Antonella Noya is Head of the Social Economy and Innovation Unit at the Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. She organizes and coordinates work on the social economy, social entrepreneurship and social innovation within her department. Antonella leads the cooperation with the European Union (DG EMP, DG GROW, EEAS) in these areas of work.
Antonella sits on various national and international scientific committees and policy boards and advisory boards. She represents the OECD in the United Nations Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy, and in the GECES (Group of Experts on Social Economy and Social Enterprises) coordinated by the EC.
Antonella was awarded in 2021 as one of the 100 influential women in social entrepreneurship, by the Euclid network.