European Commission Directorate -General for International Cooperation and Development, Belgium
Robert BURMANJER is currently Head of Unit for Knowledge Management in the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission.
Prior to that he held several other management positions such as Head of Unit for Coordination of Research Policy with other Community Policies, Competition Policy and State Aid for Research, International Scientific Cooperation Policy, the International Research Cooperation Programme, the European Social Sciences and Humanities Programme and he was also responsible for S/T Relations with North and South America.
Before joining the European Commission, Robert Burmanjer worked for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague and was subsequently posted to Rome and Abu Dhabi.
He holds an MBA from the State University of Groningen (The Netherlands) and graduated in International Economic Relations from that same University. He was also a researcher in industrial economics at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) and was equally a member of the Institute's Academic Council.
Robert Burmanjer is Officer in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.