Carina Dantas

International Projects Manager

Carina Dantas has a degree in Law and post graduate studies in Psychotherapy, and over 20 years-experience in health and social care. Highly interested in data sharing governance, mainly in empowering citizens and fostering awareness in this area.

Besides being Senior International Projects Manager for the ECHAlliance, she is also a member of the management team of the The Digital Health Society

She is the Chair of the COST Action NET4Age-Friendly, Coordinator of the Stakeholders Network on SHAFE – Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments and the Portuguese Network on SHAFE, Vice-President of the European Covenant on Demographic Change and Main Coordinator of group D4 of the EIP-AHA.

She is evaluator/reviewer for the European Commission, Eureka, AAL and EIT Digital; member of the Expert Team developing the EU Ethics framework for the ICT Profession, as external expert for CEN/CENELEC; and Team Leader of the group of experts designing the Reference Guidelines in the Field of Ethics, Data Privacy and Security, contracted by the AAL Programme.

Also, Carina is CEO of SHINE 2Europe, member of the Standing Committee on Policy and Advocacy of the International Health Literacy Association, the Advisory Board of Homes4life and reviewer of ICF Journal and MDPI. She has written over 200 proposals for funded projects and implemented/managed several of them, for different funding programmes.