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Emilie Weynants

EU Projects and Communication Manager

Emilie joined the team in April 2022. She is leading ILSI Europe’s communication strategy and outreach activities. She is also involved in several EU-funded projects where ILSI Europe is communication and dissemination partner.


She holds a master’s degree in Bioengineering and another in Communications, both form the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. Previously, she was working as communication officer for a Belgian nature protection organisation, then for the European Commission’s Joint Research Center in the Directorate for Sustainable Resources. She is passionate about making science accessible to a wider audience. She likes experimenting with various communication tool and techniques, especially when it comes to graphic design.


In her free time, Emilie enjoys cooking, spending time in nature or in her vegetable garden, hiking, and training in disciplines like CrossFit, HIIT and aerial acrobatics.