Meet the team

Antonio Avenoso Executive Director

Antonio Avenoso

Antonio has worked at ETSC since 2001, and was appointed to the role of Executive Director in 2008. Within ETSC Antonio has managed several international research networks and road safety programmes. Email: antonio.avenoso@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0333

  • Italian
  • English
  • French
Ellen Townsend Policy Director

Ellen Townsend

Ellen is responsible for ETSC's advocacy campaigns at EU level. She has worked on EU policy since 2000 and was previously at the environmental organisations BirdLife International and WWF. Email: ellen.townsend@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0337

  • English
  • French
  • German
Graziella Jost Projects Director

Graziella Jost

Graziella joined ETSC in 2005 and manages the iSAFER project focused on Intelligent Speed Assistance. She is also responsible for overseeing all the ETSC's projects. Email: graziella.jost@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0332

  • French
  • English
Dudley Curtis Communications Manager

Dudley Curtis

Dudley joined ETSC in 2013. He has twelve years of experience managing communications in Brussels NGOs and previously worked as a producer for BBC Online and as a consultant at IBM. Email: dudley.curtis@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0330

  • English
  • French
Paolo Ferraresi Finance Manager

Paolo Ferraresi

Paolo has over 15 years of experience in financial management of non-profit organisations in Brussels. He was previously the managing director of a research and development organisation. Email: paolo.ferraresi@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0334

  • Italian
  • English
  • French
  • German
Ilyas Daoud Project Manager

Ilyas Daoud

Ilyas joined ETSC in 2010. He manages the Bike Pal and Safe and Sober projects and assists with the PIN programme. He has previously worked as a project coordinator at the International Union of Railways (UIC). Email: ilyas.daoud@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0338

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
Francesca Podda Project Manager

Francesca Podda

Francesca joined ETSC in 2009 and works on the YEARS project, involving young engineering students from all over Europe. She also manages the SMART project on drink driving. Email: francesca.podda@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0331

  • Italian
  • English
  • French
Luana Bidasca Project Manager

Luana Bidasca

Luana joined ETSC in 2012 and works on EU policy issues and ETSC's work-related road safety project PRAISE. She has previously worked at the European Commission and as a researcher for a public affairs agency. Email: luana.bidasca@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0336

  • Romanian
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Dovilė Adminaitė Project Officer

Dovilė Adminaitė

Dovilė joined ETSC in 2014 and works on the Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) programme. She previously worked on transport issues for the Lithuanian government's presidency of the European Union and in the transport department of the Council of the EU. Email: dovile.adminaite@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0335

  • English
  • Lithuanian
Michaela Nemeckova Project Officer

Michaela Nemeckova

Michaela joined ETSC in 2016 and works on the REVIVE project. She has previously worked at the Community of European Railways (CER). Before that, she was at the European Parliament and the development organisation CONCORD. Email: michaela.nemeckova@etsc.eu | Phone: +32 2 738 0339

  • English
  • Czech
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