at)consulta-europa.com

She holds a MA in International and Diplomatic Sciences and a Phd at Politecnico di Torino.
She has been working since 2004 as freelance consultant in EU programmes and funding and politics for innovation and territorial development. She established Consulta Europa in 2009 and settled the company in Gran Canaria.
Her main research interests are regional and European innovation policies, social innovation, business and innovation models.

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Annick Bilhou Briganti

 

annick.bilhou(at)consulta-europa.com

Graduate in Business Administration and Management in France.

As Business developer in a public US organisation in Europe for 12 years and as Trade expert in a EU private organisation for 2 years, she has experience in implementing and coordinating trade and investments projects as well as conducting Trade missions and investment seminars across Europe. She speaks five European languages (French, Italian, English, Spanish and German)

In Consulta Europa, she deals with the development and management of Horizon 2020 projects, including FORWARD project, among others.

RESEARCHER AND PROJECT MANAGER

Cira Mendoza

 

cira.mendoza(at)consulta-europa.com

Bachelor’s degree in Economics and MSc in Tourism Management and Planning from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). She also completed a PhD in Applied Economics, granted with a pre-doctoral contract from the Canary Islands government.
She is also a lecturer at the ULPGC and has done research on several projects related to her principal area of interest: economy applied to tourism and transport.

RESEARCHER AND PROJECT MANAGER

José Benedicto

 

jose.benedicto(at)consulta-europa.com

PhD in human geography in Brunel University London (United Kingdom) and master equivalent in business management by the Universidad de Valencia.
He has experience in: the evaluation of the socio-economic impact of conservation projects, sustainability in small islands, multi-criteria analysis and participative decision-making.
Researcher in Consulta Europa since 2017 and, at the same time, he is managing the Interreg Europe GROW RUP project.

RESEARCHER AND PROJECT MANAGER

Javier López-Murcia

 

javier.lopez(at)consulta-europa.com

Graduate in Business Administration and Management and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainable Coastal Management.
He has experience in eco-sanitation and solid and liquid waste management proyects. Apart from this, sustainable development, Circular Economy and marine and coastal conservation constitute his main research areas.
In Consulta Europa, he deals with the development and management of Horizon 2020 projects, including URBAN-WASTE project, among others.