Learn about LPRC Team

Adrienn Cseko

Adrienn Cseko

Managing Director

Adrienn is the Managing Director of LPRC and coordinator of MACARONIGHT - Researchers` Night of Macaronesia, H2020 Marie Curie project. Her main professional interest lies in geoscience communication including public outreach. She spends most of her free time outdoors walking & hiking. Contact her at director_at_lapalmacentre.eu

Ariadna Ortega Rodríguez

Ariadna Ortega Rodríguez

Communications Manager

Ariadna Ortega Rodríguez is a Canarian translator with a background in European laws and political sciences. She is passionate about literature and current affairs, as well as arts. Ariadna has lived in several countries throughout Europe and likes to learn and live other cultures and ways of life. She dreams with visiting every continent one day. Contact her at ariadna.ortega_at_lapalmacentre.eu

Luís Lopes

Luís Lopes

Project Manager

Luis is a Portuguese geoscientist with an educational background in both Biology and Earth Sciences. His working interests lie mainly in Minerology, Petrology, Geochemistry and Geological Resources. Luis is an eager learner and thrives to know more about topics such as Science, History or Literature. Contact him at luislopes_at_lapalmacentre.eu

Laia d’Armengol

Laia d’Armengol

Project Manager

Laia is an environmental scientist with a strong interest in the human dimensions of global change. Her main motivation is seeking multi stakeholder collaboration towards sustainable social-ecological systems. She enjoys forest bathing and playing with sea waves. Contact her at laia.darmengol_at_lapalmacentre.eu

Márcio Tameirão

Márcio Tameirão

Project Manager

Márcio is a geologist from Brazil, whose main interests lie in energy, groundwater and tectonics; and nowadays he focuses on European projects, and project management. Márcio has lived in four countries among three different continents, and his main hobbies are good food, working out and watching movies. Contact him at marcio.tameirao_at_lapalmacentre.eu

Helena Robert i Campos

Helena Robert i Campos

Social Sciences Researcher

Helena is a researcher focused on social and environmental justice. She holds an MSc in Gender, Development, and Globalisation and BA in Global Studies. To balance computer-based work and time outdoors, Helena enjoys dancing and CrossFit training, combines running, hiking, and rock climbing, and loves reading to rest and continue learning. You can contact her at helena.robert.campos_at_lapalmacentre.eu.

Emma Medina Sánchez

Emma Medina Sánchez

Environmental Scientist

Emma is an environmental scientist, with specialty in evaluation and management of the natural environment. Her main working interests are on sustainability and biodiversity conservation. She loves outdoor activities in the countryside, to photograph landscapes and discover hidden places, as well as working out and spending time with friends. You can contact her at
emma.medina@lapalmacentre.eu

Anna Chiara Vigna

Anna Chiara Vigna

Junior Project Manager

Anna Chiara is a project manager with expertise in geopolitics, international security and the weaponisation of critical raw material supply chains. She holds an MA in Transnational Governance from the European University Institute and a BA in International Studies from the University of Trento. In her spare time she enjoys crocheting and training in aerial silks. Contact her at
annachiara.vigna@lapalmacentre.eu

Emese Karácsonyi

Emese Karácsonyi

Innovation Manager

Emese is an Innovation Manager with a masters degree in environmental management and policy. Her major work focus is on the facilitation of taking research results to the market and her interest areas include green innovations and the circular economy with an overall aim to support the internalization of green aspects into innovation processes. Emese is a competitive freediver and loves spending time underwater. Contact her at
ekaracsonyi@lapalmacentre.eu

Balazs Bodo

Senior Advisor

Balazs is the Senior Advisor and head of Technology Foresight unit at LPRC. He spends most of his free time in his garden surrounded by almond & pomegranate trees.
Contact him: research_at_lapalmacentre.eu

Support & Administration

Gabriella Foti

Gabriella Foti

Financial Manager

Gabriella is a Hungarian financial expert with strong experience in bussiness plannning, controlling and general accountancy with special knowledge on SME-s. Contact: gabriellafoti_at_lapalmacentre.eu