Carina Dantas has a degree in Law and post graduate studies in Psychotherapy, and over 20 years-experience in health and social care. Highly interested in data sharing governance, mainly in empowering citizens and fostering awareness in this area. She is Senior International Projects Manager for the ECHAlliance, member of the management team of The Digital Health Society and CEO of SHINE 2Europe. She is the Chair of the COST Action NET4Age-Friendly, Coordinator of the Stakeholders Network on SHAFE – Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments and the Portuguese Network on SHAFE, Vice-President of the European Covenant on Demographic Change and member of the Standing Committee on Policy and Advocacy of the International Health Literacy Association.
She is evaluator/reviewer for the European Commission, Eureka, AAL and EIT Digital; member of the Expert Team developing the EU Ethics framework for the ICT Profession, as external expert for CEN/CENELEC; and Team Leader of the group of experts designing the Reference Guidelines in the Field of Ethics, Data Privacy and Security, contracted by the AAL Programme. Also, Ethics Board Member of the H2020 Valuecare and IMI Beamer projects, Advisory Board Member of the H2020/MSCA/AAL projects ReHyb, VisuAAL, PROCare4Life, Tactile, Homes4life, Uptake and reviewer of ICF Journal, Geriatrics and MDPI.