Current position: Irene has joined the Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Management INGENIO (CSIC-UPV) as European Project Manager in 2014.
Training and work experience: Irene Dede has a Degree in Economics from the University of Valencia (awarded with Distinction 2003). She received a scholarship from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) for final year students and a FPI scholarship, which she enjoyed in INGENIO.
Later, she studied for the Spanish public service examinations, becoming an Economic and Trade Experts of the Ministry of Economy. She has worked in the Directorate General for Domestic Trade and in the Research Unit of the former Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade and in the Sub-Directorate for Evaluation of Trade Policy Instruments of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, conducting studies and reports on commercial distribution and foreign trade.