Borislava Woodford

Position: 
Joint Research Center, European Commission

Ms Borislava Woodford is a Policy Analyst at the New European Bauhaus Initiative Team run under the auspices of the President of the European Commission Mrs Ursula von der Leyen.

She has over 12 years of experience in the field of EU structural and investment funds in several different units of the Commission’s Directorate for Regional and Urban Development, focusing on working with local and regional authorities for creating project pipelines and EU funds management.

Back in 2019, she had a short stint at the Cabinet of Corina Cretu, former Commissioner for regional policy and was part of the team negotiating the European Regional Development Fund Regulation for 2021-2027 in Council and Parliament.

Prior to that, she spent a decade in the private sector working for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young Consultants in London, Paris and Brussels in their Tax and Legal Departments.

A former member of the UK’s ‘’Association of Tax Technicians’, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Services and Spanish from London Metropolitan University and a Masters’ degree in European Integration and Development at University of VUB and Solvay Business School in Brussels.