Vladimir López-Bassols

Vladimir López-Bassols, Gender Summit 8 Speaker Independent S&T policy consultant.

Vladimir López-Bassols works as an independent consultant on science, technology and innovation (STI) policy and measurement. Recent projects include work for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on indicators of STI and gender, for the World Bank on metrics of innovation capabilities in developing countries, for the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on the measurement of Scientific and Technological Activities (STA), and for the US National Science Foundation (NSF) on R&D and innovation surveys. Previously, Vladimir worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) for almost 20 years on numerous projects relating to the measurement of new technologies and innovation and analysis of their socio-economic impacts. Vladimir holds graduate degrees from Rice University (US) and the University of Paris (France).