Cosima Crawford, neé Blasy, has been managing program development and evaluation at NOMIS since 2016.
Born in Germany, Crawford earned a PhD in political science from the University of Bremen (Germany). Prior to her NOMIS appointment, she had worked in the field of science funding for more than eight years. Most of this time she spent in Vienna, employed as a researcher and science policy consultant to the Austrian government and the European Commission. From 2014-2015, she worked in Geneva, Switzerland, where she advised the Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) on their preparations of a major donor conference under the auspices of the German G7 presidency. In her current role, she is supporting the development of a new approach to funding breakthrough science.