Agnieszka Skonieczna is an economist, currently employed as team leader for InvestEU policy windows for the European Commission’s Office of Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN). Since joining the European Commission, her work has been at the intersection of finance and innovation. Prior to DG ECFIN, she led a team in DG TAXUD developing economic analysis for an efficient tax policy. She also worked on EU’s innovation strategy in DG Research and Innovation. Her academic background includes degrees from French, Danish and Polish establishments. She is a 2018 Innovation Eisenhower Fellow, a global network of leaders committed to creating a world more peaceful, prosperous and just.