Patricia Martínez Sáez

Project Manager and Policy Expert

Patricia is a project manager and policy expert with almost 10 years of professional experience in EU programme and project management in social affairs.

After working in ConexxEurope as the project coordinator of the Erasmus + project European Network of Socially Responsible Universities, Patricia joined AEIDL in 2016 to work as the Project Executive of the H2020 Social Innovation Community project (2016-2019).  She was the project coordinator of the 12-partner COSME project European Migrant Entrepreneurship Network (2017-2020) and project manager of the AMIF projects, Maximising Migrants’ Contribution to Society (2019-2022) and European Platform of Integrating Cities projects (2020- 2023), and the EaSI funded project: Establishing and testing integrated interventions aimed at supporting people in (the most) vulnerable situations – Initiative for innovative integrated interventions in Miskolc (2021-2024).

In 2021, Patricia worked as a policy expert on the EIGE contract, Gender-responsive public procurement and the DG Employment contract, Assessing and disseminating the results of the social innovation calls financed by the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation. In 2022, she identified and analysed cases studies in Spain for the DG Environment contract, Operation of an EU Helpdesk for the Support and Promotion of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP Helpdesk).

Since 2023, she is a policy analyst of the Rural Pact Support Office (2023-2026), and the Horizon Europe projects SafeHabitus (2023-2026) and SERIGO (2024-2027).

She holds first degrees in Law and Political Science & Administration, Master’s degrees in European integration, with a specialisation in European Law, and in European Project Planning and Management. She speaks Spanish (mother tongue), English, Italian, French, and Portuguese. She also holds three diplomas from the United Nations University – Merit on Migration Studies.