Angela Liberatore is Head of Unit on Social Sciences and Humanities at the European Research Council Executive Agency. The Unit manages the evaluations and monitoring of projects submitted to ERC in that domain. Previously Angela worked in DG RTD of the European Commission (EC) in the International Cooperation, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Environment programmes. She participated in the EC work on the White Paper on European Governance and the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change. Angela holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences and a degree in Philosophy.