Lucia Costanzo

Senior Manager, Engagement | Joint Air Quality Unit | Defra/DfT at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

Senior Manager, Engagement, Joint Air Quality Unit, Defra/DfT
Policy Fellow Alumna, Centre for Science and Policy

Lucia Costanzo is Senior Manager for Engagement in the Joint Air Quality Unit (Defra/DfT). Until January 2020, Lucia was Assistant Director, Higher Education Strategy & Policy Directorate in the Department for Education.

She was previously Assistant Director at the Research Funding Unit in the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS), with particular responsibility for NERC and ETI.

Before joining the Research Funding Unit, Lucia was as Head of EU Research Policy at BIS, focussing on Research Policy within the EU, as part of the work of the International Science and Innovation Unit (ISIU).

  • 11 November 2014, 3pm

    The GCSA at 50: reflections on the past, present and future of scientific advice

    To mark the GCSA's 50th birthday, the Royal Society, GO-Science, SPRU, and the Centre for Science and Policy, are working in partnership to host a special event on the past, present and future of scientific advice.

  • 15 January 2013, 5pm

    Experts, publics and open policy

    The third in a series of seminars looking at ways in which government can make more effective use of scientists and scientific advice in the context of Civil Service reform and a move towards open policy making.