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Uta Staiger is the co-founder and Executive Director of the UCL European Institute. Since 2010, she has led the Institute in its mission to both create and curate opportunities for research on Europe, within and beyond UCL. In consultation with the Institute's Academic Director, currently Prof Piet Eeckhout (UCL Laws), Uta leads on the strategic development of the Institute, and designs and oversees its portfolio of activities. She is also helps drive UCL's policy engagement on EU and European matters, including relationships with key stakeholders. 

In June 2017, Uta was appointed as UCL's Pro-Vice-Provost (Europe), a strategic role shaping UCL's engagement with Europe, and acting as ambassador and advocate for UCL's work on the continent. In this role she contributes to UCL's institutional strategy on Brexit, while also co-convening the university's steering group on the research-based response to Brexit.