Director and Senior Researcher/Evaluator at Blomeyer & Sanz, having established the firm in 2004.
He has an educational background in law, political and administration sciences and economics (LLM, Paris; MA Durham; Diploma, Speyer; PhD Candidate, Bristol).
Before establishing Blomeyer & Sanz in 2004, Roland worked for different private sector consultancies (ECORYS and LRDP, both in Brussels), the German agency for development cooperation (in Frankfurt and Prague) and Strathclyde Regional Council (in Glasgow).
Roland has some 20 years of experience and has worked for a wider range of international, European and national / regional institutions. International organisations include the OSCE and UNDP; European institutions include the Council of Europe, European Parliament, European Commission and a series of different European Union Agencies; national/regional-level experience includes the Swedish International Development Agency and different territorial authorities in Spain and Austria.
Roland is experienced with a series of qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation methods, with specific experience with case study approaches and process tracing.
Roland has delivered research and evaluation assignments in a wide range of policy areas, with a specific interest in integrity and accountability policy, capacity development in the areas of human rights, democracy and the rule of law and the European Union’s Cohesion Policy.
Roland is fluent in English, German, French and Spanish.
Senior Researcher at Blomeyer & Sanz since 2014.
She has an educational background in law and translation (LLM, Alcalá; MA Madrid).
Before working at Blomeyer & Sanz, Margarita worked for the public administration (Regional Ministry of Finances, in Brussels and Toledo) and the private sector (International Road Transport Association – ASTIC, in Madrid). During the period she worked in ASTIC, Margarita was responsible for the department of International relations and relations with the specialised media.
Margarita has 18 years of experience and has worked for the Government of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain), the International Road Union, the French Comité National Routier; European institutions include the Council of Europe, European Parliament, European Commission and a series of different European Union Agencies.
Margarita is experienced with qualitative and EU legal research methods, stakeholders’ consultation, online surveys management and human resources management. She deals with the general administration and legal issues of the Blomeyer & Sanz.
Her main research areas are European Union’s Transport Policy and the EU action in the field of gender equality.
She is fluent in Spanish, French, English and Italian.
Researcher/Evaluator at Blomeyer & Sanz, having joined the firm in January 2014.
He has an educational background in political sciences and a masters in public policies and evaluation (LLM, Bologna; MA Madrid).
Before joining Blomeyer & Sanz in 2014, Nicolò worked in the Italian third sector for almost 10 years in the areas of ageing social services (Bologna).
Nicolò has more than 10 years of experience working with CSOs and local and regional authorities in Italy and Spain. He also worked for various European institutions, including the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Europe as well as for national and international organisations, such us the United Nations Associations of Sweden and the EEA and Norway Grants.
Nicolò has a good command of both qualitative and quantitative methods including desk and field research, stakeholders’ consultation, focus groups and online surveys management.
Nicolò has conducted / contributed to research and evaluation assignments in a broad range of policy areas, including social inclusion, human rights, capacity developments, democracy, ageing, environment, fishery and the European Union’s Cohesion Policy.
Nicolò is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.
She has an educational background in international economic relations (BA, Bratislava) and international security (MA, Paris).
Having previously worked with public affairs at the US Embassy in Bratislava, Veronika has significant experience in policy analysis and communications. She has also contributed to the annual Globsec security conference at the Slovak Atlantic Commission and interned the International Visegrad Fund.
In 2017 Veronika joined Blomeyer & Sanz as intern. She contributed to assignments such as evaluation of the International Code of Conduct Association for the Private Security Providers,transitional allowances in Slovakia and Czech Republic, or ex-ante conditionalities.
After the internship, she continues working at Blomeyer & Sanz. She has worked on issues related to training of maritime fishers and large-scale infrastructure projects of public procurement.
Veronika’s main research interests are security related issues as well as European foreign policies.
Veronika is a native Slovak speaker, understands Czech and speaks fluent English and French. She is currently working on her Russian and Spanish language competencies.
Shreya Mukhopadhyay has an educational background in political science (BA, Jadavpur University, India) and international security (MA, Sciences Po, Paris).
Having previously worked with civil society organisation, parliamentarians in India and, at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Shreya has significant experience in policy analysis, research and advocacy. She has also contributed to the annual reports on disaster risk reduction in South and South-West Asia and East and North-East Asia as well as led projects on women’s economic empowerment.
Her research interest area includes gender, migration, foreign policy and social affairs.
Is the director of the Local Democracy Agency foundation and has over 10 years of experience the fields of human rights, democracy, community development, gender equality, citizen’s participation and civil society. She is based in Gyumri (Armenia) and is fluent in Armenian, English and Russian.
(PhD in Biological Oceanography) Is the head of the Fisheries, Biodiversity and Conservation Group of the Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR) at the University of Algarve. He has more than 25 years experience teaching and researching in fisheries, as well as in the evaluation of projects, programmes and institutes. His mother tongue is Arabic and he is fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.